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Title The postadoption experience : adoptive families' service needs and service outcomes / edited by Martha Morrison Dore
Published Washington, DC : Child Welfare League of America, [2006]


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Description viii, 304 pages : illustrations ; 26 cm
Contents Introduction -- An examination of postadoption functioning and needs of kin, foster, and matched adoptive families / Jeanne Howard -- Adoption and after : adoptive parents' service needs / Trudy Festinger -- Adoption through a retrospective lens / Michael P. Grand -- A study of the Illinois Adoption/Guardianship Preservation Program / Susan Livingston Smith -- Postadoption services : a study of program participants, services, and outcomes / Kathleen Lenerz, Deborah Gibbs, and Richard P. Barth -- Maine Adoption Guides : a study of postlegalization services / Michel F. Lahti -- The development of postadoption services in Massachusetts / Christopher G. Hudson ... [et al.] -- The nature of effective adoption preservation services : a qualitative study / Susan Livingston Smith -- Factors affecting recent adoption support levels in the Washington State Adoption Support Program / David Fine ... [et al.] -- Evaluating postadoption services : lessons from McCord / Jeffrey J. Haugaard -- Conceptual mapping the challenges faced by adoptive parents in using postplacement services / Scott D. Ryan, Alison Glover, and Scottye J. Cash -- Research on postadoption services : implications for practice, program development, and policy / Madelyn Freundlich
Notes "Casey Family Services crequested the papers for this book to share knowledge and experience in the area of postadoption services"--Introd
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references
Subject Adopted children -- Services for -- United States.
Adoption -- United States.
Adoptive parents -- Services for -- United States.
Evaluation research (Social action programs) -- United States.
Family services -- United States -- Evaluation.
Foster children -- Services for -- United States.
Author Dore, Martha Morrison, 1943-
Casey Family Services.
LC no. 2005028135
ISBN 1587600773 (paperback: alk. paper)