Handbook of Adoption: Implications for Researchers, Practitioners, and Families

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Overview

Although most mental health and behavioral health professionals have encountered adoption triad members—birth parents, adoptive parents, and adopted persons—in their clinical practice, the vast majority have had no formal or informal training on adoption issues. The Handbook of Adoption is the first text designed for mental health practitioners to specifically address the many dimensions of adoption-related issues which can and do affect adoption triad members, specifically in the United States.

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Editorial Reviews

Choice Magazine
"Unique and refreshing in its total inclusion of the entire adoption triad experience, the book strongly supports more fully incorporating the needs of this special population in psychotherapy and social work degree programs." -P.M. Salela, University of Illinois, Springfield— P.M. Salela
CHOICE - P.M. Salela
"Unique and refreshing in its total inclusion of the entire adoption triad experience, the book strongly supports more fully incorporating the needs of this special population in psychotherapy and social work degree programs." —P.M. Salela, University of Illinois, Springfield
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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781412927512
  • Publisher: SAGE Publications
  • Publication date: 12/12/2006
  • Edition description: New Edition
  • Pages: 580
  • Sales rank: 1,290,571
  • Product dimensions: 8.50 (w) x 11.00 (h) x 1.17 (d)

Meet the Author

Rafael Javier, Ph.D. holds numerous appointments, including on the clinical faculty at the Downstate Medical Center in New York, St. John’s University, NYU Medical School, and several institutes and family counseling centers. He is a very prolific author, having written and edited many books and journal articles in the fields of interpersonal violence, family, language and cognition and diversity.

Amanda L. Baden earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Michigan State University. Currently, she is assistant professor of Counseling at Montclair State University. She has published widely in the area of counseling and adoption

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Table of Contents

Foreword - David Brodzinsky
1. Breaking the Seal: Taking Adoption Issues to the Academic and Professional Communities - Rafael A. Javier, Douglas B. Henderson, Amanda L. Baden, Frank Biafora, and Alina Camacho-Gingerich
Part I: Foundation - Frank Biafora
2. Toward a Sociology of Adoption: Historical Deconstruction - Dawn Esposito and Frank Biafora
3. Adoption Data and Statistical Trends - Frank Biafora and Dawn Esposito
4. A Legal Hisotry of Adoption and Ongoing Legal Challenges - Madelyn Freundlich
Part II: Theoretical Issues in Adoption - Rafael A. Javier
5. Developmental Challenges for Adoptees Across the Lifecycle - Michael Mc Ginn
6. Adoptive Identity: How Contexts Within and Beyond the Family Shape Developmental Pathways - Harold D. Grotevant, Nora Dunbar, Julie K. Kohler, and Amy M. Lash Esau
7. The Cultural-Racial Identity Model: A Theoretical Framework for Studying Transracial Adoptees - Amanda L. Baden and Robbie J. Steward
8. Putting Culture Into Context: The Impact of Attitudes Toward the Adoption of Chinese Adoptees - Amanda L. Baden
Part III: Transracial and International Adoption - Amanda L. Baden
9. Moving Beyond the Controversy of the Transracial Adoption of Black and Biracial Children - Rhonda Roorda
10. International Adoption of Latin American Children: Psychololgical Adjustment, Cultural, and Legal Issues - Alina Camacho-Gingerich, Susan Branco, Rafael A. Javier, and Raul Pitieri
11. From the Ashes of War: Lessons From 50 years of Korean International Adoption - Hollee Mc Ginnis
Part IV: Special Issues in Adoption - Amanda L. Baden
12. Open Adoptions: Longitudinal Outcomes for the Adoption Triad - Ruth Mc Roy, Harold D. Grotevant, Susan Ayers-Lopez, and Susan M. Henney
13. Single-Parent Adoptions and Clinical Implications - Naz Pakizegi
14. The Special Needs of Special-Needs Adoptees and Their Families - Elizabeth Keagy and Barbara Rall
15. Double Stigma: The Impact of Adoption Issues on Lesbian and Gay Adoptive Parents - Carol A. Boyer
16. The Importance of Kinship Relationships for Children in Foster Care - Kathy Doyle
17. School Issues and Adoption: Academic Considerations and Adaptation at School - Francine Fishman and Elliotte Sue Harrington
Part V: Training and Education for Adoption Therapy Competence - Amanda L. Baden
18. Introduction to Adoption for Mental Health Professionals - Joyce Maguire Pavao
19. Counseling Adoption Triad Members: Making a Case for Adoption Training for Counselors and Clinical Psychologists - Theresa Porch
20. Psycholgists' Self-Reported Adoption Knowledtge and the Need for More Adoption Education - Daniel A. Sass and Douglas B. Henderson
Part VI: Research Findings in Adoption Work - Rafael A. Javier
21. Research Contributions: Strengthening Services for Members of the Adoption Triad - Madelyn Freundlich
22. Birthmothers and Subsequent Children: The Role of Personality Traits and Attachment History - Mary J. Carr
23. Identity, Psychological Adjustment, Culture, and Race: Issues for Transracial Adoptees and the Cultural-Racial Identity Model - Amanda L. Baden
24. Adoptees' and Birth Parents' Therapeutic Experiences Related to Adoption - Douglas B. Henderson, Daniel A. Sass, and Jeanna Carlson
Part VII: Assessment and Treatment Issues in Adoption - Rafael A. Javier
25. Why Has the Mental Health Community Been Silent on Adoption Issues? - Douglas B. Henderson
26. The Inner Life of the Adopted Child: Adoption, Trauma, Loss, Fantasy, Search, and Reunion - Betty Jean Lifton
27. Birth Parents in Adoption: Using Research to Inform Practice - Amanda L. Baden, and Mary O'Leary Wiley
28. Relinquishment as a Critical Variable in the Treatment of Adoptees - Ron Nydam
29. Psychoanalytic Understanding and Treatment of the Adoptee - Christopher Deeg
30. Psychic Homeless Related to Reactive Attachment Disorder: Dutch Adult Foreign Adoptees Struggling With Their Identity - Rene Hoksbergen and Jan ter Laak
31. "I Don't Know You ": Transference and Countertransference Paradigms With Adoptees - Janet Rivkin Zuckerman and Betty Jean Buschbaum
Part VIII: Poetic Reflections and Other Creative Processes From Adoptees - Alina Camacho-Gingerich
32. Reflections - Penny Partridge, Christian Langworthy, and Sarah Saffian
Part IX: Conclusion
33. A Look at the Future of Adoption: A Call to Action - Rafael A. Javier, Douglas B. Henderson, Amanda L. Baden, Frank Biafora, and Alina Camacho-Gingerich

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