Assessing the Field of Post-Adoption Services: Family Needs, Program Models, and Evaluation Issues. Case Study Report. 2.2 Data Collection Methods


Data for the case study included semistructured interviews with staff from PAS programs and public adoption agencies, informal focus groups with adoptive parents, and PAS program documents.

The RTI team conducted the five two- or three-day site visits between October and December 2001. Two-person teams conducted the site visits, sharing responsibility for leading the interviews and focus group sessions and for taking notes.

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