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

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.
Instructor(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).

Price
$40.00 for Non-members
$30.00 for Members/Affiliates
Enrollment Limit
0