Report on Intercountry Adoption 2008.
Rearick, Penny L. (Editor)
Adoption Resource Center of Connecticut
xvi, 170 p.
Publication Information: Glastonbury, CT : Adoption Resource Center of Connecticut
Available from: Adoption Resource Center of Connecticut
78 Eastern Boulevard
Glastonbury, CT 06033
Written for prospective adoptive parents, this report provides background information about intercountry adoptions and lists agencies that coordinate placements for children born outside of the United States. Topics include adoption preparation, transracial adoption, immunizations, cultural awareness, adjustment, bonding, medical considerations, and fees. Guidelines for adopting a child from Africa, Asia, Europe, and Latin America also are summarized. The directory includes a description of children available, cost, time, and child and parent eligibility for each agency. The annual report is updated throughout the year.
intercountry adoption; adoption laws; child placement; technical assistance; transracial adoption; adoption process; medical aspects of adoption