The Postadoption Experience: Adoptive Families' Service Needs and Service Outcomes
For this book, foster care provider Casey Family Services has commissioned several research studies to examine fundamental postadoption issues, including
Incorporating knowledge and experience from experts in the field and academia, The Postadoption Experience sheds light on successful and achievable approaches to meeting the needs of adoptive families and their children.
Introduction SECTION ONE Service Needs of Adoptive Families and Adopted Children Chapter 1: An Examination of Postadoption Functioning and the Needs of Kin, Foster, and Matched Adoptive Families Chapter 2: Adoption and After: Adoptive Parents Service Needs Chapter 3: Adoption Through a Retrospective Lens SECTION TWO Research and Evaluation Studies of Postadoption Services Chapter 4: A Study of the Illinois Adoption/Guardianship Preservation Program Chapter 5: Postadoption Services: A Study of Program Participants, Services, and Outcomes Chapter 6: Maine Adoption Guides: A Study of Postlegalization Services Chapter 7: The Development of Postadoption Services in Massachusetts Chapter 8: The Nature of Effective Adoption Preservation Services: A Qualitative Study Chapter 9: Factors Affecting Recent Adoption Support Levels in the Washington State Adoption Support Program SECTION THREE Research Methods in the Study of Postadoptive Services Chapter 10: Evaluating Postadoption Services: Lessons from McCord Chapter 11: Conceptual Mapping the Challenges Faced by Adoptive Parents in Using Postplacement Services SECTION FOUR Summary and Conclusions Chapter 12: Research on Postadoption Services: Implications for Practice, Program Development, and Policy
CWLA Stock Number: 0777
Publication Date: 2006