Adoption Is A Lifelong Journey

Author: Kelly Dibenedetto
Publisher:
ISBN: 9780692797877
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"Written from the perspective of a child, Adoption is a Lifelong Journey provides insight into emotions and thoughts an adoptee or foster child might encounter while also equipping caregivers with timely responses and resources" -- cover, page [4].

Step In The Boat

Author: J Scott Spector
Publisher:
ISBN: 9781070300368
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One man's journey to find purpose in his own life to make a difference in the lives of others through his unique gifts. It took decades to learn he was not a mistake - given up for adoption at birth, raised by two alcoholic parents, searching for a future where he was wanted, healing the wounds from his past - and to find a life of value, mission and purpose. Step in the Boat is the prequel to the 7-Steps to Become an Elegant Leader with Voltage. This book is where it all began.

Adopting After Infertility

Author: Marilyn Crawshaw
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
ISBN: 1849050287
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Adopting after Infertility is an informative interdisciplinary book that addresses the issues that professionals and adopters themselves face when going through the adoption process and the impact of infertility on their experiences. The book includes chapters on the effects of infertility, why people choose adoption and the assessment process.

Becoming Home Frames Series Ebook

Author: Barna Group,
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310433509
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Caring for orphans makes grace touchable. When Christians choose to adopt, foster, mentor or support care for orphans around the world, it reveals God's true character to the world like nothing else we can do. This softcover book unpacks specific steps that you can take to care for orphans in distress. Some of these steps are “big” choices like fostering or adopting; some are smaller choices like supporting work abroad or mentoring a foster youth. But all have the impact of revealing God’s love to someone who wants to be home for good. Join Jedd Medefind, president of the Christian Alliance for Orphans (CAFO), as he reveals the profound sense that deep, sustaining love for orphans springs not from duty, guilt or even idealism, but foremost as a response to the way we've first been loved by God.

Frames Season 1 The Complete Collection Ebook

Author: Zondervan,
Publisher: Zondervan
ISBN: 0310436672
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FRAMES is a series of mini-books that address the critical issues of our day and equips you to live a more meaningful life in the midst of complicated times. This compilation includes all nine of the FRAMES in Season 1 in one softcover book. Each FRAME includes compelling research from Barna Group, full-color infographics, thoughtful commentary and insights from experts, and provocative questions that help you and your book club, small group, or social media group to have meaningful discussion.

International Korean Adoption

Author: Kathleen Ja Sook Bergquist
Publisher: Routledge
ISBN: 0789030640
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Discover the roots of international transracial adoption International Korean Adoption: A Fifty-Year History of Policy and Practice explores the long history of international transracial adoption. Scholars present the expert multidisciplinary perspectives and up-to-date research on this most significant and longstanding form of international child welfare practice. Viewpoints and research are discussed from the academic disciplines of psychology, ethnic studies, sociology, social work, and anthropology. The chapters examine sociohistorical background, the forming of new families, reflections on Korean adoption, birth country perspectives, global perspectives, implications for practice, and archival, historical, and current resources on Korean adoption. International Korean Adoption: A Fifty-Year History of Policy and Practice provides fresh insight into the origins, development, and institutionalization of Korean adoption. Through original research and personal accounts, this revealing text explores how Korean adoptees and their families fit into their family roles—and offers clear perspectives on adoption as child welfare practice. Global implications and politics, as well as the very personal experiences are examined in detail. This source is a one-of-a-kind look into the full spectrum of information pertaining to Korean adoption. Topics in International Korean Adoption: A Fifty-Year History of Policy and Practice include: adoption from the Korean perspective historical origins of Korean adoption in the United States adjustments of young adult adoptees marketing to choosy adopters ethnic identity perspectives on the importance of race and culture in parenting birth mothers' perspectives sociological approach to race and identity representations of adoptees in Korean popular culture adoption in Australia and the Netherlands much, much more International Korean Adoption: A Fifty-Year History of Policy and Practice is illuminating reading for adoptees, adoptive parents, practitioners, educators, students, and any child welfare professional.

Creative Arts Therapies Approaches In Adoption And Foster Care

Author: Donna J. Betts
Publisher: Charles C Thomas Publisher
ISBN: 0398073880
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"The creative arts therapies, which include art, dance/movement, drama music, poetry and psychodrama as part of the healing process are successful approaches in working with clients whose lives are touched by adoption and foster care. The book reflects the ways in which therapies can be applied to different adoption and foster care settings, and represents the spect rum of ideas in current practice."

Journey Of The Adopted Self

Author: Betty Jean Lifton
Publisher: Hachette UK
ISBN: 0786723564
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Betty Jean Lifton, whose Lost and Found has become a bible to adoptees and to those who would understand the adoption experience, explores further the inner world of the adopted person. She breaks new ground as she traces the adopted child's lifelong struggle to form an authentic sense of self. And she shows how both the symbolic and the literal search for roots becomes a crucial part of the journey toward wholeness.

Journeys After Adoption

Author: Jayne E. Schooler
Publisher: Praeger Pub Text
ISBN: 9780897898164
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What can we learn about the experience of adoption from those who have taken that journey? How can those touched by adoption navigate successfully through the issues of search, reunion, and aftermath? Will those answers have a positive impact on adoption today? Drawing upon the experiences of dozens of triad members--adopted persons, birth parents, and adoptive parents--the authors offer insight into the concerns, issues, joys, and pain experienced by those who lives are framed by adoption. The book explores such questions as: How do I make the decision to search for my parents? How do I prepare emotionally? What are my adoptive parents feeling and thinking? What if I am rejected, encounter death, or reach a dead end? How do I develop a relationship with siblings I've never known? The authors deal sensitively with these and many other issues. Attention is also given to the needs and concerns of adoptive parents as their children grow into adults. Practical advice helps prepare triad members to deal emotionally and psychologically with the process of search and reunion."