Post Adoption Issues

  • Avery, R.J., & Mont, D. 1992. ‘Financial support of children involved in special needs adoption: A policy evaluation’.Journal of Policy Analysis and Management 11 (3): 419.
  • Barth, R.P., Berry, M. 1988. ‘The path to disruption’. In Adoption and Disruption: Rates, Risks, and Responses. New York: de Gruyter.
  • Barth, R.P., Berry, M. 1990. ‘A study of disrupted adoptive placements of adolescents’. Child Welfare 69 (3): 211-225.
  • Barth, R.P. 2001. Assessing the Field of Post-Adoption Service: Family Needs, Program Models, and Evaluation Issues: Literature Review. Washington: Department of Health and Human Services.
  • Barth, R.P., & Miller, J.M. 2000. ‘Building effective post-adoption services: What is the empirical foundation?’ Family Relations 49 (4): 447.
  • Berry, M. 2007. ‘The use of intensive family preservation services with adoptive families’. Child & Family Social Work12 (1): 43-53.
  • Coles, Gary. 2004. Ever After: Fathers and the Impact of Adoption. Christies Beach, SA: Clova Publications.
  • Coles, Gary. 2005. Transparent: Seeing Through the Legacy of Adoption. Melbourne: Mermerus Books.
  • Hansen, M. E. 2007. ‘State-designated special needs, post-adoption support, and state fiscal stress’. Children & Youth Services Review 29 (11): 1411.
  • Hansen, M.E., & Pollack, D. 2008. ‘Trade-offs in formulating a consistent national policy on adoption’. Family Court Review 46 (2): 366.
  • Mather, M. 2001. ‘Adoption: The opportunity to give a child a second chance deserves health and social support. (Editorial)’. British Medical Journal 322 (7302): 1556.
  • Molinari, D. L., & Freeborn, D. 2006. ‘Social support needs of families adopting special needs children’. Journal of Psychosocial Nursing and Mental Health Services 44 (4): 28-34.
  • Wind, L. H. 2007. ‘Influences of risk history and adoption preparation on post-adoption services use in US adoptions’.Family Relations 56 (4): 378.
  • Department of Child Welfare and Social Welfare,1967. Adoption Services in New South Wales; Proceedings of a Seminar held on Friday, 3rd February, 1967. Sydney.
  • Community Services Victoria, 1990. Information for Parents Considering Adoption of their Child.Melbourne: Community Services Victoria.
  • Robinson, E. 2009. Adoption Reunion: Ecstasy or Agony? Christie’s Beach, SA: Clova Publications.
  • Community Services Victoria, 1989. Searching in Adoption: A Guide: a Do-it-Yourself Guide Designed to Assist People Searching for Family Members From Whom They Have Been Separated by Adoption. Melbourne: Adoption Information Service.
  • Association of Relinquishing Mothers, 1996. Alternatives to Adoption: Information for Parents Considering Adoption for their Child. Tuart Hill, WA:  The Association.
  • South Australian Department of Family and Community, 2005. Review of Post-Adoption Services in South Australia. Adelaide.
  • McPhee, G., Webster, M. 1993. ‘Access to information about origins in Victoria’. Australian Journal of Social Issues 28 (2): 142-157.
  • Rath, A., Swain, M. 2001. Permanency Planning and Adoption. Sydney: NSW Parliamentary Library Research Service.