Therapeutic Foster Care at Kennedy Krieger Institute.

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Therapeutic Foster Care is committed to ensuring that there are enough qualified individuals and professionals in the community to support children with special needs. Through an interdisciplinary staff of highly skilled professionals, the program provides specialized training and technical assistance to individuals and professionals who want to learn more about children with serious physical, medical, cognitive and emotional challenges. Training is individually designed to meet the specific needs of beginning and advanced level administrators, social workers, case managers, foster and adoptive parents, therapists and other professionals. See our Events Calendar for scheduled training dates for each individual support group.

Training and technical assistance can be provided in the following areas:

Support from experienced professionals

Training provided through the Therapeutic Foster Care Program is coordinated by clinical social workers experienced in the delivery of services to children in the foster care system who have a variety of disabilities and medical conditions. Experts, including nurses, physicians, psychologists, physical, occupational, and speech therapists, social workers and treatment foster parents who are experienced presenters, develop the training and technical assistance programs.

To make a training request or obtain additional information

Requests for training or technical assistance can be made directly to the Coordinator of Recruitment and Training for the Therapeutic Foster Care Program at 443-923-3800.

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