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Brodzinsky, David

Overview
Works: 16 works in 107 publications in 6 languages and 6,201 library holdings
Genres: Reference works  Conference papers and proceedings  Abstracts 
Roles: Author, Editor, Other
Classifications: HV875, 155.2
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Most widely held works by David Brodzinsky
Being adopted : the lifelong search for self by David Brodzinsky( Book )

14 editions published between 1992 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 980 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Study of adoption demonstrating the lifelong impact being adopted can have on the adoptee
Adoption by lesbians and gay men : a new dimension in family diversity( Book )

12 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in English and held by 853 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The practice of adoption has changed dramatically over the past half century, with profound implications for children and families. Perhaps the most remarkable and controversial transformation during this time has been the growing willingness of adoption professionals to place children with sexual-minority individuals and couples. Yet, despite considerable research showing that lesbians and gay men can make good parents, they continue to experience difficulties and barriers in many parts of the country in their efforts to adopt and raise children. Indeed, while progress in this area has been significant, it has been impeded by the homophobia and heterosexist attitudes of adoption professionals and the judiciary; by numerous stereotypes and misconceptions about parenting by lesbians and gay men, and by a lack of adequate guidelines and training for establishing best practice standards in working with this rapidly growing group of adoptive parents. This work explores the gamut of historical, legal, sociological, psychological, social casework, and personal issues related to adoption by sexual-minority individuals and couples. Leading experts in a variety of fields address, and often shatter, the controversies, myths, and misconceptions hindering efforts by these individuals to adopt and raise children. It provides insights and specific recommendations for establishing empirically validated best practices for working with an important sector of our society, for treating all prospective and current parents fairly and equally, and, perhaps most importantly, for increasing a still largely untapped resource for providing families for children who need them
New directions in Piagetian theory and practice( Book )

7 editions published in 1981 in English and held by 740 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Psychology of adoption( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 1993 in English and held by 688 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Recent empirical work has shown that adopted children are more vulnerable to a host of psychological problems than their non-adopted peers. In this book, theoretical, empirical, clinical, and social policy issues offer new insights into these problems
Psychological issues in adoption : research and practice by David Brodzinsky( Book )

12 editions published between 2005 and 2011 in 3 languages and held by 593 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Shows how changes in social and sexual mores in Western countries over the last three decades have decreased the number of babies born and adoptable, thus creating a new state of adoption for adoptive children and parents in North America
Children's adjustment to adoption : developmental and clinical issues by David Brodzinsky( Book )

16 editions published in 1998 in English and held by 449 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This volume offers extensive coverage of theory and research on children and families and the contextual issues pertinent to the adoption process, with clinical vignettes punctuating key points. The authors close with a discussion of intervention and assessment issues that commonly arise when working with adoptees and their families. Children's Adjustment to Adoption is a welcome addition to the current literature on the psychological issues associated with adoption. It will be valuable for professionals in the fields of clinical and counseling psychology, developmental psychology, nursing, social work, health services, and family studies
Thinking about the family : views of parents and children by Richard D Ashmore( Book )

16 editions published between 1986 and 2014 in English and held by 374 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

First published in 1986. Routledge is an imprint of Taylor & Francis, an informa company
Adoption & prenatal alcohol and drug exposure : research, policy, and practice by Richard P Barth( Book )

4 editions published in 2000 in English and held by 207 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

