Titolo: The Adoption Reunion Handbook
Casa editrice: Wiley
Data di pubblicazione: 2005
Legatura: Soft cover
Condizione libro: New
Brand New, Unread Copy in Perfect Condition. A+ Customer Service! Summary: About the authors. Preface. Foreword. Acknowledgements. 1. Introduction. 2. Taking the first step: Birth record information. 3. On the search trail. 4. Reunions with birth mothers. 5. Reunions with birth fathers. 6. Reunions with siblings. 7. The adoptive family and reunion. 8. Rejection and reunions that break down. 9. The search and reunion journey. Appendix: Information on search and reunion in the UK, Ireland, Australia, New Zealand, Canada and the USA. Further reading. Index. Codice inventario libreria ABE_book_new_0470094222
Riassunto: The book describes the experiences that people have had when tracing their birth parents, as well as offering practical advice on how to go about searching and what to expect emotionally. Each section has an advice box which summarizes key points, notes issues to pay particular attention to, or offers draft letters that readers can adapt for their own needs. The appendix contains useful addresses and weblinks, and includes checklists for searching and for the reunion. Chapters include reunion with birth fathers and birth siblings, as well as with birth mothers, the relationship with the adoptive family and dealing with reunions that break down.
Dal retro di copertina: Many adopted people today try to find information about their origins and search for birth family members.
Based on a large-scale research study, the authors Liz Trinder, Julia Feast and David Howe have drawn on the real-life experience of adopted people who have searched for, and had a reunion with, birth relatives. The Adoption Reunion Handbook combines comprehensive and practical step-by-step guidance and advice on:
This 'how to' guide is essential for everyone involved, particularly those considering searching for information on their birth relatives. It will also be of use to birth parents, adoptive parents, adoption charities, social workers, psychologists and counsellors.
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