The Unique Needs of Children in Foster Care: An interview with Lydia Strawbridge, LCSW
Treatment Foster Care (TFC) differs from traditional foster care in its capacity to serve a population with a higher level of need. In this interview, Lydia Strawbridge walks us through the ins and outs of TFC. Lydia is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Virginia and she is the Program Manager for Commonwealth Catholic Charities’ TFC program in Roanoke,VA. Together we cover topics to include:
What is Treatment Foster Care?
What makes a great foster family?
Some of the unique needs of children in foster care
Advice for professionals on collaboration and moving as a team to best support and treat children in foster care.