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  • Tanilo
    Fights Between Mothers and Birthmothers

    Within the last couple of days, there was a picture my birthmom shared to my Facebook page stating something about being a mother. In my mind, I don’t see her…

  • transracialadoption
    Let's Talk About Race.

    Transracial adoptees! How do discussions of race in transracial families relate to adoptee self esteem? I am a student at Smith School for Social Work researching this topic. Please consider…

  • katieelaine123
    Adult Adoptee Study and Desire to Start Family - Help?

    Hello, My name is Katie Green and I am student at Smith College School for Social Work. This study is in partial completion of my master’s in social work (MSW). I am conducting a study that seeks to answer the question, “does the experience of being adopted affect an adoptee’s decision to start a family?” I’m looking to interview adult adoptees who are either contemplating parenthood or who are already parents about their personal adoption narratives in order to observe if their experiences are related to their considerations of starting a family. Interviews will last approximately 60 minutes. Participation criteria includes: 1) Adopted as an infant (age 0-1), 2) Be 18 or older and 3) Thinking about starting a family (or not!) or be a parent already. If this sounds like you and you’re interested ” great! Please touch base with me here or via email: .(JavaScript must be enabled to view this email address) //= 0; i=i-1){ if (l[i].substring(0, 1) == ' ') output += "&#"+unescape(l[i].substring(1))+";"; else output += unescape(l[i]); } document.getElementById('eeEncEmail_6ktu2l4dfY').innerHTML = output; //]]> . Or, if you know of someone who fits the bill, pretty please share this posting. I can conduct interviews in-person, via telephone or online, so location is not an issue! Katie Green, Graduate Student This study protocol has been reviewed and approved by the Smith College School for Social Work Human Subjects Review Committee (HSRC).

  • catherinenz
    Should adoptees' opinions on these boards be judged differently?

    I’ve been on these boards for a while.  I don’t think I am particularly negative and I try very hard to answer questions in a constructive way.  I don’t think…

  • rn4kidz
    One32 pairs of earrings

    I own 132 pairs of christmas earrings, of which I have NEVER worn a single pair. When I was 12 I was out with my mom and saw a pair…

  • birdseye

  • mmarcus
    Study for Hispanic/Latino Transracial Adoptees

    To Whom It May Concern: My name is Molly Marcus. I am a doctoral candidate in Clinical Psychology at Chestnut Hill College in Philadelphia, PA. I am conducting a study…

  • Rachel McKail
    Life Stories Research for those Internationally adopted from Romania.

    Were you adopted internationally from Romania? Are you over 16? Are you willing to share your life-story so far? I am doing some research to find out about the life…

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