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Adoption crisis

the truth behind adoption and foster care

by Carole A. McKelvey

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Published by Fulcrum Pub. in Golden, Colo .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States.
    • Subjects:
    • Adoption -- United States.,
    • Foster home care -- United States.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. [221]-223) and index.

      StatementCarole A. McKelvey and JoEllen Stevens.
      ContributionsStevens, JoEllen.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsHV875.55 .M37 1994
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxviii, 230 p. :
      Number of Pages230
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL1437992M
      ISBN 101555911722
      LC Control Number93051055
      OCLC/WorldCa29635303

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A scathing indictment of America's foster care and adoption systems. Based on clinical studies and case histories, McElvey (High Risk, ) and Stevens, a practicing psychologist, raise issues crucial to all concerned about child care.

As the result of an inoperative child welfare system, they argue, hundreds of thousands of children ``spend their lives in limbo.'' The. The crisis concerns special-needs children, who are defined as those from minority or cross-cultural backgrounds, physically or mentally challenged, drug-exposed, or HIV-positive.

"There aresuch children waiting for homes," according to the authors, who point out that the Federal Adoption Assistance Act () impelled Social Services Cited by: 5.

Adoption Crisis: The Truth Behind Adoption and Foster Care User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. The "truth'' in the subtitle is not only that the adoption/foster care system is a disaster but that love and a good environment do not solve all adoption problems, especially for abused and special Read full review.

Adoption Crisis book. Read reviews from world’s largest community for readers. This startling account uncovers the failure of America's foster care and a /5. Get this from a library. Adoption crisis: the truth behind adoption and foster care. [Carole A McKelvey; JoEllen Stevens] -- Every year more than one million parents seek to adopt a child, but by almost one million children will be in foster homes, detention centers or on the street.

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