Mission: The foster family-based treatment association strengthens agencies that support families caring for vulnerable children.
Programs: The foster family-based treatment association provides members services to over 400 agenicies with treatment foster care programs throughtout the united states and canada. Products and services include technical assistance,program standards,publications,professional development,research and newletters. The association hosts an annual conference that features workshops covering clincial,administrative and management practices that are designed to create positive outcomes for vulnerable children and youth in out of home care. In addition, the association supports advocacy efforts that educate legislators and adminstrative bodies about the effectiveness of foster care treatment and promotes policies that faciliate family-based treatment,stability and permanency for children in foster care.