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Poster Presentations

  1. Positive and Negative Aspects of Transracial adoption: Perspectives of Korean Transracial Adoptees 
    Danielle Godon (University of Massachusetts Boston), Patricia G. Ramsey
  2. Culture Keeping or Cultural Tourism? Cultural Socialization in Transracial Adoptive Families 
    Xian Zhang (Tufts University), Ellen Pinderhughes
  3. Adoption Confirms that God is in my Life: Links between Religious/Spiritual Commitment and Feelings about Adoption in Adolescents 
    Tobias Gale (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Harold D. Grotevant
  4. Experiences of Microaggressions and Resiliency among Children with Same-Sex Parents
    Emily Crain (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Rachel Farr
  5. Contacts with Biological Parents following Child Placement in Foster Care: Associations with Security of Attachment and Externalization 
    Karine Poitras (University of Québec at Trois), George M. Tarabulsy, Lisa Auger
  6. Bicultural Socialization Practices in the Netherlands, Norway, and the United States of America with Children Adopted from India 
    Maureen Riley-Behringer (Case Western Reserve University), Victor Groza, Wendy Tieman, Femmie Juffer
  7. Relationship Adversity in Early Parenthood among Gay, Lesbian, and Heterosexual Couples Who Adopt Through the Child Welfare System 
    April Moyer (Clark University), Alyssa J. Henry, Kaitlin A. Black, Abbie E. Goldberg
  8. Identity Development in a Transracial Environment: Racial/Ethnic Minority Adoptees in Minnesota 
    Emma Hamilton (University of Minnesota), Diana Samek, Margaret Keyes, Matt McGue
  9. A Qualitative Study of Racial and Adoption Microaggressions Experienced by Adoptive Families with Children 
  10. Elliotte S. Harrington (Montclair State University), Julia Kimball, Andrew Kitchen, Jonathan Mazza, Zoey Shaw, Jadah Stephens, Jodi Wadell, Ebony White, Xian Zhang, Amanda Baden, Ellen Pinderhughes
  11. Early Adjustment of International Adoptive Families Compared to Non-Adoptive Families
    Chie Kotake (Tufts University), Jessica Matthews, Elizabeth Mullins, Rachel Katz, Ann Easterbrooks, Ellen Pinderhughes, Laurie Mille
  12. Adverse Childhood Experiences Effect On Young Adults Chronic Stress Response 
    Karen Kalamkis (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Jerrold Meyer
  13. Understanding the Cultural Values of Latino Adoptive Families in Southern New England 
    Julie Guest (Boston College)
  14. Focus Group Attitudes and Opinions About the Potential Use of Genomic Sequencing as a Substitute for Biological Family History for Adult Adoptees 
    Samantha Wilson (Medical College of Wisconsin), Alison La Pean Kirschner, Thomas May, Kaija Zusevics, Kimberly Strong, Harold Grotevant, Samantha Wilson, Jessica Jeruzal, Arthur Derse, Carmen Knight, Michael Farrell
  15. Dyadic Trait Fit in Adoptive Families
    Bibiana Koh (Augsburg College), Martha A Rueter
  16. Stigma and Foster Care: An Experimental Investigation 
    Deborah Denzel (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Marian L. MacDonald
  17. Unpacking Racial Preferences of Young Transracial Adoptees from China 
    Daryl Cooley (Tufts University), Ellen Pinderhughes
  18. Exploring the Psychosocial Adjustment and Parental Relationships of Ethiopian Adoptees: The Untold Stories 
    Dara Kruman (Boston College), Ruth McRoy
  19. How Does Parental Anxiety Affect Children’s Self-Perceptions in Adoptive Families with Lesbian, Gay, and Heterosexual Parents? 
    Maggie Cunningham (University of Massachusetts Amherst), Rachel H. Farr
  20. Trends in U.S. Adoptions: 2000 to 2009 
    Matthew Shuman (Child Welfare Information Gateway), Gene Flango