The Early Intervention Foster Care Program: Permanent Placement Outcomes From a Randomized Trial

  title={The Early Intervention Foster Care Program: Permanent Placement Outcomes From a Randomized Trial},
  author={Philip A. Fisher and Bert O. Burraston and Katherine C Pears},
  journal={Child Maltreatment},
  pages={61 - 71}
Preschool-aged foster children face multiple risks for poor long-term outcomes. These risks appear to increase with the number of placement changes experienced. The Early Intervention Foster Care Program (EIFC) targets the spectrum of challenges that preschool-aged foster children face via a team approach delivered in home and community settings. In this article, we report on permanent placement outcomes from the EIFC randomized clinical trial. Children in EIFC had significantly fewer failed… 

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