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Rebecca Milam

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Fixing The System Thesis10.4.2.Docx, Rebecca Milam Dec 2016

Fixing The System Thesis10.4.2.Docx, Rebecca Milam

Rebecca Milam

The purpose of this research is to identify the issues with the West Virginia Foster Care System. Every year social workers and foster parents live in the system and see the problems of the system. The first phase of the project involves in-depth interviews with 25 social workers and parents. To try to answer the question “What are the problems with the foster care system in the state of West Virginia?” I audio-recorded interviews and transcribed them. The final phase was to analyze the transcriptions on Atlas Ti. By identifying what foster parents and social workers believe are the issues ...