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An exploration of family challenges and service needs during the post-adoption period

Jeffrey Waid and Emily Alewine

Children and Youth Services Review, 2018, vol. 91, issue C, 213-220

Abstract: This study investigated caregiver-initiated contacts to a statewide, phone-based adoption support program to understand the breadth and range of challenges families experienced during the post-adoption period. Characteristics of families and their reasons for seeking post-adoption support are described, and the relationship between family characteristics and the type and range of challenges families reported were examined using bivariate and multiple regression analyses.

Date: 2018
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