Navigating Intercountry Adoption: Preparing for the Journey. (Chapter 3 in The Whole Life Adoption Book: Realistic Advice for Building a Healthy Adoptive Family.)
Schooler, Jayne E. Atwood, Thomas.
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International legislation governing intercountry adoption is reviewed, and information is provided on procedures and documentation required in intercountry adoptions, special challenges faced by adoptive parents, adoption fraud, traveling to another country to adopt a child, and what to expect once a child is home. The chapter concludes with questions for small group discussions. 2 references.
intercountry adoption; adoption laws; adoption process; adoptive parents; adopted children