therapeutic (or treatment) foster home
- A type of foster home where the foster parents, after receiving special training, can care for children and adolescents with significant emotional or behavioral challenges and are given more supervision and assistance than in regular foster homes
- After additional training, the Smiths transformed their residence into a therapeutic foster home.
- Children with behavioral difficulties often fare better in a therapeutic foster home.
- The agency provides additional support to the Johnsons as they run their therapeutic foster home.