Tuckman's Theory Of Group Development, Social Identity Theory

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This paper will discuss the key constructs of Tuckman’s theory of Group Development, Social Identity theory, and Systems theory, theories that could provide a framework for research in the field of human services – multidisciplinary services. First, the paper will provide a brief summary of the school-approved dissertation topic; “How do foster parents describe the experiences and engagement in family partnership meetings and permanency planning?” Then it will discuss the relationship between theory and research, how research contribution to theory, and the practical application of theory. Next, the paper will compare and contrast each leading to a scholarly rationale for which theory is most aligned with the school-approved research topic.
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