Adoption Essay Topics

Trans Racial Adoption

In a well-publicized 1989 case, a black boy named Reecie West was raised from the age of two months by Dale and Jan May, a white foster couple in Cincinnati, Ohio. When Reecie was freed for adoption, the Mays applied to adopt him. However, the social service department decided to search the country for a… View Article

Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy

Abstract This is a case conceptualization of a client referred to a Residential Treatment Facility by Family Court for treatment and evaluation of intellectual, academic, and behavioral performance. The client presents with several issues. In the client interview, the counselor hypothesizes that client has difficulty with anger, aggression, and low frustration tolerance. The client’s current… View Article

Fallout Book Report

P.S. I am sorry the summary is so long but I wanted to make sure everything in the book was covered and there being 3 people makes it 2 times longer. The novel is a memoir of the lives of three children of a meth-addicted mother, Kristina, and how her addiction affected their lives. They… View Article

Analysis of Child Development Research

The purpose of the study was to compare the outcomes of youth in long-term foster care with a group of children who entered into foster care and were subsequently adopted before reaching the age of 7 (Vinnerljung & Hjern 2011). Previous research conducted by Bohman and Sigvardsson found that at the age of 15, foster… View Article

Close Adoption vs Open Adoption

The concept of adoption was not legally recognized in the United States until the 1850’s, with the inception of the first adoption laws. While transfers of children to substitute parents or now known as “adoptive parents” had occurred informally since American colonial times, adoption laws legitimized the informal adoptive arrangements which previously existed. There are… View Article

Gay and Lesbian Adoption

Homosexuality has been a part of civilization since the early years of recorded history. Erotic attraction and sexual endeavors between males were deep-rooted and acquiesced part of the cultural standrds of Ancient Greece. Historically, homosexuals (gays, lesbians. bi-sexuals and transvestites) were subjects to social injustice such as violence, prejudice, discrimination and stereotyping (Rupp 287). In… View Article

Teen Pregnancy Leads to Adoption

Teen Pregnancy is a problem in today’s society. There appears to be a lack of support and teen mothers don’t know their options. I feel that many teens today are unaware of the dangers of unprotected sex and what the outcomes are in this process. To bring another life into this world without proper care… View Article

Adoption and the Care of Orphan Children

A common conception is that Islamic law forbids adoptions. However, this belief misses the complexity of Islamic law, the scope of adoption laws and practices across the world, and the overwhelming emphasis on taking care of orphans and foundlings found within Islamic sources. Contemporary adoption practices are immensely complex issues, overlapping with children’s rights, international… View Article

Speech on Adoption Issues in Nsw -Family Law Legal Studies

Adoption is the legal process, which permanently transfers all the legal rights and responsibilities of being a parent from the child’s birth parents to the adoptive parents. Adoption in NSW is currently covered by the Adoption Act 2000. Raised with this act are both legal and ethical issues. Adoption offers the greatest sense of belonging… View Article

Play Review: “Annie”

The play “ANNIE” was all about an orphan who is waiting her parents to get her in the orphanage because when she was a baby her parents promised her in a letter that they will get her back when the time comes. And they have a proof that they were Annie’s parents because of her… View Article

The Lost Boy

“The Lost Boy” is an emotional non-fiction story, an autobiography, of Dave Pelzer’s difficult trials of child abuse and experience in foster care. It is a tale of a young boy who lives in isolation and fear searching for a place to call home, for a family. “The Lost Boy” encompasses themes of love, hate,… View Article

The History of Open Adoption in the US

Open adoption has become the norm in the U. S. for infant adoptions. The closed procedures that dominated adoption in the past required that there be no exchange of information or contact of any kind between the adopting and biological parents. All decisions about who adopted which baby were made solely by agency social workers…. View Article

Kids in Care

In the UK today, there are 70,000 children in care of the state. Since the tragic death of Peter Connelly – known as Baby P – the number of children taken into care has risen by 40%. This is a tale of two boys – a Conner and a Conor. They are just two of… View Article

Goal, time and communication

What is a successful student? Many people tend to regard them as people who are successful in academic area only. However, this is the age of change, our society, which includes the economic and political surroundings as well as the natural environment, rapidly change. Not only should a successful student excel at academic sphere, but… View Article

Gay Adoption Essay

In the essay “Gay Adoption Should Be Allowed: Spreading Love to the Unfortunate,” Joyce Maguire Pavao states that “Allowing same – sex couples to adopt is a powerful step towards success and it helps in many ways, which is why same-sex couples should be able to adopt.” The author primarily supports her position by using… View Article

