Harold D. Grotevant and
Ruth McRoy, Openness in Adoption: Exploring
Family Connections ( Thousand Oaks, Calif. Sage Publications, 1998), 28.
James Gritter, The Spirit of Open Adoption ( Washington, D.C.: Child Welfare
League of America, 1997), 19.
Sharon Kaplan Roszia, phone interview, July 7, 1999.
The points were adapted from
Lois Melina and
Sharon Kaplan Roszia, The
Open Adoption Experience ( New York: HarperCollins, 1993), 332.
The worries and wisher concept was developed by Martha Nabor, International Adoption Services Center, Gardiner, Maine. It is used in Openness in
Adoption. A training curriculum developed for the Ohio Child Welfare Training
Program by the Institute for Human Services, Columbus, Ohio by
Nancy Burley, Denise Goodman,
Cheryl Reber, and
Jayne Schooler ( 1999)
Patricia Doemer, How to Open an Adoption (Royal Oak, Mich.: R-Squared, 1998).
Openness in Adoption.
Susan Cox, "Search and Reunion in International Search" available through
Holt International Children's Services, P.O. Box 2880 (1195 City View), Eugene, Oregon 97402; Phone: (541) 687-2202 and phone interview.
Questia, a part of Gale, Cengage Learning. www.questia.com
Book title: Telling the Truth to Your Adopted or Foster Child:Making Sense of the Past.
Contributors: Betsy Keefer - Author, Jayne E. Schooler - Author, Jack G. Kammer - Illustrator, Kristi Anne Kammer - Illustrator.
Publisher: Bergin & Garvey.
Place of publication: Westport, CT.
Publication year: 2000.
Page number: 179.
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