Is3350 Unit 3

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What kinds of data will I need to answer my research questions? The past decades have seen rapid developments in the Local Authorities. Consequently, In the UK they have a responsibility to give accommodation to 'look after ' children who cannot live with their parents for many reasons. For example, socio-cultural reasons like abuse (domestic violence) and neglect (substance abuse). This may be for a short period of time or until they are an adult. It stands a challenge for professionals and a commitment is required when planning to meet positive outcomes for the child. For this type of research, obtaining different results from a multiple-choice questionnaire, face-to-face interviews and surveys for all the children will provide data to support children retaining their identity and establishing positive contact with adults and professionals. To illustrate, collecting all this data at the earliest possible stage, will enable vulnerable children to participate in relevant interventions like therapy sessions, CAMHS etc. In addition, using longitudinal studies follows the young person’s life through a 3-10 months’ time frame and allows the researcher to experience their participation in the care system. For…show more content…
The ethical considerations when working with 11-18 year old children is these LAC have experience interference in their childhood which has led them to be taken into the care system. Their vulnerably and complex issues will have to be taken into consideration and these issues need to be taken into consideration throughout the whole study. The sensitivity of these children sharing parts of their life experiences and talking about the local authority whom make decisions about their future needs empathy. The young people having to talk negatively after meetings may be a restricted or worried. So, the location for these young people to discuss their views after meetings need to also be taken into consideration so they do not give misleading or inadequate
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