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Yes I M Adopted

Author : Sharlie Zinniger
ISBN : 069225658X
Genre : Adoption
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Simple text and ample pictures describe what adoption is and how it works.
Category: Adoption

Alien Adopted Children

Author : United States. Congress. House. Committee on the Judiciary. Subcommittee on Immigration, Citizenship, and International Law
ISBN : PURD:32754078876657
Genre : Adopted children
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Category: Adopted children

The Ultimate Insider S Guide To Adoption

Author : Elizabeth Swire Falker
ISBN : 9780446562300
Genre : Family & Relationships
File Size : 73.58 MB
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So you've made the decision to adopt. What's next? For starters, how do you know whether domestic or international adoption is right for you? (And what are the real differences between the two?) Adoption insider Elizabeth Swire Falker answers these questions and many more. As an attorney who practices in the area of adoption and has worked with hundreds of families, and as an adoptive parent herself, she offers expert advice on each stage of the process. This comprehensive, accessible guide leads you with confidence through every decision you'll have to make-including the ones that you'd never know to expect. Complete with checklists, tips, sidebars, and plenty of counterintuitive advice, it shows you how to: Identify which adoption experts you do and don't need Find the right birth mother or choose the right country for your family-and how to spot red flags in potential situations Select an attorney or agency and prepare for your home visit Finance an adoption on a budget, manage the red tape, and get around the roadblocks Navigate all of the complex emotions that surface along the way. . With Elizabeth Swire Falker's warm yet been-there-done-that voice, The Insider's Guide to Adoption is sure to become a tried-and-true resource for adoptive parents everywhere.
Category: Family & Relationships

Creative Arts Therapies Approaches In Adoption And Foster Care

Author : Donna J. Betts
ISBN : 9780398073879
Genre : Psychology
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This volume presents perspectives of creative arts therapies approaches in adoption and foster care. Creative arts therapists will find this collection to be of particular relevance, but the intention is to also introduce this subject to a wide range of clinicians, including those in the associated professions of social work, counseling, psychology, psychiatry, nursing, teaching, and related fields. The chapters refer specifically to the development and contemporary application of creative arts therapies approaches in adoption and foster care. The chapters reflect the ways in which creative arts therapies can be applied in different settings, and represent the spectrum of ideas in current practice. The first seven chapters focus on adoption and present theoretical perspectives on adoption adjustment that include psychodynamic, attachment, social role, family systems, stress and coping, object relations, trauma, cognitive-behavioral, and biological perspectives. A variety of psychological constructs are explored, such as trust attachment, abandonment, rejection, self-esteem, identity integration, grief, and loss. These chapters also reflect types of work with specific adoption populations, including international and transracial. Individual, group, and family therapy formats are outlined. Approaches to treatment including art, drama, music, play, and sand tray therapy are presented predominantly in case study format. In some cases, diagnosis and assessment are discussed. In Part Two, the five chapters that focus on foster care explore the creative arts therapist's role in the social system; attachment and foster care research; issues such as self-esteem, boundaries, guilt, shame, loss, ambivalence, aggression, splitting, rejection, trauma; themes of abuse and neglect, resilience. and behavioral and emotional disturbances. Five chapters exploring transcultural and transracial issues are the focus of Part Three. This book will help meet a demand
Category: Psychology

Adopted By Wolves

Author : Stephanie Poole
ISBN : 9781456812621
Genre : Fiction
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Adopted By Wolves - The Complete Story is a special edition book, containing the original childrens classic, Adopted By Wolves, as well as the sequel, Adopted By Wolves - The Next Generation. Adopted By Wolves When two wolf pups become orphaned, all hope seems lost. But when they get adopted by the Windrush pack, they learn the ways of the wild, and the struggles of surviving. Follow the pack in a story of love, survival, and hope, in "Adopted by Wolves" Adopted By Wolves - The Next Generation The story continues in this sequel, as Accalia gives birth to four beautiful pups. But when tragedy strikes, and her little female is separated, there's bound to be trouble. Follow the old characters, as well as many new characters, in the dramatic, high-action sequel to ABW, Adopted By Wolves - The Next Generation"
Category: Fiction

Orphaned Fostered And Adopted

Author : Marissa Kline-Gonzales
ISBN : 9781465334169
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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A true memoir of a child who had seen and experienced it all before age nine, living in the third-world country of the Philippines, her family succumbed to poverty. Her birth mother died when she was seven and was separated from her siblings that she loves. She was put in two foster homes, where one based their child rearing in superstitions, blaming her for every bad thing that happened. She was also put in two orphanages, where she was later adopted by an American couple. She writes of her growing experiences from a girl to a young lady while living in the countryside of Pennsylvania. Life was not easy for this young girl learning the language, culture, and the people around her. Read it to believe it. She will touch your heart. This book will make you realize what she went through as an orphan, foster and adopted child. You will also learn of her struggle to be happy and how she manages to get through her trials and find real love. Marissa Kline-Gonzales lives in Bayonne, New Jersey, with her husband, Al. They were married August of 2006. After graduating from high school in 1998, she went to Word of Life Bible Institute for a year. Now she is a flight attendant for an airline and annually visits her birth family in the Philippines. She not only sees her family but also visits the orphanages where she grew up. Her love for those children will never diminish for she was once like them.
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Tax Planning And Compliance For Tax Exempt Organizations

