Adopting the Older Child

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Houghton Mifflin Harcourt, Sep 16, 1978 - Family & Relationships - 320 pages
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A family counselor provides parents and social workers with a straight-forward discussion of the special problems involved in adopting an older child and ways of dealing with them

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A first-rate examination of the older-child adoption process which reckons with the feelings and reactions of everyone involved.-new and foster parents, adoptive and biological children, and the ... Read full review

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Excellent book with chapter long stories illustrating the issues. Read full review


1 Who Are the Children Who Wait?
2 Making the Decision to Adopt an Older Child
3 The Home Study
4 PreAdoption Preliminaries for Parents and Workers
5 Preparing Children for Placement
6 Matching Families and Children
7 Maggie
8 Gena and Tommy
9 Danny
10 Joey
11 How Does It Work Out?
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