This book offers a clear, well-documented view of troubled adoptive families. It focuses on adoptive families after the legal finalization of the adoption has taken place and is full of case examples, detailed case histories and presentations of various practice strategies.
Chapter 2: Every Clinician is in Post-Adoption Practice
Every Clinician is in Post-Adoption Practice
Adoption is perceived as an unusual social phenomenon. Yet every adopted child has birth and adoptive parents; birth and adoptive grandparents and likely aunts, uncles, and cousins; and often birth and adoptive siblings. Most adopted children grow up to engage in intimate relationships and to have families of ...