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dc.contributor.advisor Lee, Serge C. en_US
dc.contributor.author Wentzel, Nicole
dc.date.accessioned 2011-07-05T15:12:46Z
dc.date.available 2011-07-05T15:12:46Z
dc.date.issued 2011-07-05
dc.date.submitted 2011-05-05
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10211.9/1183
dc.description Project (M.S.W., Social Work) -- California State University, Sacramento, 2011. en_US
dc.description.abstract The child welfare system has struggled to create stable placements for children. In 1992, the Family to Family Initiative created funding to child welfare agencies to address the needs of children in foster care through the use of Team Decision Making (TDM). A total of 18 birth parents were interviewed about their perceptions of the program. Results of this study found that 94.4% of the participants felt they were treated with respect and would attend another TDM in the future if needed. There was a significant association between parents feeling respected and efforts of the facilitator to include their participation in the meeting. Among the female participants, there was a strong correlation between level of involvement in the case plan after the TDM and level of involvement in decisions regarding the care of their children ( r = .998, p < .000). en_US
dc.description.sponsorship Social Work en_US
dc.language.iso en_US en_US
dc.subject Program evaluation en_US
dc.subject Family to family en_US
dc.subject Family-centered practice en_US
dc.title Collaborative efforts in child welfare practices: parent's perspective on team decision making (TDM) en_US
dc.type Project en_US


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