Focus groups are an efficient and effective assessment tool for youth development practitioners with limited time and resources. This article examines the practical use and limitations of focus groups to assess a county 4-H program's response to a changing demographic profile. A complete description of the process is followed by a report of results and implications for program direction.
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White, D. J., Arnold, M. E., & Lesmeister, M. (2008). Using Focus Groups to Evaluate Youth Development Program Direction. The Journal of Extension, 46(6), Article 12. https://tigerprints.clemson.edu/joe/vol46/iss6/12