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A study of foster mothers: their role problems and continuity in service.

by Kwong Sau Hung, Sandy. / Thesis (M.S.W.)--Chinese University of Hong Kong, 1994. / Includes bibliographical references (leaves 114-122). / Acknowledgements --- p.i / Abstract --- p.ii / Chapter Chapter 1 --- Introduction --- p.1 / Chapter Chapter 2 --- Literature Review --- p.4 / The Concept of Foster Care Service --- p.4 / Foster Care Service in Hong Kong --- p.7 / Local Studies on Foster Care Service --- p.15 / The Importance of Stable Foster Care Placement --- p.17 / Studies on Stable Foster Care Placement --- p.20 / Role Problems in Foster Care --- p.23 / Chapter Chapter 3 --- Conceptual Framework --- p.33 / Role Theory --- p.33 / Theoretical Framework --- p.36 / Chapter Chapter 4 --- Research Methodology --- p.40 / Research Questions --- p.41 / Definition and Measurement of Variables --- p.41 / Structure of Questionnaire --- p.46 / Study Design --- p.47 / Subject --- p.48 / Data Analysis --- p.48 / Chapter Chapter 5 --- Results --- p.49 / Demographic Characteristics --- p.49 / Motivations and Fostering Experience --- p.56 / Psychometric Properties of Measurement --- p.61 / Measures of Major Variables --- p.62 / Relationship between Variables --- p.75 / Chapter Chapter 6 --- Discussion --- p.82 / Demographic Characteristics --- p.82 / Motivations and Fostering Experience --- p.84 / Major Variables --- p.87 / Relationship between Variables --- p.97 / Limitations of the Study --- p.101 / Chapter Chapter 7 --- Conclusion --- p.103 / Chapter Chapter 8 --- Recommendations --- p.106 / Implication for Social Work Practice --- p.106 / Implication for Research --- p.112 / Bibliography --- p.114 / Appendix A Items Measuring Major Variables --- p.123 / Appendix B Questionnaire (Chinese Version) --- p.128 / Appendix C Questionnaire (English Version) --- p.137 / Appendix D Results of Open Ended Questions --- p.146

Identiferoai:union.ndltd.org:cuhk.edu.hk/oai:cuhk-dr:cuhk_318231
Date January 1994
ContributorsKwong, Sau Hung Sandy., Chinese University of Hong Kong Graduate School. Division of Social Work.
PublisherChinese University of Hong Kong
Source SetsThe Chinese University of Hong Kong
LanguageEnglish
Detected LanguageEnglish
TypeText, bibliography
Formatprint, v, 150 leaves ; 30 cm.
CoverageChina, Hong Kong
RightsUse of this resource is governed by the terms and conditions of the Creative Commons “Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International” License (http://creativecommons.org/licenses/by-nc-nd/4.0/)

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