|TITLE:||BURNOUT RATE OF FOSTER PARENTS DEALING WITH CHILDREN WITH MENTAL ILLNESS|
|PRINCIPLE INVESTIGATOR:||HALTER, JENNIFER|
File Created: February 17, 2012|
Department Chair Action Date: February 17, 2012
Current Status: Expired. Final Status Report or Extension Needed.
|Confidentiality||Data are not linked to individuals|
STATEMENT OF PURPOSEThe purpose of the study is to look at the reasons why foster parents get burned out on dealing with children with mental illness. The outcomes may show that foster parents lack training, dedication, and time when dealing with a child with mental illness. The purpose is to show that there is a need of training when a foster parent gets a foster child with mental illness.
STATEMENT OF RESEARCH METHODOLOGYThe information used will be second hand data collected by the Children's Division. The need for this research is to see if services such as training or support groups are needed when dealing with a child with mental illness. Hopefully, this helps decrease the rate of burnout foster families due to a child with mental illness. The research will be collected to show the need of training, mental illness, and statics of children with mental illness.
ANTICIPATED RISKS AND BENEFITSThere is mininal or no risk to the participants involved in this project.The data will have no names of any of the people in the study.
SUBJECT SELECTIONThe data that will be used consist of about forty foster families which have a foster child with a mental illness in Buchanan County. The Children's Division keeps track of the foster families, children's illness, and rate they ended. The selection is completely unbiased and based upon the families that decided to sign up to be foster parents.
CONFIDENTIALITYThe data will be given by the Children's Division of Buchanan County. No names will be listed on any of the forms or papers provided. If a document is given it will remained in a lock cabinet. A date will be given if it needs to be destroyed.
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