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Author Shapiro, Vivian B.

Title Complex adoption and assisted reproductive technology : a developmental approach to clinical practice / Vivian B. Shapiro, Janet R. Shapiro, Isabel H. Paret ; foreword by Nancy Boyd Webb.

Published New York : Guilford Press, [2001]


Location Call No. Status
 UniM Bail  362.734 SHAP    AVAILABLE
Physical description xii, 338 pages ; 24 cm
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 303-322) and index.
Contents Part I. New Family Narratives: an Approach to Practice -- 1. A Conceptual Framework for Practice 3 -- 2. Developmental Perspectives and Clinical Issues in Complex Adoption 24 -- Part II. Complex Adoption -- 3. Adoption of Children Following Foster Placement 53 -- 4. Impact of Delayed Adoption: A Case Study 76 -- 5. International Adoption and Family Formation 98 -- 6. Skipped-Generation Kinship Care: Grandparents and Their Grandchildren 125 -- 7. Open Adoption: Family Attachments and Identity Formation 148 -- Part III. Assisted Reproductive Technology and Family Formation -- 8. Social and Scientific Changes in the Formation of Families 173 -- 9. Family Identity and Emerging Psychological Issues 201 -- 10. Single, Gay, and Lesbian Parents: New Family Perspectives 228 -- Part IV. Implications for Practice, Training, and Research -- 11. A Clinical Look at Knowing and Telling: Secrets, Lies, and Disillusionments 251 -- 12. New Forms of Parentage: Summary and Implications for Practice, Training, and Research 276.
Summary This is an important resource for social workers, family therapists, clinical psychologists, psychiatrists, and other professionals working with children and families, as well as researchers and students in these fields. It will serve as a text in advanced undergraduate and graduate-level courses.
Other author Shapiro, Janet R.
Paret, Isabel H.
Subject Adoption -- Psychological aspects.
Adoption -- Social aspects.
Human reproductive technology -- Psychological aspects.
Human reproductive technology -- Social aspects.
Variant Title Complex adoption & assisted reproductive technology.
ISBN 1572306289