Issues faced by adoptive parents today

David Brodzinsky, PhD Psychologist & Author, explains what the key issues facing adoptive parents are today
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Issues faced by adoptive parents today

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There are a number of key issues facing adoptive parents today. For those who want to adopt babies, the reality is that there are fewer babies available today than in the past. For those who are adopting from the foster system or from abroad, from other countries, the reality is that these are usually a little bit older when they come, these children. And they often experience a number of adversities before they come into the family. So helping their family to recover form the adversities, having realistic expectations are the important issues for these families.

David Brodzinsky, PhD Psychologist & Author, explains what the key issues facing adoptive parents are today

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David Brodzinsky, PhD

Psychologist & Author

David Brodzinsky is Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Director of the Foster Care Counseling Project at Rutgers University. He also maintains an active private practice serving the clinical needs of children and families, including individuals who are part of the adoption triad. Brodzinsky has written and lectured extensively in the fields of developmental and clinical psychology and is an internationally known expert in the field of adoption. He is co-author of such well-known books as, The Psychology of Adoption, Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self, and Children's Adjustment to Adoption: Developmental and Clinical Issues.

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