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April 2016

“Is she happy? Is she loved? Remembering the girl who was almost my daughter”

By | 2016-12-01T19:32:51+00:00 April 13th, 2016|Categories: Stability, Permanency, and Adoption|Tags: , , , |

Today's Guest Blogger is Bethany Janson. The article I chose for our Blog Post Assignment was from The Washington Post in the “On Parenting” section on the topic of International Adoption. The article, “Is she happy? Is she loved? Remembering the girl who was almost my daughter,” written by Sharon Van Epps on November 25, 2015, [...]

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March 2014

USA Today article about ‘adoption shortage’

By | 2016-12-01T19:33:03+00:00 March 11th, 2014|Categories: Stability, Permanency, and Adoption|Tags: , , |

Today's guest blogger in the Permanency and Adoption series is Caitlin Williams Franko. USA Today published an article written by Wendy Koch in January 2013 with the title “USA faces critical adoption shortage: Russian ban adds to record-low numbers”. The article highlights the decreasing number of international adoptions and the decreasing number of children available [...]

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November 2013

Children in Families First Act of 2013

By | 2016-12-01T19:33:05+00:00 November 18th, 2013|Categories: Child Welfare Policy|Tags: , , , |

This post is written by the Stability, Permanency, and Adoption MSW Intern, Andrea Brubaker. Scientific evidence shows the detrimental impact of institutionalized care on brain development in children. While many governments in other countries want to place children in permanent homes they often don't have the resources to do so. As a result, many children [...]

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April 2013

Visits don’t always lead to adoption

By | 2016-12-01T19:33:07+00:00 April 26th, 2013|Categories: Stability, Permanency, and Adoption|Tags: , |

This guest blog post was written by Tenzin Dolkar. Gross , J. (2007). Gifts from ukraine. [ News Documentary]. The New York Times. The process of International adoption is long, emotional, complicated, and an arduous journey for most families who decides to adopt through this route. However, when the adoption is finalized and the parents [...]

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Vladimir Putin Is Concerned With The Human Rights Of Orphans In The U.S.

By | 2016-12-01T19:33:07+00:00 April 25th, 2013|Categories: Stability, Permanency, and Adoption|Tags: |

This guest blog post was written by Vincent Loera. Steve Gutterman (March 2, 2013) of Reuters wrote an article depicting a Russian rally in support of the U.S. ban on adopting Russian children. The rally was also a call for Kris Shatto a Russian adoptee to be returned to Russia after his brother, Max, had [...]

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Evanston couple must give up Korean baby

By | 2016-12-01T19:33:07+00:00 April 24th, 2013|Categories: Stability, Permanency, and Adoption|Tags: |

This guest blog was written by Erin Bachaus. Black, L. (2013). Evanston couple must give up Korean baby. Chicago Tribune. [Photo by Abel Uribe/ Chicago Tribune] An Illinois couple who adopted a newborn daughter from South Korea are now being forced by the South Korean government to return the child to her native country due [...]

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Investigation of Russian adopted child’s death

By | 2016-12-01T19:33:08+00:00 April 19th, 2013|Categories: Stability, Permanency, and Adoption|Tags: , , , |

This guest blog post was written by Kari Torborg. [Photo of Max Shatto (Maksim Kuzmin) who died on January 21.] The article which is the focus of this blog assignment is entitled "All eyes on Texas town at center of Russian adoption drama". It was published on February 22, 2013 by Richard Solash with Radio [...]

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Permanency through international adoption

By | 2016-12-01T19:33:08+00:00 April 17th, 2013|Categories: Stability, Permanency, and Adoption|Tags: , , |

This guest post was written by Chris Murphy. Elizabeth Bartholet wrote this article on achieving permanency through international adoption, and it was published in the Harvard Law School Journal. Elizabeth Bartholet is a professor at New York Law School. This article was developed from a lecture that Professor Bartholet gave at the Permanency for Children [...]

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