ERIC Number: EJ388360
Record Type: CIJE
Publication Date: 1988
Reference Count: 0
Experiences of Black Families as Adoptive Parents.
Prater, Gwendolyn S.; King, Lula T.
Social Work, v33 n6 p543-45 Nov-Dec 1988
Conducted descriptive study in which 12 Black families shared their ideas about adoptive parenthood. Found most common reason for adopting was inability to have children biologically. Found need for post-adoptive services for Black families on an as-needed basis. Recommends adoption agencies and communities build on positive experiences of Black adoptive parents. (ABL)
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
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