"If you build it, they may not come": lessons from a funded project.

Author:Davies, Miranda
Position:Adoption - Brief article
 
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LEE Robert E

'"If you build it, they may not come": lessons from a funded project'

Research on Social Work Research Practice 19:2, March 2009, pp 251-260, USA

This study attempts to uncover barriers to participation in a marital enrichment programme for couples who have adopted special needs children from foster care. The programme had been expected to be attractive to eligible couples. Work products associated with a multi-year demonstration project were subjected to ethnographic analysis. However, eligible couples did not see congruence between the programme's goals and their needs...

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