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Theilheimer, Ish, Ed. – Transition, 1992
This theme issue deals with adoption. "Adoption in Canada: A Profile," provides statistics on public and private adoption, as well as demographic characteristics on adoption applicants and children placed for adoption. It also discusses current adoption legislation. "Abandoning Ownership: A Philosophical Approach to Adoption"…
Descriptors: Adoption, Adoptive Parents, Biological Parents, Foreign Countries
Pawl, Jeree, Ed.; And Others – Zero to Three, 1990
This newsletter theme issue addresses adoption and the young child's life. Contributors suggest ways in which practitioners in many professions and settings can better understand and support adoptive families. The first article, "Adoption, 1990" by Barbara F. Nordhaus and Albert J. Solnit, reviews the history of adoption and notes obstacles to…
Descriptors: Adoption, At Risk Persons, Child Rearing, Emotional Adjustment
Horne, Richard, Ed. – A Parent's Guide, 1990
Intended for use by parents of infants, toddlers and preschoolers, this guide presents, in question and answer format, basic information about early intervention and special education services. Questions about services for the period from birth through 2 years include the following: "What are early intervention services?""What is an…
Descriptors: Adopted Children, At Risk Persons, Delivery Systems, Disabilities
Furukawa, Stacy – Current Population Reports, 1994
This report presents findings on children's living arrangements as taken from the Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP). The SIPP is unique in that it records how each person is related to everyone else in the household. Detailed information on parent-child relationships is provided, allowing identification of biological, step, foster,…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Census Figures, Child Rearing, Children
Roberts, Robert W., Ed. – Social Work Papers of the School of Social Work, University of Southern California, 1979
Written by selected faculty members associated with the adoptions training project of the University of Southern California, the eight papers in this collection reflect the content of intensive, short-term educational programs for administrators, supervisors, and workers employed in adoption services. Individual papers provide an introduction to…
Descriptors: Adoption, Agency Cooperation, American Indians, Change Agents