Adoption

Past adoption experiences

Short article— 22 August 2012

During the early 1960s and 1970s in particular, adoption was prevalent in Australia. Single women who were pregnant were encouraged - or forced - to "give up" their babies for adoption.

Family Relationships Quarterly No. 19

AFRC Newsletter No. 19 — August 2011

Articles include: lessons from other sectors in screening for family violence; issues related to past adoption practices; incarcerated mothers

Family Relationships Quarterly No. 7

AFRC Newsletter No. 7 — February 2008

Identifying parental substance use and misuse in clinical practice; action research at the Hobart Family Relationships Centre; the late discovery

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