Roderick Rose Published in Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders

Assistant Professor Roderick Rose, PhD, and colleagues have a new paper published in the Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders that examines the impact of Intensive Alternative Family Treatment (IAFT), an intensive treatment foster care program that connects children in foster care and juvenile justice to high quality behavioral health interventions.

Using North Carolina Medicaid data, event history analysis, and propensity score weighting, Rose et al. found that IAFT reduced the risk of admission to psychiatric residential treatment facilities. More details can be found at


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