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Message ID: 10115
Date: 2017-01-31

Author:Kate Murray

Subject:Re: Question on frameworks re: screening for and supporting a successful adoption

Hi All, Our agency (Center for Child and Family Health in Durham, NC) provides Post Adoption Support Services, and we have dedicated considerable attention to the clinical family assessment provided to post-adoptive families. We have outlined this process, which includes utilizing tools for evidence-based assessment related to child traumatic stress and other areas of functioning. We have also developed a semi-structured interview protocol to assess issues specific to adoption. Psychometric properties from this measure have not been established, but it is based on a thorough review of literature and theory related to adoptive functioning. Please contact me individually if you are interested in learning more. -Kate -- Kate Murray, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist Center for Child and Family Health 1121 W. Chapel Hill St., Suite 100, Durham, NC 27701 Phone: (919) 385-0781 Fax: (919) 419-9353 www.ccfhnc.org kate.murray@duke.edu On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 9:35 AM, debora burger > wrote: http://www.kinshipcenter.org/education-institute/classes/professional-classes.html http://www.adoptionlearningpartners.org http://www.nctsn.org On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 8:12 AM, Berenice Rushovich > wrote: Hi, Catawba County Social Services has the Child Wellbeing Project that includes post-adoption support and services. There is a randomized trial taking place currently on the efficacy of this service post-reunification. This is not exactly what you are looking for, but along those lines. Berenice Berenice Rushovich |Research Scientist 7315 Wisconsin Ave, Ste 1200W | Bethesda, MD 20814 (240) 223-9269 | brushovich@childtrends.org Research to improve children’s lives From: bounce-121176162-76755169@list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-121176162-76755169@list.cornell.edu ] On Behalf Of Tanya Morton Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 2:25 PM To: Child-Maltreatment-Research-L@cornell.edu Subject: Question on frameworks re: screening for and supporting a successful adoption Hello all, A question: Is anyone familiar with the work that has been done on developing and/or identifying assessment frameworks that successfully support adoption? More specifically, is anyone familiar with the literature on evidence-based tools or programs for screening in of potential adoptive families, matching children to families and then promoting a successful adoption? I am looking for tools, models and programs to facilitate recruitment of adoptive parents, enhance their skill levels, and that facilitate placement matching. Evidence-based post adoption services would be included. If anyone can point me to evidence-based tools, models, or programs, that would be very helpful. Thank you in advance, Tanya Tanya Morton Quality Assurance and Research Coordinator Quality Assurance T.Morton@torontoccas.org | www.torontoccas.org Tel: 416-395-1919 | Fax: 416-395-1862 Catholic Children's Aid Society of Toronto | 26 Maitland Street | Toronto | Ontario M4Y 1C6 For the Love of Children

Hi All, Our agency (Center for Child and Family Health in Durham, NC) provides Post Adoption Support Services, and we have dedicated considerable attention to the clinical family assessment provided to post-adoptive families. We have outlined this process, which includes utilizing tools for evidence-based assessment related to child traumatic stress and other areas of functioning. We have also developed a semi-structured interview protocol to assess issues specific to adoption. Psychometric properties from this measure have not been established, but it is based on a thorough review of literature and theory related to adoptive functioning. Please contact me individually if you are interested in learning more. -Kate -- Kate Murray, Ph.D. Licensed Psychologist Center for Child and Family Health 1121 W. Chapel Hill St., Suite 100, Durham, NC 27701 Phone: (919) 385-0781 Fax: (919) 419-9353 www.ccfhnc.org kate.murrayduke.edu On Fri, Jan 27, 2017 at 9:35 AM, debora burger > wrote: http://www.kinshipcenter.org/education-institute/classes/professional-classes.html http://www.adoptionlearningpartners.org http://www.nctsn.org On Thu, Jan 26, 2017 at 8:12 AM, Berenice Rushovich > wrote: Hi, Catawba County Social Services has the Child Wellbeing Project that includes post-adoption support and services. There is a randomized trial taking place currently on the efficacy of this service post-reunification. This is not exactly what you are looking for, but along those lines. Berenice Berenice Rushovich |Research Scientist 7315 Wisconsin Ave, Ste 1200W | Bethesda, MD 20814 (240) 223-9269 | brushovichchildtrends.org Research to improve children’s lives From: bounce-121176162-76755169list.cornell.edu [mailto:bounce-121176162-76755169list.cornell.edu ] On Behalf Of Tanya Morton Sent: Wednesday, January 25, 2017 2:25 PM To: Child-Maltreatment-Research-Lcornell.edu Subject: Question on frameworks re: screening for and supporting a successful adoption Hello all, A question: Is anyone familiar with the work that has been done on developing and/or identifying assessment frameworks that successfully support adoption? More specifically, is anyone familiar with the literature on evidence-based tools or programs for screening in of potential adoptive families, matching children to families and then promoting a successful adoption? I am looking for tools, models and programs to facilitate recruitment of adoptive parents, enhance their skill levels, and that facilitate placement matching. Evidence-based post adoption services would be included. If anyone can point me to evidence-based tools, models, or programs, that would be very helpful. Thank you in advance, Tanya Tanya Morton Quality Assurance and Research Coordinator Quality Assurance T.Mortontorontoccas.org | www.torontoccas.org Tel: 416-395-1919 | Fax: 416-395-1862 Catholic Children's Aid Society of Toronto | 26 Maitland Street | Toronto | Ontario M4Y 1C6 For the Love of Children