In this course, we interview Dr. Gina Samuels, a Professor at University of Chicago, School of Social Service Administration and affiliated with the Center of Race, Politics, and Culture. She is a long-time researcher on transracial adoption and an adult transracial adoptee.
This course covers the following topics:
- Explain the difference between transracial and transcultural adoption.
- Explain what adoptive parents can do to help their transracial or transcultural adopted children develop a healthy sense of self.
- Describe how parents can prepare for a transracial adoption.
- Describe how adoptive parents can deal with family members that are unaccepting of a transracial or transcultural adopted child.
*This course includes a 1-hour conversational audio lesson, a 10-question quiz, and a certificate of completion with the successful completion of the quiz at 80%.
Your course will remain active for 180 days from purchase date.
For information specific to your state, go to the Child Welfare Information Gateway State Search site to find information on each state's requirements on background checks, consent to adoption, home study requirements, post-adoption contact agreements, adoption expense regulations, use of advertising, and who may adopt or place a child for adoption.
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