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Adoption Now: Messages from Research

Adoption Now: Messages from Research

Roy Parker

ISBN: 978-0-471-85204-9

Apr 2000

184 pages

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Adoption has undergone a transformation in the last decade or so, and has brought with it new and pressing issues such as the adoption of older children from care; contact with birth families after adoption; trans-racial placement; single-person adoption; and the need for a post-adoption support service. Over recent years, the Department of Health has commissioned a range of studies on adoption. They have since set up a working party - largely comprising practitioners - to review the results of these studies and draw out the implications for practice and policy.
Outcomes, Predictors and Risks.




Legal and Court Proceedings.


Issues of Organisation.

Messages for Policy and Management.


Selected Bibliography.