A New Metric: The Family Success Model
Interview with Adam Pertman by Jane Samuel, JD for the August 2016 issue of Therapeutic Parenting Journal:
"...our adoption system in the US is failing families, and change needs to occur to better serve the children waiting for homes here and overseas. This change is overdue and needs to track better with recent research highlighting the profound neurological and emotional impacts of early-life toxic stress, neglect and/ or abuse. And this change needs to be systemic.
Pertman, the author of the critically acclaimed book Adoption Nation and former head of the Donaldson Adoption Institute, sat down and chatted with me this June about his passion for this paradigm shift."
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