Catalogue by titles / Adopted Child

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ISS/IRC Code PER-ADOPT USA-01-002
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Title Adopted Child
Author MELINA Lois
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General information
Date published/issue 00-00-1999
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published
Editor
Publisher Lois Melina, P.O. Box 9362, Moscow, Idaho 83843, USA
Distributor
Page 4 p
Price
ISBN
Type of material Periodical
Language of document

Document information
Document description Commentaries
Country concerned UNITED STATES
Index Siblings
Family-origin
Conv-thc-implement
Origins-info
Identity-origin
Special-needs-child
Legislation-adoption
Paps-info-counsel
Worktool
Child-interest
Adopt-fam-post-adopt-sup
Free text Monthly publication by Lois Melina dedicated to all aspects of adoption. Its main aim is to give information and counseling that will help adoptive parents, or those considering adoption cope with all the situations encountered during the different stages of life as an adoptive family. January 1999: In large surveys of the general population adoptive families found to be doing well - on inconsistent and varied reports on insidence of psychological or behavioural problems in adoptees; February 1999: Massachusetts court order separating siblings raises questions about child's "best interests" - on court decision that separated a brother and sister in separate adoptions; May 1999: Birth mothers reclaim role as mothers in ceremonies on eve of Mother's Day - on the issues of feelings of women who have placed children for adoption; April 1999: Adopted adolescents resolve identity issues by healthy search for information, answers; June 1999: Children who respond to adversity with resilience have common traits - the author points to characteristics that may determine how an adoptee reacts to events in his life; July 1999: Quilt begun by birth mothers may grow with pieces from others touched by adoption - reference to adoption quilt formed from pieces contributed by individuals in the adoption triangle which was to be presented in Washington D.C. in support of open records in adoption; August 1999: Practical suggestions offered by psychologist to increase school success for ADD children - ADD (Attention Deficit Disorder - with or without hyperactivity) is discussed with practical suggestions for teachers and parents of those children; September 1999: Congress addresses international adoptions, ways to increase public adoption awareness - information and comments on adoption legislation being debated in the US Congress, as well as efforts to implement the Hague Convention of 1993

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