The role of faith in adoption: achieving positive adoption outcomes for African American children.

Abstract

African American children are overrepresented in foster care by more than twice their proportion in the population (U.S. Government Accountability Office [USGAO], 2007). Building upon research relating faith (religiosity) to positive health and mental health, this study utilized cognitive and religious coping theories to examine the influence of faith on… (More)

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@article{Belanger2008TheRO, title={The role of faith in adoption: achieving positive adoption outcomes for African American children.}, author={Kathleen D Belanger and Sam Copeland and Monit Cheung}, journal={Child welfare}, year={2008}, volume={87 2}, pages={99-123} }