Chronological age determination for adopted children

Pedersen, Cec (2004) Chronological age determination for adopted children. Documentation. Unpublished . [Report]

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This paper has been prepared as a submission to the Queensland Intercountry Adoption Unit regarding policy development for requests to amend a child’s date of birth. The paper focuses on issues of chronological age determination and some psychological and social issues that emerge in relation to adoptive parents request for an amendment of a child’s age. Although there is a strong delineation made between chronological (biological) and developmental age assessments, this paper does not specifically address the intricacies involved in developmental age assessments. Rather, the focus is on available tests and their validity for estimating chronological age.

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Item Type: Report (Documentation)
Item Status: Live Archive
Additional Information: Unpublished.
Faculty / Department / School: Historic - Faculty of Business - Department of Management and Organisational Behaviour
Date Deposited: 13 Feb 2008 01:19
Last Modified: 14 Jun 2016 04:45
Uncontrolled Keywords: chronological age; developmental age; adoption; intercountry
Fields of Research : 16 Studies in Human Society > 1699 Other Studies in Human Society > 169999 Studies in Human Society not elsewhere classified
17 Psychology and Cognitive Sciences > 1701 Psychology > 170102 Developmental Psychology and Ageing
11 Medical and Health Sciences > 1114 Paediatrics and Reproductive Medicine > 111403 Paediatrics
Socio-Economic Objective: C Society > 94 Law, Politics and Community Services > 9401 Community Service (excl. Work) > 940111 Ethnicity, Multiculturalism and Migrant Development and Welfare

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