Catalogue by titles / Transracial Adoption and Foster Care: Practice Issues for Professionals

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ISS/IRC Code COM-INTERACIAL ENG-015
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Title Transracial Adoption and Foster Care: Practice Issues for Professionals
Author CRUMBLEY Joseph
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General information
Date published/issue 00-00-1999
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published
Editor
Publisher Child Welfare League of America, 440 First Street, NW, Third Floor, Washington, DC 20001-2085, USA
Distributor
Page 158
Price
ISBN 0 87868 717 3
Type of material Book
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Document description
Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Interacial
Discrimination
Education-child-needs
Identity-origin
Awareness-raising
Child-post-adopt-sup
Paps-info-counsel
Paps-eligibility
Child-interest
Adopt-fam-post-adopt-sup
Identity-adoptive
Free text This book deals with the issue of transracial placement of children for adoption and foster care in the USA. It is designed to help professionals having to make the placement decision and giving support to foster or adoptive parents. It is divided into several parts: Part 1 - Introducing families to racial and cultural issues; Part 2 - Providing services to transracial families; Part 3 - Professional concerns - including: Staff attitudes and values; Recruitment (of adoptive and fostering families); Retaining families. Appendix A - NACAC Self-awareness Tool: Personal Motivations to Foster/Adopt. Appendix B: Below the Surface - Self Assessment

Document qualification
Degree of interest Valuable
Work area Psychology
Social work -->
Potential users
Other potential users Adopt-Agency
Adopt-Parents