As child welfare professionals have become aware of the impact of prenatal substance exposure on children in the adoption process or who are available for adoption, there is a heightened need for understanding a range of issues connected with prenatal alcohol and drug exposure. This book addresses many of these issues, including the impact of prenatal substance exposure on children's immediate and long-term health and development; remedial effects of a positive postnatal environment; counseling suggestions for prospective adoptive parents; and supports to maximize positive adoption outcomes. The chapters are: (1) "The Impact of Prenatal Substance Exposure: Research Findings and Their Implications for Adoption" (Madelyn Freundlich); (2) "Outcomes for Drug-Exposed Children Eight Years Postadoption" (Richard P. Barth and Devon Brooks); (3) "African American Kin Caregivers and Child Welfare Issues: Research Implications" (Robert B. Hill); (4) "Fetal Alcohol Exposure and Adult Psychopathology: Evidence from an Adoption Study" (Remi J. Cadoret and Kristin Riggins-Caspers); (5) "T.I.E.S. for Adoption: Supporting the Adoption of Children Who Were Prenatally Substance Exposed" (Susan B. Edelstein, Jill Waterman, Dorli Burge, Carolyn McCarty, and Joseph Prusak); (6) "Alcohol-Related Disorders and Children Adopted from Abroad" (Jane Ellen Aronson); (7) "Attachment Issues for Adopted Infants" (Mary Dozier and Kathleen E. Albus); (8) "Societal Attitudes toward Drug-Using Women and Their Children: Past and Present" (Stephen R. Kandall); (9) "Emerging Legal Issues in the Adoption of Drug-Exposed Infants" (Judith Larsen and Harvey J. Schweitzer); and (10) "The Adoption of Children Prenatally Exposed to Alcohol and Drugs: a Look to the Future" (Madelyn Freundlich). (Kb)
Le cycle de la vie : psychologie du développement by Anne V Gormly( Book )

1 edition published in 1994 in French and held by 11 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At være adopteret : udvikling og identitet by David Brodzinsky( Book )

2 editions published in 1996 in Danish and Undetermined and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The role of conceptual tempo in the child's comprehension and appreciation of various types of cartoon humor by David Brodzinsky( )

3 editions published between 1974 and 1980 in English and held by 4 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Handbook of adoption : implications for researchers, practitioners, and families by Rafael Art Javier( Book )

1 edition published in 2007 in English and held by 2 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Handbook of Adoption serves as a sourcebook to train mental health and behavioral health professionals. This book addresses topics in adoption that reflect the many dimensions of theory, research, development, race, adjustment, and clinical practice which can and do affect adoption triad members. Contributors to this volume are nationally known experts, many of whom are directly involved in adoption-related research and practice and who can provide insight from personal and professional experience
Post-placement adjustment and the needs of birthmothers who place an infant for adoption / David Brodzinsky and Susan Livingston Smith by David Brodzinsky( )

1 edition published in 2014 in English and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

Children's Adjustment to Adoption: Developmental and Clinical Issues (Developmental Clinical Psychology and Psychiatry Series) by David Brodzinsky( Book )

1 edition published in 1998 in Undetermined and held by 1 WorldCat member library worldwide

The Phsychology of Adoption( )

1 edition published in 1993 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In this volume the authors have brought together a group of leading researchers from various disciplines to explore the complex, interdisciplinary subject of adoption. David Brodzinsky has conducted one of the largest studies of adopted children in the US and Marshall Schechter has been involved with adoption related issues for over 40 years making them highly qualified to edit such an important volume. Our understanding of the problems faced by adopted children is still unclear, yet this book offers new insights into the issues for children and parents. It takes an integrated approach looking at theoretical, empirical, clinical and social issues and will be the definitive work on adoption
Expanding resources for children III : research-based best practices in adoption by gays and lesbians ; policy and practice perspective by David Brodzinsky( )

2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 0 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"In keeping with its strategic priority to conduct work that improves children's prospects of living in safe and successful families, the Adoption Institute has conducted a four-year-long research project that culminates in the publication of this report. It reviews what is known about adoption by lesbians and gay men and presents new empirical data about their perceptions, experiences and needs as parents. Based on this knowledge, the Institute provides best-practice recommendations for improving adoption practice and for strengthening pre-adoption and post-adoption services for families headed by non-heterosexual adults."--Page 5
 
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Adoption by lesbians and gay men : a new dimension in family diversity
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Adoption by lesbians and gay men : a new dimension in family diversityThe Psychology of adoptionPsychological issues in adoption : research and practiceChildren's adjustment to adoption : developmental and clinical issuesAdoption & prenatal alcohol and drug exposure : research, policy, and practiceHandbook of adoption : implications for researchers, practitioners, and families