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Presented at the 22nd Annual Research Conference
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Session Number: 2000 Room: Salon E & F
Presenting: Janis Gerkensmeyer; Ukamaka Oruche; Linda Stephan; Halima Al-Khattab
All Authors for this paper: Janis Gerkensmeyer; Ukamaka Oruche; Linda Stephan; Halima Al-Khattab; Corinne Wheeler
Presentation Type: poster presentation
Synopsis: Findings from a focus group study of primary caregivers of children with mental health needs will be shared describing their lived experience. Twenty caregivers participated in one of five focus groups. Information about the challenges they have faced, barriers to care and their worst and best experiences related to accessing care, resources and support will be shared. Their perceptions of the impact upon the caregiver, child and family will also be presented.
Date: Tuesday, March 3, 2009
Session Time: 5:30 PM - 7:00 PM