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Authors: Gray, Lisa M.
Supervisor(s): Wong, Gina (Faculty of Health Disciplines) and Rempel, Gwen (Faculty of Health Disciplines)
Examining Committee: Cook, Karen & Kier, Cheryl
Degree: Master of Counselling
Department: Faculty of Health Disciplines
Keywords: Circle of Security©
Parenting attachment
Qualitative interviews
Video teleconferencing interview
Zoom Video Communications Inc.
Issue Date: 27-Mar-2018
Abstract: Evidence of the effectiveness of relationship-based parenting programs such as the 20-week Circle of Security© intervention is emerging in the scientific literature. Research regarding the 8- week Circle of Security© Parenting program is still in its infancy. The aims of this current thesis work were to 1) identify themes that emerged from parent’s descriptions of shifts or no shifts in parenting after completion of the 8-week Circle of Security© Parenting program, and 2) to conduct interviews through the video teleconferencing software, Zoom Video Communications Inc., to document participant experiences and make recommendations on best practices. For the first research aim, seven themes and eight sub-themes emerged from 13 transcribed interviews. For the second aim, parents who participated in the Zoom Video Communications Inc. interviews described the video teleconferencing interviews as: (1) convenient, (2) personal, (3) option to choose the device to participate in the interview, and (4) time-saving.
Graduation Date: Mar-2018
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/10791/252
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