the fake name I am using for this paper is Marlene
1.  Section A: Introduction: This is the first major section of your paper in which you introduce your paper’s focus or purpose and give a quick overview of the interviewee (~ .75 pages). Provide the following information:Opening sentence or two related to your topic or case that grabs the reader’s attention. It is highly recommended doing that with a prevalence statement that includes a relevant statistic from a direct or primary source (usually U.S. government one – like for a paper on immigrant families, how many such families enter the U.S. each year or for families with an incarcerated parent, how many prisoners have children, etc.).Describe the paper’s focus or purpose, indicating a person was interviewed as a case study (introduce him/her very briefly) and that the experiences of that person will be compared to recent research on the topic.Tell the reader about the remaining sections of the paper in the order they appear; that you provide an overview of the interviewee’s experiences related to the transition, discuss the research on that type of family transition, and related research findings to the experiences of your interviewee and his/her family).

2.  Section B: Summary of the Case’s Experiences (.75 page 1 page):
Summarize the interviewee’s experiences and the children to help the reader have an overview of the family experiences. Regardless of your topic/type of family transition, this section emphasizes the children and their adjustment to the transition. However, you will need to include some information on the adults’ experiences and adjustment.  Do not give a great deal of detail summarize, avoiding lots of details of specific events, etc. Your goal is to summarize, although you can provide highlights and a brief example or two of situations if they help the reader understand your interviewees’ family experiences, keeping in mind this section is one page or less.Start with basics likegender,ages of family members (now and at time of transition),where reside, work/profession,the family structure now and before (single parent, number of children, etc.) in other words, include basic information relevant to the topic (e.g., if a parent of a child with special needs, describe the child’s special needs and age; if divorced, then how long divorced),the family culture and intersectionality factors, as relevant to the family transitionAgain, avoid too much detail.


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