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Assessing the Field of Post-Adoption Services: Family Needs, Program Models and Evaluation Issues. Summary Report

Publication Date
Oct 31, 2002

The Summary Report presents a brief description of each study component, with a concluding discussion of the current status of post-adoption services and strategies to move the field forward. The study components include a literature review; case studies of five post-adoption service programs; an assessment of evaluation issues; and secondary analysis of administrative data from two states, focusing on use of adoption subsidies and the disruption, displacement and dissolution of adoptions. [PDF - 112 pages]