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September 2000Vol. 1, No. 6Transracial Adoption and Foster Care: Practice Issues for Professionals

Crumbley, J. Child Welfare League of America Press. 1999. 158 pages. $18.95 paperback.

This book, aimed at professionals who work with foster and adopted children and their families, concentrates on transracial issues. Three sections address, respectively:

  • Specific ways that practitioners can work with transracial adoptive and foster families to ensure that children develop positive racial and cultural identities
  • How practitioners might better serve transracial families
  • Professionals concerns, such as cultural competence and recruitment.

The book contains a number of appendices, including a guide to resources and legislation and a bibliography.

To purchase a copy, contact:

Child Welfare League of America, Inc.
P.O. Box 2019
Annapolis Junction, MD 20701-2019
Phone: 800-407-6273
Fax: 301-206-9789