|Title:||Therapeutic Foster Care Parent|
|Department:||Warren Service Center- TFC-Bowling Green,KY|
Therapeutic Foster Parent Role:
A Therapeutic Foster Parent (TFP) will provide a nurturing, flexible, consistent and stable home for children and adolescents in foster care. A TFP will obtain specialized training to help them best meet the needs of the foster youth. A TFP works with a team that includes a case manager, therapist and (at times) psychiatrist to meet the therapeutic needs of the youth. A TFP also collaborates with the Department of Community Based Services to coordinate visits with the birth family if appropriate.