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Published: 01 June 2009

256 Pages

ISBN: 9780190615994


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Adoption in the United States

A Reference for Families, Professionals, and Students

Martha J. Henry and Daniel Pollack

  • Provides valuable sources for staying up-to-date on ever-changing adoption laws
  • Includes an extensive appendix of tables and charts, clearly presenting procedures and regulations that vary by state
  • Discusses critical (yet often overlooked) behavioral, developmental, and mental health issues
  • Addresses sensitive topics, such as language use and confidentiality
  • Gives professionals and students an interdisciplinary background to increase practice effectiveness
  • Provides information on the Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) and the Interstate
  • Compact on Adoption and Medical Assistance (ICAMA) - two compacts typically not included in texts, yet inevitably encountered by adoption workers, students, and parents

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