Bergström, M. & Höjman L. (2015) Is multidimensional treatment foster care (MTFC) more effective than treatment as usual in a three-year follow-up? Results from MTFC in a Swedish setting.  European Journal of Social Work.  Volume 18 (Abstract)


Biehal, N., Dixon, J., Parry, E., Sinclair, I., Green, J., Roberts, C., Kay, C., Rothwell, J., Kapadia, D., and Roby, A. (2012). The Care Placements Evaluation (CaPE) Evaluation of Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care for Adolescents (MTFC-A). Research conducted by Universities of York and Manchester commissioned by the Department for Education. (Full report)


Biehal, N., Ellison, S., Sinclair, I., Randerson, C., Richards, A. Mallon, S., Kay, C., Green, J., Bonin, E. and Beecham, J. (2010) A Report on the Intensive Fostering Pilot Programme, Youth Justice Board, London. (Abstract)   


Dixon, J., Biehal, N., Green, J., Sinclair, I., Kay, C., and Elizabeth Parry (2014). Trials and Tribulations: Challenges and Prospects for Randomised Controlled Trials of Social Work with Children. British Journal of Social Work, 44, 1563–1581 (Abstract)


Fisher, P. (2014) Review: Adoption, fostering, and the needs of looked after and adopted children. Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 20 (1), pages 5-12 (Full article


Green, J., Biehal, N., Roberts, C., Dixon, J., Kay, C., Parry, E., Rothwell, J., Roby, A., Kapadia, D., Scott, S., and Sinclair, I. (2014). Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care for Adolescents in English care: randomised trial and observational cohort evaluation. British Journal of Psychiatry, 204 (3) 214-221 (Full article)  


Green, J., Biehal, N., Roberts, C., Dixon, J., Kay, C., Parry, E., Rothwell, J., Roby, A., Kapadia, D., Scott, S., and Sinclair, I. (2014). Authors’ reply to Harold and DeGarmo. The British Journal of Psychiatry, Volume 205, Issue 6 pp 498-499. (Available to purchase)  


Harold, G. and DeGarmo, D (2014). Concerns regarding an evaluation of MTFC-A for adolescents in English care. The British Journal of Psychiatry Volume 205, Issue 6 (Available to purchase)


Harold, G., Kerr, D., Van Ryzin, M., DeGarmo, D., Rhoades, K., Leve L. (2013) Depressive Symptom Trajectories Among Girls in the Juvenile Justice System: 24-month Outcomes of an RCT of Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care. Prevention Science, (Abstract)


Holmes, L., Ward, H. and McDermid, S. (2012) Calculating and comparing the costs of multidimensional treatment foster care in English local authorities. Children and Youth Services Review 34, 11, 2141-2146. (Full article)


Jonkman, C., Bolle, E., Lindeboom, R., Schuengel, C., Oosterman, M., Boer, F., and Lindauer, J. (2012). Multidimensional treatment foster care for preschoolers: early findings of an implementation in the Netherlands.  Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Mental Health 6 (38) (Full article)


Leve, L., Harold, G. T., Chamberlain, P., Landsverk, J. A., Fisher, P. A., Vostanis, P. (2012) Practitioner Review: Children in foster care – vulnerabilities and evidence-based interventions that promote resilience processes. Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 53:12, pp 1197-1211. (Full article)


Luke, N., Sinclair, I., Woolgar, M., and Sebba, J. (2014) What works in preventing and treating poor mental health in looked after children? NSPCC (Full document)


Marshall, J. & Smith, P. (2013). Multi-dimensional Treatment Foster Care (MTFC): Preventing and treating offending among looked after children. Forensic Update Issue 12 Published by the British Psychological Society (Available to buy online or request a copy from ResearchGate)


Rhoades, K. A., Chamberlain, P., Roberts, R., Leve, L. (2013) MTFC for High-Risk Adolescent Girls:
A Comparison of Outcomes in England and the United States. 
 Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 22:435-449 (Full article)


Sinclair, I., Parry, E., Biehal, N., Fresen, J., Kay, C., Scott, S., and Green, J. (2016) Multi‑dimensional Treatment Foster Care in England: differential effects by level of initial antisocial behaviourEuropean Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 25, 843-852 (Full article)


Smith, D., Chamberlain, P., Eddy, M. (2010) Preliminary Support for Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care in Reducing Substance Use in Delinquent Boys.  Journal of Child & Adolescent Substance Abuse, 19:343-358 (Abstract)


Waterman, C., (2015) The right to a fair trial. Better: Evidence-based education, 18 (7), 14-15 (Full article)


Westermark, P. K., Hansson, K., Olsson, M. (2010) Multidimensional treatment foster care (MTFC):  results from an independent replication. Journal of Family Therapy (2010) 1-23 (Full article


Wiggins, M., Austerberry, H. & Ward, H. (2012) Implementing evidence-based programmes in children’s services: key issues for success. Report written for the Department of Education (Full document)