STUDY’S AIMS: What are the needs/difficulties of abandoned young people? How they are impacted by being born of unknown parents and placed at residential care How the provided programmes, services and policies are perceived by young people? What are needed to be done?
Where 12 selected settings located in two cities within various neighbourhoods (low, middle or high class) It is … Multilevel Mixed Methods Sampling ‘ Data Triangulation’ It is … a Methodological Triangulation It is …a homogeneous concurrent Sampling: Typical & atypical cases It is … Environmental triangulation quan Data and Results QUAL Data and Results Interpretation Triangulation Mixed Methods Design* Questionnaires Interviews Focus Groups Observation Documents Sampling Care Leavers Sampling Leaving Care Practitioners Sampling Practitioners In Care Sampling Young People In Care Sampling Institutes: Purposive/Snowball Sampling of some Institutes + other institutes were selected as a whole
YP: Don’t remind me. It was the hardest experience in my life
Interviewer: How come?
YP: Because we moved from our little heaven and world to another world which was full of pains and sadness. Imagine someone tries to grab a child from his mother’s lap. This is what was our situations. After six years of beautiful life, all the sudden , we were deprived from living with people we loved to be with them and places we loved to stay in. The worst thing when the workers we loved and trusted were involved in such transition ”
I stayed for 11 years - from birth- at the Nursery social institution in ****, then 2 years at another institution in a village for males. After that I spent one year at social correction agency for deviant juveniles in ****. One year in another city, then 2 years in **** and 4 years in ****. Then I got married for a year but I divorced and remarried but not feeling happy. I’m still feeling that I’m hanging around myself ( 24 male care leavers )
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