Anu Family Services-Healing Homes

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Program/Intervention Name

Anu Family Services-Healing Home


Treatment Foster Care

Program/Intervention Description

Healing Homes is a treatment foster home program. Foster parents are trained in trauma informed parenting, grief and loss work and the importance of establishing permanency connections for youth in placement. Parents focus on understanding the pain and trauma causing the behavior and respond with trauma sensitive interventions. As a component of healing the relational trauma, focus on understanding trauma history and building networks of support. Focus on (1) Connections; (2) Protective capacity that enhances child's sense of safety from further harm; (3) Grief work-foster parents are a partner in the trauma work (4) Regulating-Integrative healing that may include equine assisted therapy, yoga, or meditation.

Intervention Target Population Identified (Age Group)


Program Goals/Outcomes

Treatment parents facilitate healing relational trauma and enhance child's wellbeing.

QIC Target Group

Pre -Target 1

QIC Adoption/Guardianship Relevance Levels

LEVEL 2: Adapted for Adoption or Guardianship

QIC level of Evidence

LEVEL 5: Better Practice

Intervention Web Site/URL

Contact Person/Purveyor

Amelia Franck Meyer


Anu Family Services

Contact Email

Contact Phone


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