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Improving the emotional and behavioural health of looked after children and young people

Knowledge Review

This knowledge review aims to tell us what works in improving the emotional and behavioural health of looked after children and young people, on the basis of a rapid and systematic review of research literature and analysis of key data. As recommended in the sloping study on which this review builds, we focus on the interventions for which the evidence base is most developed and relevant to the review subject. This review therefore focuses on ‘enhanced foster care’ (an umbrella term under which specific intensive foster care intervention programmes such as multi-dimensional treatment foster care sit).