The Kinship Treatment Foster Care Initiative Toolkit

Great new resource for supporting kinship placements from Foster Family-based Treatment Association. Download the toolkit.

The Foster Family-based Treatment Association would like to thank the many individuals who have shared their expertise and resources for this Toolkit including: members of the FFTA Kinship TFC Advisory Committee; the Kinship TFC Summit leaders and participants; and especially to Jennifer Miller and Rebecca Robuck of ChildFocus for their assistance with writing this Toolkit and for their ongoing guidance. This Toolkit was funded by the Annie E. Casey Foundation. We thank them for their support but acknowledge that the findings and conclusions presented in this publication are those of the author alone, and do not necessarily reflect the opinions of the Foundation.

The Foster Family-based Treatment Association’s mission is to strengthen agencies that support families caring for vulnerable children. This is carried out through the provision of Program Standards, technical assistance, professional development programs and other resources to help agencies serving children and youth in family-based treatment settings. FFTA’s membership is comprised of over 400 agencies that treatment foster care and other family-based treatment services throughout the United States and Canada. For more information, visit

Foster Family-based Treatment Association. (2015). The Kinship Treatment Foster Care Initiative Toolkit. Hackensack, NJ: Author.

Permission to copy all or portions of this Toolkit is granted as long as this publication, the Foster Family-based Treatment Association, and any applicable references are acknowledged in any reproduction, quotation or use.

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