Walsh - 2015 - Training for the "Other" Parents: Foster Parents and their Medically-Fragile Children

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Source

Walsh 

Walsh.PNG

Year

2015

Region

United States

Type

Dissertation (PhD in Psychology)

Objectives

Presents a support group program developed to target foster parents who care for Medically-Fragile Children, in order to increase parenting abilities, coping skills, and support in dealing with medical issues for this population

Key Notes/Findings:

  • Program was developed by combining the results of a literature review, as well as data collected via a needs-assessment with professionals in the medical field and the foster system
  • Program includes both an instructional and supportive component
  • Supplementary material includes logic model, survey questions, treatment manual

References:

1. Walsh KL. Training for the “Other” Parents: Foster Parents and their Medically-Fragile Children [Internet] [Psy.D.]. [United States -- Illinois]: The Chicago School of Professional Psychology; 2015 [cited 2018 Mar 2]. Available from: https://search.proquest.com/docview/1690497500/abstract/18030D86250340FDPQ/9

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