Defining Community

  • What strategies or best practices can social work researchers and practitioners employ to ensure the informed consent, confidentiality, and protection of participants' rights in focus group settings?
  • How might the power dynamics within a focus group influence participants' willingness to share their thoughts and experiences? How can facilitators mitigate potential risks related to power imbalances?
  • Reflect on the provided example of a focus group conducted on youth violence in rural Hawaiian communities. How did the researchers ensure ethical considerations were met in this context? What lessons can be drawn from this example?

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