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ISS/IRC Code PER-ADOPT UK-01-017
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Title Adoption and Fostering: New Developments in Childcare Practice and Research
Author BAAF (British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering)
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Date published/issue 00-00-2000
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Publisher British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering, Skyline House, 200 Union Street, London SE1 0LX
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Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Secrecy-origin
Interacial
Secrecy-adoption
Ethics
Fam-orig-post-adopt-sup
Origins-info
Child-interest
Free text Winter 2000 issue of this publication. Among articles: Ethical issues in adoption, by Madelyn Freundlich and Rena Phillips, who report on discussions at a conference organised by the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute, based in New York, on the role of ethics in adoption on issues of secrecy, the role of ethnicity and national culture, reproductive technologies (as compared to the adoption process), market forces in adoption (particularly in the USA) which can also affect the quality of service a prospective adoptive family gets; Calling for post-adoption monitoring and support: A personal statement, Kay Challand (an adoptee and co-facilitator of an adoption support group); Developing a post-adoption groupwork service for non-consenting birth mothers, by Jenny Jackson - report on the work of an informal group service for Support After Adoption for birth mothers whose children were adopted from care.

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Degree of interest Valuable
Work area Psychology
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