Addresses adoption concerns in the United States. This book also serves as a sourcebook to train mental health and behavioral health professionals. It addresses topics in adoption that reflect the many dimensions of theory, research, development, race, adjustment, and clinical practice which can and do affect adoption triad members.
Rafael Javier, Ph.D. holds numerous appointments, including on the clinical faculty at the Downstate Medical Center in New York, St. John's University, NYU Medical School, and several institutes and family counseling centers. He is a very prolific author, having written and edited many books and journal articles in the fields of interpersonal violence, family, language and cognition and diversity. Amanda L. Baden earned her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Michigan State University. Currently, she is assistant professor of Counseling at Montclair State University. She has published widely in the area of counseling and adoption.
Winner of Choice Magazine Outstanding Reference/Academic Book Award 2007.
Alina Camacho-Gingerich, Amanda L. Baden, Frank A. Biafora, Rafael Art Javier