Supporting Special Needs Adoptive Couples: Assessing an Intervention to Enhance Forgiveness, Increase Marital Satisfaction, and Prevent Depression

Article-Based Exam
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CE Credits
2
Exam Items
10
Description
This article reports the evaluation of an educational group intervention for special needs adoptive couples.
Learning Objectives
  • Identify the key stakeholders involved in the adoption process and the major issues/concerns they encounter in the process.
  • Describe the key components of the intervention tested in this study.
  • Evaluate the findings and their implications for future work with adoptive couples.
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Author(s)/Editor(s)

Thomas W. Baskin, PhD, is an Associate Professor for the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee.

Margaret Rhody, MS, is a graduate student in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Shannon Schoolmeesters, MS, is a graduate student in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee

Colleen Ellingson, is CEO of Adoption Resources of Wisconsin.

Co-sponsor(s)

Division 17This Continuing Education program is in partnership with the Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology).

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