Understanding Practices in Residential Treatment Facilities for Youth (In Focus Brief)
Serious behavioral and emotional disorders affect millions of America’s children and their families. Mathematica Policy Research, along with the Center for Health Care Strategies, the Annie E. Casey Foundation, and the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration, has recently published a series of studies that examines the quality of care in residential treatment facilities (RTFs) for children and youth with behavioral and emotional disorders.
Emerging Roles of Residential Treatment Centers in the Child and Adolescent Mental Health Services System
Center for Health Care Strategies
The Annie E Casey Foundation
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration