2009 & earlier


Chamberlain, P., Leve, L., & DeGarmo, D.S. (2007). Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care for girls in the juvenile justice system: 2-year follow-up of a randomized clinical trial. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 75 (1), 187-193. (Full article)


Chamberlain, P., Leve, L. D., and Smith, D. K. (2006). Preventing behavior problems and health-risking behaviors in girls in foster care. International Journal of Behavioral Consultation and Therapy. 2(4), 518-530. (Full article)


Chamberlain, P., Price, J., Leve, L., Laurent, H., Landsverk, J., and Reid, J. (2008). Prevention of behavior problems for children in foster care: Outcomes and mediation effects. Prevention Science, 9, 17-27. (Full article)


Eddy, M., Bridges Whaley, R., and Chamberlain, P. (2004). The prevention of violent behaviour by chronic and serious male juvenile offenders: A 2-year follow-up of a randomized clinical trialJournal of Family Psychology, 12(1), 2-8. (Full article)


Fisher, P., Burraston, B., and Pears, K. (2005). The Early Intervention Foster Care program: Permanent placement outcomes from a randomized trial. Child Maltreatment, 10, 61-71. (Full article)


Fisher, P. A., and Chamberlain, P. (2000). Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care: A program for intensive parenting, family support, and skill building. Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 8, 155-164. (Full article)


Fisher, P., Chamberlain, P., and Leve, L. (2009) Improving the lives of foster children through evidenced-based interventions. Vulnerable Children and Youth Studies, Vol. 4 (2), pp. 122-127 (Full article)


Fisher, P., Gunnar, M., Dozier, M., Bruce, J., and Pears, K. (2006). Effects of a therapeutic intervention for foster children on behavior problems, caregiver attachment, and stress regulatory neural systems. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1094, 215-225. (Full article)


Fisher, P., and Kim, H. K. (2007). Intervention effects on foster preschoolers’ attachment-related behaviors from a randomized trial. Prevention Science, 8, 161-170 (Full article)


Fisher, P., Kim, H., Pears, K. (2009) Effects of Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care for Preschoolers (MTFC-P) on reducing permanent placement failures among children with placement instability. 31 (5) pp 541-546 (Full article)


Fisher, P., and Stoolmiller, M. (2008). Intervention effects on foster parent stress: Associations with child cortisol levels. Development and Psychopathology, 20, 1003-1021. (Full article)


Fisher, P., Stoolmiller, M., Gunnar, M., and Burraston, B. (2007) Effects of a therapeutic intervention for foster preschoolers on diurnal cortisol activity. Psychoneuroendocrinology 32, 892-905. (Full article


Kerr, D., Leve, L., and Chamberlain, P. (2009) Pregnancy rates among Juvenile Justice Girls in two randomized controlled trials of MTFC. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Vol. 77. No. 3, 588-593. (Full article)


Leve, L. D., & Chamberlain, P. (2005). Association with delinquent peers: Intervention effects for youth in out-of-home care.  Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 33(3), 339-347. (Abstract)


Leve, L., and Chamberlain, P. (2006). A randomized evaluation of Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care: Effects on school attendance and homework completion in juvenile justice girls. Research on Social Work Practice, Vol. X No. X, 1-7. (Full article)


Leve, L., Fisher, P., and Chamberlain, P. (2009) Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care as a Preventive Intervention to Promote Resiliency Among Youth in the Child Welfare System. Journal of Personality 77:6 (Full article)


Macdonald,.  G. & Turner, W (2008) Treatment Foster Care for improving outcomes in children and young people (Review) The Cochrane Collaboration (Full Review Article)


Smith, D. and Risk, (2004) Reinforcement, Retention in Treatment, and Reoffending for Boys and Girls in Multidimensional Treatment Foster Care.  Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, Vol. 12. No. 1, Pages 38-48.


Westermark, P., Hannsson, K., Vinnerljung, B. (2008) Does MTFC reduce placement breakdown in foster care? International Journal of Child & Family Welfare, 2008/4, page 155-171. (Full article)