Approaching Fatherhood: A Guide for Adoptive Dads and Others.

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May, Paul
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British Association for Adoption and Fostering (BAAF).
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Written for prospective and practicing adoptive fathers, this book describes the role of men in the adoptive family. The discussion examines the experience of adoption specifically in Great Britain, with some references to the United States and other countries. Topics include the father's perspective of adoption as a life decision and the process of adoption, from preparation to matching and placement. Post-adoption experiences also are explored. The book highlights suggestions from adoptive fathers for fathers and adoption workers. Resources for support are listed at the end of the book. 21 references.

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