Date of Award
Master of Social Work
School of Social Work
First Reader/Committee Chair
This study presents findings on elementary teacher’s relationship with foster youth, whether teachers are able to use an empowerment approach to build trust and improve outcomes. This study was quantitative and measured the key variables through a descriptive design. Specifically using Qualtrics which tested the key variables of empowerment, trust, and improved outcomes. Also, Qualtrics described the findings through bar graphs and the researcher interpreted this through univariate statistics specifically. Significant findings were found towards teachers making a positive impact on foster youth.
Hernandez, Rosio, "THE LINK BETWEEN FOSTER YOUTH AND TEACHERS USING EMPOWERMENT: DO TRUSTING RELATIONSHIPS IMPROVE OUTCOMES?" (2017). Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations. 583.