Changing the Language of Adoption

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Welcome to the spring edition of our Connecting the Dots newsletter! Twice a year, we solicit a collection of articles and interviews from researchers, practitioners, advocates, and those with lived… Read more »

The Fictive Language of Adoption

The Fictive Language of Adoption

By Shannon Quist  I’m no linguist, but the ongoing transformation of  language has always fascinated me. Unlike the law and even larger cultural norms, language is a social dance that… Read more »

Available Position: CQI Coordinator

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Job Description: CQI Coordinator Responsibilities Interpret qualitative and quantitative data to identify implementation barriers. Utilize findings from qualitative and quantitative data analysis to create stakeholder reports. Organize and facilitate meetings… Read more »

Ocasio, K., Rolock, N., Blakey, J., Diamont-Wilson, R., Bass, F., Brom, J., Budzinski, A., Hermes, R., Karnopp, D., Sepneiski, K., Zhang, L., Fong, R., Faulkner, M. & Marra, L. (2023) A pilot study of the Adoption and Guardianship Enhanced Support (AGES) Program: Preventing discontinuity by walking alongside adoptive and guardianship families who are struggling. Journal of Evidence-based Social Work. https://doi.org/10.1080/26408066.2023.2259905

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A new study from TXICFW researchers and colleagues explores what helps adoptive and guardianship families who are struggling. There is a strong preference for evidence-based child welfare services, however, there… Read more »