Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care–Adolescents

Evidence Rating: Effective - More than one study

Date: This profile was posted on June 10, 2011


Program Summary

A behavioral treatment alternative to residential placement for adolescents who have problems with chronic antisocial behavior, emotional disturbance, and delinquency. This program is rated Effective. It was associated with a significant drop in official criminal referral rates, involvement in criminal activities, and days spent in lock up among MTFC-A boys. Similarly, the program was associated with a significant reduction in delinquency and days spent in lock up among MTFC-A girls.

You can read the full review on CrimeSolutions.gov.

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