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Treatment Foster-Care Parents are men and women, 25 years of age or older who provide intensive treatment and support services in their home on a full-time basis to children and adolescences who have severe emotional and behavioral disorders often stemming from abuse and neglect.  The goal of a Treatment parent is to provide a warm, stable, nurturing environment coupled with the therapeutic intervention needed to treat and prepare a child for return to his or her biological or extended family, or for transition to the least restrictive appropriate setting. 

Each Treatment Parent becomes part of a multi-disciplinary treatment team, led by a coordinator. The coordinator works with the foster parent(s), biological family, psychologists, psychiatrists, pediatricians and other behavioral and medical specialists as necessary to meet the child's individualized treatment plan.

 

Qualifications for a Treatment Parent:

  • Have a desire to improve a child's life

  • Be at least 25 years of age

  • Have physical space in your home

  • Pass all criminal and background checks for all members of the household

  • Complete 40 Hours of Preservice Training

  • Complete application and homestudy process

  • Work as active member of the team in the best interest of the child.

Apply

Behavioral Respite Parents are men and women who provide an as-needed basic, relief for the Foster Parents or Biological Parents by taking over their duties so that they can have time off. Respite Parenting is ideal for individuals willing to give some time to children.

Qualifications for a Respite Parent:

  • Have a desire to improve a child's life

  • Be at least 21 years of age

  • Pass all criminal and background checks

  • Complete application process

  • Complete 20 Hours of Preservice Training.

Apply


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