Catalogue by titles / Barriers & Success Factors in Adoption From Foster Care: Perspectives of Families & Staff

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ISS/IRC Code COM-ADOPT ENG-63
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Title Barriers & Success Factors in Adoption From Foster Care: Perspectives of Families & Staff
Author The AdoptionUsKids Research Team; McRoy, Ruth G.;
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Date published/issue 11-00-2007
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published UNITED STATES
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Page 118
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Type of material Booklet
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Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Foster-care
Child-care
Adoption
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Free text This report outlines the findings of two legislatively mandated adoption-research studies. In the first study, a nationwide puposive sample of 300 families seeking to adopt children with special needs from the public child welfare systrem wad selected, interviewed, and surveyed to determine actual and potential barriers to the completion of the adoption process. In the second study, a four-year prospective examination of a nationwide sample of 161 families who had adopted children with special needs was conducted in order to determine factors that contributed to successful adoption outcomes.

The document is available through the link:http://www.adoptuskids.org/images/resourcecenter/barriersuccessfactors.pdf

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Degree of interest Of interest
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