Online Course » Update on Issues in Transracial Adoption

Course Description:

This class describes current changes and issues in transracial adoption and adjustment outcomes for these children; biological factors and environments associated with the adjustment of transracial adoptions; and family lifecycle issues.
Course Objective:

Participants will be able to describe the changes in adoption practices over the past four decades an d how these changes create new needs for clinical help

Participants will be able to identify three different regulatory sources governing transracial placements and the impact on parents of the conflicting policies among them

Participants will be able to summarize at least outcome studies regarding transracial adoption

Participants will be able to state at least four key practice principles in transracial adoption
Intended Audience:

Psychologists, Family Therapists, Clinical Social Workers, Registered Nurses, Counselors
Author Bio:
David Brodzinsky, Ph.D. is Professor Emeritus of Developmental and Clinical Psychology, past Director of the Foster Care Counseling Project at Rutgers University, and a founding director of the Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute in New York City.
American Psychological Association (APA) - view details
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