Essay on Language Diversity

Language diversity is an important topic for all South Africans to consider since we have 11 official languages. This means that we are challenged when it comes to being able to communicate with one another. This challenge presents itself in various forms, from the workplace to people’s daily lives and personal outlooks surrounding different cultures…. View Article

Language diversity

I understand “language diversity’ to refer to the use of a vast range of different languages (an expression of communication). In the case of the prescribed article, this is applied in the context of South Africa as a country. It is our cultural diversity and by extension, our “rainbow nation” image that is one of… View Article

Karen van der Zee’s book “A Secret Sorrow”

The last two chapters of Karen van der Zees book, A Secret Sorrow, are very eventful. Chapter Eleven begins with Faye, one of the main characters, horrified by the question her boyfriend has just asked her. Kai, Faye?s boyfriend, has found a slip of paper that has slipped out of Faye?s wallet the previous Saturday… View Article

Is intelligence innate?

For many years, there had been a debate over whether genes alone can determine one’s intelligence or whether the environment and training can increase one’s intelligence. Some scientists think that people behave as they do according to genetic predispositions. This is known as the “nature” theory of human behavior. Other scientists believe that people think… View Article

Child Abuse for Human Sexuality Class

This was a very sad documentary. It’s sad that a child ever goes through something like that. It’s sad that because of abuse from someone else, they feel they need to abuse others. It’s sad that they don’t know how to love or let others love them. I wish that things were different in this… View Article

Single People Should Be Allowed to Adopt

Being single in our society has become common and normal. For some people instead of having a destructive marriage, it is better to stay single. Today modern life is complicated already and it is hard to predict what could happen tomorrow. And maybe staying single could prevent certain issues, like separations and divorces that could… View Article

“The Adoption Papers” by Jackie Kay

The story of Jackie Kay’s life is as fascinating and complex as her literary works. The comparison is significant because several of Kay’s pieces spring from her biography and they are all concerned with the intricate nature of identity. Kay’s father was a black Nigerian visiting Edinburgh when he met Kay’s white Scottish mother. After… View Article

Empty Promises

The article I chose is called “Empty Promises, Empty Cradles”. This case involves fake adoptions. A family is promised a child, and when the time comes, there is no child given to the family. Shockingly enough, there were no children to begin with. The women who promised their unborn children to the people, who were… View Article

Child of Rage

In the Documentary “Child of Rage” a six and-a –half year old girl named Beth was severely traumatized when she was one year old. She started her life in tragedy when her father would sexually molest/abuse her. The result of his actions on Beth caused her to become unattached from people around her, including her… View Article

Carol Fern

Carol Fern has been employed by Bainbridge Borough for 18 years as a tax clerk. The tax clerk position is part of the bargaining unit represented by Local 10 of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME). When Carol and her husband found out that she was unable to conceive, they decided… View Article

Carol Ferns Greivance

A grievance was filed by Local 10 of the American Federation of State, County, and Municipal Employees (AFSCME) on behalf of Carol Fern. Carol has been an employee of Bainbridge Borough for 18 years as a tax clerk. She was recently denied a request of 6 months unpaid maternity leave for a new born baby… View Article

Common Reactions to Sexual Harassment

Sexual harassment affects everyone differently. Since each instance of sexual harassment carries its own particular relationships, behaviors, attitudes, and responses, it is hard to predict exactly how you will react until the situation occurs. A large part of sexual harassment has to do with power. The person harassing you is using their words and/or actions… View Article

Same Sex Adoption

“Adoption is not about finding children for families, it’s about finding families for children” (Joyce Maguire Pavao). Same sex marriages have led to controversies on the possibility of efficient parentage of such couples. Successfully and effectively taking care of children by couples of the same sex has always been doubted. To be more specific, most… View Article

Animal Rescue

Nobody likes to watch those public service announcements about adopting shelter animals. They show us pitifully dirty and sick dogs and cats sitting mournfully alone in tiny cages, rows upon rows of them. We are told it is up to us to save them and it is. The question is how we go about it… View Article

Review V. F.’s corporate website

1. Prepare a two-paragraph memo to the company’s CEO outlining whether V. F. should more broadly adopt Timberland’s CSR reporting, identifying which of its brands would most likely benefit the most from sustainability reporting. VF took a strategic step by buying Timberland with its CSR policies. They chose to be one of the sustainable companies… View Article