Item Details

Adopted [electronic resource]: We Can Do Better

Fisher Klingenstein Ventures
Format
Video; Computer Resource; Online Video; Online
Summary
We Can Do Better includes a who's-who of the adoption community and offers wisdom and advice to help today's adoptive families. With 30-minute sessions on clarifying parental intentions, establishing identity, parenting a mixed-race family, grieving, and navigating the politics of adoption.
Release Date
2008
Run Time
283 min.
Language
Closed-captioned
Rating
9 & up
Notes
  • Encoded with permission for digital streaming by Films Media Group on August 22, 2014.
  • Films on Demand is distributed by Films Media Group for Films for the Humanities & Sciences, Cambridge Educational, Meridian Education, and Shopware.
Variant Title
We Can Do Better
Series
Adopted
Adopted (New York, N.Y.)
Contents
  • Introduction: Adopted: We Can Do Better (1:29)
  • Intentions Behind Adopting: Session I (1:05)
  • We Wanted a Little Girl (3:31)
  • Importance of Acknowledging Intentions (2:10)
  • Adopted and Biological Children (2:03)
  • It Was the Right Thing to Do (5:19)
  • It was My Way of Building a Family (4:22)
  • Credits: Intentions Behind Adopting (2:44)
  • Parenting the Adopted Child: Session II (1:16)
  • Attachment Feel for the Child... (5:30)
  • Development (4:29)
  • Learning Differences (2:03)
  • Grief: The Spirit Knows... (3:45)
  • Birth Parents: They are a Part of Your Kids (3:43)
  • Desire for Connection to Birth Parents (2:35)
  • What About the Siblings? (4:01)
  • Guilt (5:34)
  • Credits: Parenting the Adopted Child (2:45)
  • The Multi-Racial Family: Session III (1:31)
  • I Don't See Race, I See People (5:08)
  • So What Can we Do? (2:46)
  • Stereotypes (7:55)
  • Views of Asian Women (2:21)
  • Parents Unaware of Difficulties (1:46)
  • Colorblindness (2:35)
  • Credits: The Multi-Racial Family (2:42)
  • Identity for the Transracial Adoptee: Session IV (5:51)
  • Identifying with Parents' Race (2:00)
  • Accepting Child's Racial Identity (2:34)
  • Race and Culture: More than Just Food and Festivals (3:22)
  • It Will Take a Village (2:00)
  • Internalized Racism (3:43)
  • Take the Lead (2:55)
  • Credits: Identity for the Transracial Adoptee (2:44)
  • Tough Questions: Session V (1:02)
  • Do People Really Ask That? (1:35)
  • U.S. Foster Care Versus International Adoption (3:27)
  • The Cost (3:06)
  • Trafficking (2:03)
  • One Potential Solution: The Hague Convention (1:30)
  • Interracial- International Adoption Criticism (5:56)
  • Goals of Series (0:32)
  • Credits: Tough Questions (2:46)
  • Infertility: A Complicated Loss (1:35)
  • Sorrow Over Infertility (1:50)
  • Why Can't I do This? (2:21)
  • We Couldn't Talk About It (1:01)
  • Anger and Infertility (3:21)
  • Expressing Feelings (3:33)
  • Insecurity About Infertility (0:50)
  • Infertility and Sex Lives (1:34)
  • Anger and Infertility (1:16)
  • Understanding the Loss... (5:02)
  • Conversation Scene (2:12)
  • Adoption Cannot Mask Sadness (2:35)
  • Credits: Adopted: We Can Do Better (2:39)
Published
New York, N.Y. : Films Media Group, [2014], c2008.
Publisher no.
  • 57819s Films Media Group
  • 57821 Films Media Group
Access Restriction
Access requires authentication through Films on Demand.
Description
1 streaming video file (283 min.) : sd., col.
Mode of access: Internet.
System requirements: FOD playback platform.
Technical Details
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