Author : Jody Blazek
ISBN : 9781118185285
Genre : Business & Economics
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An essential, timesaving guide for accountants, lawyers, nonprofit executives and directors, consultants, and volunteers This book is an indispensable guide to navigating the complex maze of nonprofit tax rules and regulations. A clear and fully cited description of the requirements for the various categories of tax-exempt entities from public charities, private foundations, civic associations, business leagues, and social clubs to title-holding companies and governmental entities can be found. Practical guidance on potential for income tax on revenue-producing enterprises along with explanations of many exceptions to taxability is provided. Issues raised by Internet activity, advertising, publishing, providing services, and much more are explained. This useful guide covers the many significant issues facing nonprofit organizations, including compensation and possible private inurement, affiliation, separations and mergers, donor disclosures, lobbying and electioneering, and employment taxes. Offers a supplemental, annual update to keep subscribers current on relevant changes in IRS forms, requirements, and related tax procedures Includes easy-to-use checklists highlighting such critical concerns as tax-exempt eligibility, reporting to the IRS, and comprehensive tax compliance issues Features a variety of sample documents for private foundations, including penalty abatement requests and sharing space agreements Provides helpful practice aids, such as a comparison of the differences between public and private charities, charts reflecting lobbying limits for different types of entities, and listings of rulings and cases that illustrate permissible activity for each type of organizations compared to impermissible activity Filled with practical tips and suggestions for handling such critical situations as preparing for and surviving an IRS examination, Tax Planning and Compliance for Tax-Exempt Organizations, Fifth Edition provides guidance for the significant issues facing nonprofit organizations.
Category: Business & Economics

Yes Little Boys Cry Too

Author : J F Scott
ISBN : 9781483644608
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Most autobiographies are about famous people. The difference between these people and myself is that my lifes story is a way to explain and share how two little boys lived a life of childhood abuse and the scars this abuse left behind. I did not write this book to feel sorry for myself but to inform others that, Yes, little boys cry too!!! Not enough information is documented on how many little boys and young men have been abused, which I find quite disturbing. However, every time I read a new statistic on the number of boys that have been and will be abused, the percentages keep going up and up. You must remember that in the past, we as boys, were taught never to cry and or to show emotions. Most of us hid the abuse and many still will not reveal what happened to them. Young girls and young ladies are by far the largest group of victims. However, I refuse to be swept under a rug about a situation past and present that leaves scars on all the victims. Yes, today, I can finally come out and say that my brother and I were both victims of verbal, psychological, the severest of physical abuse and yes, sexual abuse. I somehow survived these abuses but sadly my brother did not. He ended up committing suicide at a young age. Three days before his death he telephoned me to admit he was afraid of turning out like our abuser --our mother!. He was afraid he was becoming like her and did not want that life for the wonderful woman he had married and his 10 month old daughter. If one person reads this book and sees the signs of abuse and helps just one child, then I shall die happy knowing that this one child was spared. Also, this book has a meaning other than you feeling sorry for me, as I dont need nor want pity. Neither is this book where I want to air out my famililies faults and failures. To this day, I have never told a person about my young life. I chose to wait until all the people who had made my life a living hell had passed away. What inspired me to open up was an experience that happened to me about 5 years ago, I was living with my former partner in Buenos Aires, Argentina and one day he happened to pick up a folder of old pictures. In the folder were school photographs of me from around the age of first through 6th grade. I saw that he had the pictures spread over the dining room table and had this confused look on his face. Finally he spoke and said, Jim I need to ask you a question, Why in all these pictures do you have marks on your face? He went on pointing out that in each picture I had either a busted lip, scratches and even a black eye. I suddenly went into a panic mode. Somebody saw what I had kept hidden over 25 years and something I wanted to forget. I sat there for at least 2 hours and told him everything that had happened to me from starting my life in an orphanage until I was almost 3 years old and up to the present. The torture in my life did not end the day my Mother put me out of the house at 15/16 years old. My life still had more obstacles for me to face. I was then fighting my own sexuality, I didnt understand what was happening and sadly had not one person I could trust. I needed help and back in the late 60s and 70s there were no organizations available to help. An alternative life style in those days were not accepted anywhere! I was an outcast from what the world called normal and there was no alternatives. I remember boys getting the hell knocked out of them if they were even considered just a little too effeminate. I had my share of two such bullies has a kid and I didnt need that experience again. I realize that times have changed and through this wonderful thing called the media, my heroes in life have showed the public just the tip of the iceberg. Please dont fall in the trap of believing that since times have changed; people have. Today we have people like Oprah, Ricky Martin, and Ellen Degeneres who have brought this fact to the publics attention as w
Category: Family & Relationships

