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Ensuring Holistic Inclusion for Adopted Students Professional Development for All Belong, Center for Inclusive Education. March 24, 2021 Students who are adopted may face unique, and sometimes unrecognized, barriers to inclusion and belongingness within educational settings. In this workshop we will discuss the narratives that are present around adoption, especially…
March 30, 2021
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Religious Motivation to Adopt as a Predictor of Adoptive Family Structure, Parental Discipline, and Outcomes

Originally Authored by Emily J. Helder, Marjorie L. Gunnoe, and Hannah Timmermans in Adoption Quarterly Download Full Text Article PDF Abstract The purpose of this study was to examine religious motivation to adopt and how this relates to decisions families made while adopting, firm discipline,…
July 21, 2020
Adoption & Foster CareChapterChildhood AdversityFaith IntegrationMental Health Policy

The Routledge Handbook of Adoption – Chapter 1: Historical and Contemporary Contexts of US Adoption

Originally Authored By Elisha Marr, Emily Helder, and Gretchen Miller Wrobel in The Routledge Handbook of Adoption Download Full Text PDF Introduction Complex family forms, such as those created through adoption, are becoming increasingly commonplace in the US. Our contemporary familiarity with adoptive families, whether…
March 3, 2020