The Adoption Worker's Essential Bookshelf

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The Adoption Worker's Essential Bookshelf (3/02)
A Child's Journey Through Placement (1991) Vera Fahlberg

Adopting the Hurt Child: Hope for Families With Special Needs Kids. A Guide for Parents and Professionals (1995) Gregory Keck & Regina Kupecky

Adoption & Ethics: The Hard Questions. (1999)
Adoption & Disclosure, A Review of the Law (1993) Madelyn DeWoody Freundlich

Adoption and the Family System (1992) Miriam Reitz & Ken Watson

Adoption and the Sexually Abused Child (1990) Joan & Bernard McNamara

Adoption Policy and Special Needs Children (1997) Rosemary Avery

An Annotated Guide to Adoption Research (1998) Deborah Martin

Facilitating Developmental Attachment: The Road to Emotional Recovery and Behavioral Change in Foster and Adopted Children (1997) Daniel Hughes

Field Guide to Child Welfare: Volumes I-IV (1998)
Vol. IV Placement and Permanence J. S Rycus & R. C. Hughes

Inside Transracial Adoption (2000) Gail Steinberg & Beth Hall

Helping Children Cope with Separation and Loss (1994) Claudia Jewett Jarratt

Older Child Adoption (1998) Grace Robinson

Promoting Successful Adoptions: Practice with Troubled Families (1999) Susan Livingston Smith & Jeanne Howard

Raising Adopted Children: A Manual for Adoptive Parents (1998) Lois Ruskai Melina
The Open Adoption Experience: A Complete Guide for Adoptive and Birth Families--From Making the Decision Through the Child's Growing Years (1993) Lois Ruskai Melina & Sharon Kaplan Roszia.

Raising Our Children's Children (1997) Deborah Doucette-Dudman & Jeffrey LaCure

The Family of Adoption (1998) Joyce Maguire Pavao

Children's Adjustment to Adoption: Developmental and Clinical Issues (1998) Brodzinsky et al
The Psychology of Adoption (1993) Brodzinsky & Schechter
Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self (1992) Brodzinsky, Schechter, & Hening

Telling the Truth to Your Adopted or Foster Child: Making Sense of the Past (2000) Keefer & Schooler
Searching for a Past: The Adopted Adult's Unique Process of Finding an Identity
The Whole Life Adoption Book (1993) Jayne Schooler.

Toddler Adoption: The Weaver's Craft (1997) Mary Hopkins-Best

Transracial Adoption and Foster Care (1999)
Relatives Raising Children: An Overview of Kinship Care
(1997) Joseph Crumbley

Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew (1999) Sherrie Eldridge

This material has been taken from the National Adoption Information Clearinghouse Web site as reviewed and approved for addition to this site on January 12, 2004.

The National Adoption Information Clearinghouse, can be reached toll free at 1-888-251-0075,or by e-mail at:

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