Adoption Advocate No. 133
Openness in Adoptions: Satisfaction and Psychological Outcomes Among Birth Mothers
Authored By: Weber State University Center for Community Engaged Learning
The majority of adoptions in the U.S. today involve some degree of contact post-placement between birth families and the adoptive family. In July’s special edition of the Adoption Advocate, NCFA shares original research from Weber State University that explores how openness in adoption relates to better outcomes for birth mothers.Continue Reading
Adoption: By the Numbers
Authored By: Jo Jones, Ph.D., and Paul Placek, Ph.D.
National Council For Adoption announces the publication of the seventh edition of the National Adoption Data study. Adoption: By the Numbers is the only comprehensive source of the most recent domestic adoption statistics for American families. Featuring data collected and analyzed by Drs. Jo Jones and Paul Placek, this publication explores trends in domestic infant adoption, intercountry adoption, and adoption through foster care.Continue Reading