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Placement Options

Private Placement
  • Private Placement is a short term voluntary placement in therapeutic foster care while the parent/guardian retains custody.
  • Private Placement is approved through the insurance company (Management Care Company/MCO).
  • The current MCO’s that participate are the following: Aetna Better Health of Kentucky, Anthem Blue Cross Blue Shield, Humana and Wellcare of Kentucky. Each MCO has varying standards and approval time and participation may change.
  • The therapeutic foster parent provides a safe, secure, loving home while the youth is in the program; working with the professionals as well as parent/guardian to ensure quality services/supports are provided.
  • Treatment Team Meetings to discuss the treatment plan goals including progress and area of need.
  • TFC therapist provides specialized individual and family therapy based on the need of the child/adolescent and family as a whole.
  • TFC Case Manager’s work with the MCO’s to request services and coordinates overall care and needs. Phone calls and home visits based on the youth and what the team agrees on.
  • Private Placement referral for referring professionals.
Department of Community Based Services (DCBS) States Care
  • Referrals are made by DCBS and the length of stay depends on their individual case and permanency goal.
  • The therapeutic foster parent provides a safe, secure, loving home while the youth is in the program; working with the professionals as well as parent/guardian to ensure quality services/supports are provided.
  • Treatment Team Meetings to discuss the treatment plan goals.
  • TFC therapist provides specialized individual and family therapy based on the need of the child/adolescent and family as a whole.
  • TFC Case Managers coordinates care in all settings; community, school and home.

“Mental illness can happen to anyone, no matter what age, economic status, or race. At any given time, 25 million Americans, nearly one in five, suffer from a clearly diagnosable mental disorder that interferes with employment, attendance at school, or daily life.” –National Association of Mental Health.

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