Transracial and Intercountry Adoptions : Cultural Guidance for Professionals, Paperback / softback Book

Transracial and Intercountry Adoptions : Cultural Guidance for Professionals Paperback / softback

Edited by Rowena (Ruby Lee Piester Centennial Professor in Services to Children and Families, University Fong, Ruth (University of Texas at Austin) McRoy

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With essays by well-known adoption practitioners and researchers who source empirical research and practical knowledge, this volume addresses key developmental, cultural, health, and behavioral issues in the transracial and international adoption process and provides recommendations for avoiding fraud and techniques for navigating domestic and foreign adoption laws.

The text details the history, policy, and service requirements relating to white, African American, Asian American, Latino and Mexican American, and Native American children and adoptive families.

It addresses specific problems faced by adoptive families with children and youth from China, Russia, Ethiopia, India, Korea, and Guatemala, and offers targeted guidance on ethnic identity formation, trauma, mental health treatment, and the challenges of gay or lesbian adoptions

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