Psychosocial interventions for children and adolescents in foster care: review of research literature.

Journal Article (Journal Article;Review)

Between one-half and three-fourths of children entering foster care exhibit behavioral or social-emotional problems warranting mental health care. This paper, condensed and updated from a technical report prepared for Casey Family Programs in 2005, reviews evidence-based and promising interventions for the most prevalent mental conditions found among children in foster care. This paper also makes several recommendations regarding increasing access to mental health care and effective psychosocial interventions for foster care children.

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Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Landsverk, JA; Burns, BJ; Stambaugh, LF; Reutz, JAR

Published Date

  • 2009

Published In

Volume / Issue

  • 88 / 1

Start / End Page

  • 49 - 69

PubMed ID

  • 19653453

International Standard Serial Number (ISSN)

  • 0009-4021


  • eng

Conference Location

  • United States