Yes Chef

Author : Marcus Samuelsson
ISBN : 9780440338819
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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JAMES BEARD AWARD NOMINEE • NAMED ONE OF THE TEN BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY VOGUE • NEW YORK TIMES BESTSELLER “One of the great culinary stories of our time.”—Dwight Garner, The New York Times It begins with a simple ritual: Every Saturday afternoon, a boy who loves to cook walks to his grandmother’s house and helps her prepare a roast chicken for dinner. The grandmother is Swedish, a retired domestic. The boy is Ethiopian and adopted, and he will grow up to become the world-renowned chef Marcus Samuelsson. This book is his love letter to food and family in all its manifestations. Yes, Chef chronicles Samuelsson’s journey, from his grandmother’s kitchen to his arrival in New York City, where his outsize talent and ambition finally come together at Aquavit, earning him a New York Times three-star rating at the age of twenty-four. But Samuelsson’s career of chasing flavors had only just begun—in the intervening years, there have been White House state dinners, career crises, reality show triumphs, and, most important, the opening of Red Rooster in Harlem. At Red Rooster, Samuelsson has fulfilled his dream of creating a truly diverse, multiracial dining room—a place where presidents rub elbows with jazz musicians, aspiring artists, and bus drivers. It is a place where an orphan from Ethiopia, raised in Sweden, living in America, can feel at home. Praise for Yes, Chef “Such an interesting life, told with touching modesty and remarkable candor.”—Ruth Reichl “Marcus Samuelsson has an incomparable story, a quiet bravery, and a lyrical and discreetly glittering style—in the kitchen and on the page. I liked this book so very, very much.”—Gabrielle Hamilton “Plenty of celebrity chefs have a compelling story to tell, but none of them can top [this] one.”—The Wall Street Journal “Elegantly written . . . Samuelsson has the flavors of many countries in his blood.”—The Boston Globe “Red Rooster’s arrival in Harlem brought with it a chef who has reinvigorated and reimagined what it means to be American. In his famed dishes, and now in this memoir, Marcus Samuelsson tells a story that reaches past racial and national divides to the foundations of family, hope, and downright good food.”—President Bill Clinton
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Adopted Reality

Author : Laura Dennis
ISBN : 9780985616830
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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In a September 11 memoir unlike any you have read, this thrilling, psychological adventure brilliantly follows the ups and downs of bipolar. After Laura reunites with her birth mom, a series of life changes spiral out-of-control. When a beloved uncle dies in the Twin Towers, the tension that has been building explodes. Will Laura ultimately find her own Adopted Reality?
Category: Biography & Autobiography

Drug Prevention Curricula

Author : DIANE Publishing Company
ISBN : 0788123718
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Represents current thinking about drug prevention education. Shows what to look for when adopting or adapting ready-made curricula. Suggests important lessons that ought to be part of any prevention-education sequence, including those developed by schools and school systems for their use. Concerned educators, parents and citizens can use this guide to select or design, and implement, curricula that are educationally sound.

Adoption Home Where You Belong Catholic For A Reason Iv

Author : Jeff Cavins
ISBN : 9781940329802
Genre : Religion
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Having adopted two girls, Jeff and Emily Cavins share the deepening of their understanding of love and family life through the blessing of adoption. As Catholics, we often hear about being “adopted sons and daughters of the Father”, but do we put this into practice in our daily lives? The Cavinses show how they were changed and blessed by bringing home their two adopted daughters, and challenge others to see the beauty of adoption and recognize the profound theological meaning it manifests. In their own words, “Adoption changes our whole understanding of God as we come face to face with His love for us … Through adoption we have come to understand it is more blessed to give than to receive.”
Category: Religion

Great Answers To Difficult Questions About Adoption

Author : Fanny Cohen Herlem
ISBN : 1846428173
Genre : Family & Relationships
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Why was I abandoned? Why did my parents adopt me? What if I want to meet my biological parents? Children who find out they are adopted have many questions that are difficult for a parent to answer. This book explores children's thoughts and feelings and provides parents with guidance on how to respond to difficult questions. The author covers all the common questions that children ask and provides sensitive, candid answers in a way that children will be able to understand and relate to. Each chapter is devoted to a particular issue, such as why a child is adopted, who chose the child's first name and what happens when the child grows up. The book recognizes the emotions and reactions of everyone in the family and includes separate conclusions for parents and children. This handy guide offers useful advice for parents and will also be of interest to counsellors and other professionals working with children.
Category: Family & Relationships

In Their Parents Voices

Author : Rita J. Simon
ISBN : 9780231512350
Genre : Social Science
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Rita J. Simon and Rhonda M. Roorda's In Their Own Voices: Transracial Adoptees Tell Their Stories shared the experiences of twenty-four black and biracial children who had been adopted into white families in the late 1960s and 70s. The book has since become a standard resource for families and practitioners, and now, in this sequel, we hear from the parents of these remarkable families and learn what it was like for them to raise children across racial and cultural lines. These candid interviews shed light on the issues these parents encountered, what part race played during thirty plus years of parenting, what they learned about themselves, and whether they would recommend transracial adoption to others. Combining trenchant historical and political data with absorbing firsthand accounts, Simon and Roorda once more bring an academic and human dimension to the literature on transracial adoption.
Category: Social Science