Adoption in the United States: A Reference for Families, Professionals, and Students by Martha J. HenryAdoption in the United States: A Reference for Families, Professionals, and Students by Martha J. Henry

Adoption in the United States: A Reference for Families, Professionals, and Students

byMartha J. Henry, Daniel Pollack

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Navigating the adoption process is no easy feat. This is the only comprehensive adoption guide that includes information on health issues as well as state-specific legal procedures that influence domestic infant adoptions, intercountry adoptions, and the creation of foster families. Henry andPollack combine a unique range of research with an accessible style as they reach out to parents, professionals, and students. The authors also address difficult topics, including openness throughout the adoption process and special considerations for cross-cultural families. This book is a mustread.

About The Author

Martha J. Henry (MA, PhD, Clark University) is director of the Center for Adoption Research at the University of Massachusetts Medical School. Her background in developmental psychology informs her work creating adoption and foster care curricula and training sessions for medical, social service, and educational professionals, as well ...

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Title:Adoption in the United States: A Reference for Families, Professionals, and StudentsFormat:PaperbackDimensions:250 pages, 8.9 × 5.98 × 0.59 inPublished:June 15, 2009Publisher:Oxford University PressLanguage:English

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ISBN - 10:0190615990

ISBN - 13:9780190615994

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"This book comprehensively covers adoption policies across the country and the world. The authors provide a rich abundance of material and links to other materials about adoption." --Carol Rippey Massat, Jane Addams College of Social Work