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Volume 7 Issue 7
July-2020
eISSN: 2349-5162

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JETIR2007261

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2049-2059

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Psycho Social Issues with Parenting Foster Children

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2349-5162

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"Psycho Social Issues with Parenting Foster Children", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no.2049-2059, July-2020, Available :http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007261.pdf

Abstract

Foster care is a system in which a child is temporarily look after by a state certified caregiver, who provide a family life and other basic necessities to children. This study aims to study the psycho social issues with parenting foster children. The purposive sampling was used and the sample consisted of 10 participants. The participants were various foster care families in Kerala. Semi structured interview was conducted based on an interview guide. Thematic analysis and case study were used to analyse the data. Data were categorized into 11 major themes, listed as Psychological issues faced by foster parents, Social issues faced by foster parents, Requisite skills, issues found in foster children, Parental concern among foster parents, supportive mechanisms, Hurdles of fostering, factors forces to continue fostering, Initial predicaments in fostering, Number of pre training sessions attended by foster parent, and number of time parent met child before fostering. Result of the study revealed the psychological issues faced by foster parents, how that affected their personal and professional life. The study also indicated the requirement of special training to foster parents for an effective fostering.

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foster parent, psychological issues, social issues, foster children, social life

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"Psycho Social Issues with Parenting Foster Children", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no. pp2049-2059, July-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007261.pdf

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Published Paper ID: JETIR2007261
Registration ID: 235330
Published In: Volume 7 | Issue 7 | Year July-2020
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Page No: 2049-2059
ISSN Number: 2349-5162

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"Psycho Social Issues with Parenting Foster Children", International Journal of Emerging Technologies and Innovative Research (www.jetir.org | UGC and issn Approved), ISSN:2349-5162, Vol.7, Issue 7, page no. pp2049-2059, July-2020, Available at : http://www.jetir.org/papers/JETIR2007261.pdf




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