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Adoption Mentoring Research

Recent Papers, Press, & Publications

-Garber, K.J., French, Q.F., & Grotevant, H.D. (In Press). The Adoption Mentoring Partnership: Program Influences on Mentors’ Ethnic Identity [Accepted as part of special issue Adoptees’ ethnic identity within family and social contexts]. New Directions for Child and Adolescent Development. Our recently accepted for publication paper is related to the exploration and meaning that mentors make regarding their ethnic identities while in the Adoption Mentoring Partnership. 

-Read our manuscript that describes the conceptual foundation of the program as well as details about the program's development, maintenance, evaluation, and challenges. [French, Q. Y. S., Grotevant, H. D., & Dolan, J. H. (2013). The Adoption Mentoring Partnership].

-View the Daily Collegian article about the Adoption Mentoring Partnership, published October 5, 2011



-National Mentoring Summit in Washington, DC, on Feb 2, 2017​

-Society for Research on Identity Formation in Bellingham, WA, in May 2015

-New Worlds of Adoption Conference: Launching into Adulthood in Amherst, MA, in April 2015

-New Worlds of Adoption Conference: Contact Between Adoptive and Birth Families: What Works? in Amherst, MA, in April 2013

-National Mentoring Summit in Washington, DC, on January 24, 2013

-New Worlds of AdoptionConference: Research-Based Interventions Promoting Attachment in Amherst, MA in April 2011 (this presentation can be viewed here)