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Mental Health Professionals’ Attitudes and Expectations About Adoption and Adopted Children

Mental Health Professionals’ Attitudes and Expectations About Adoption and Adopted Children
Source: National Council for Adoption

Many researchers have documented heavy use of clinical services by adoptees, but little is known about how much training mental health professionals actually receive about adoption, or their beliefs about adoption and adopted people.

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Children And Families

UK -- Beyond the adoption order: challenges, intervention, disruption

Beyond the adoption order: challenges, intervention, disruption
Source: Department for Education

Research looking at adoption disruptions and how the adoption system can be improved.

United Kingdom

What Would It Take To Save Your Daughter’s Life?

Imagine your daughter is 15 years old. In an old suitcase you pack a few granola bars, a map, and the little bit of cash you have in your wallet. 350 more words

Refugees

8 Tips for Adoptive and Foster Parents

Opening your home to a child in need of love and guidance is a genuine gift of compassion. However, this process can be challenging. Paperwork, years of waiting, and unforeseen struggles can deter the best of us. 445 more words

Family

Cost of Adoption Update: 2012-2013

Cost of Adoption Update: 2012-2013
Source: Adoptive Families Magazine

How much did it cost to adopt a child in 2012-2013? More than 1,100 families that adopted a child in 2013 or 2012 completed our survey on the cost of adoption (before adoption-related employee benefits or the adoption tax credit).

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Business And Economics

A Loving Home Has No Age Limits

Three sisters, Leila, Aliyah, and Tatiana, came into LSS/NCA’s foster care program in 2007. They were removed from their father’s home due to allegations of sexual abuse. 201 more words

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