Would someone help me decide what type of research procedures would be to use in conducting a research about Foster Care Children and the foster care system?
Hi and thank you for using Brainmass. The solution below should get you started. But before studying the solution there are a few things that you need to think about. You did not indicate the 'topic' of your research. You have identified that you want to study foster care children - this is your target population - but what about them specifically do you want to study? To conduct a study you must have a good topic of study. It starts with a question. I would suggest something like this:
'How painful is the act of 'removal' from their parents for foster children? In what ways does it affect them?'
Now you have a subject of study - this is the first step in research, you can design the process of study knowing what you need to do. I suggest the process below. Any questions, just let me know via the ...
The solution provides information & advise to students in putting together a decision on research procedures (see above) that would be useful in doing research on the subject of Foster Care children. Resources are listed for further exploration of the topic. A word-version is attached.