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Family group conferencing as a culturally adaptable intervention: Reforming intercountry adoption in Guatemala

Rotabi, Karen Smith
June 4, 2015

Source: (2012) International Social Work 55(3) 402–416

Intercountry adoptions prevent institutionalization but may erode children’s rights to their families and cultural heritage. Family group conferencing offers a culturally adaptable intervention that looks for domestic solutions before turning to out-of-country placements. Guatemalan social work education offers a hospitable environment in which to promote its extension to adoptions.(Author’s Abstract)


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