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ERIC Number: EJ343499
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1986
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From Caregiving to Parenting: Family Formation with Adopted Older Children.
Elbow, Margaret
Social Work, v31 n5 p366-70 Sep-Oct 1986
Families adopting older children are faced with three unique transitional tasks: boundary establishment, resolution of losses, and affirmation of roles. Describes these tasks, as well as the challenges to family development, and reframes stresses of adoptive families as normative to the transition process. Presents implications for practice. (Author/ABB)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - General
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Language: English
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