All Posts by Amanda Baden

May 112017
 May 11, 2017  Posted by  Categories: Events, News & Blog Add Comment
Announcing an Adoption Initiative Workshop

     We are pleased to announce that Amanda Baden, PhD and Susan Harris O’Connor, MSW will present an Adoption Initiative Workshop, facilitated by Rafael Javier, PhD at St. John’s University/Manhattan Campus on June 2, 2017 entitled Racial/Ethnic Identity Models: Unpacking complex identities, adoptee micro aggressions and oppression.  See poster below for details. Please join us and [ … Read More]

Mar 032013
 March 3, 2013  Posted by  Categories: Guest Writers Add Comment

In the future I will be inviting people to make posts about interesting work, events and perspectives to get you thinking. Watch this space.

Aug 242011
 August 24, 2011  Posted by  Categories: News & Blog Tagged with:  Add Comment
The Handbook of Adoption on sale now!

Introducing a vital resource for those having personal or professional interest in adoption!! The Handbook of Adoption: Implications for Researchers, Practitioners, and Families(2007, Sage Publications) Edited by:Rafael A. (Art) Javier, Ph.D., ABPP, St. John’s UniversityAmanda L. Baden, Ph.D., Montclair State UniversityFrank A. Biafora, Ph.D., St. John’s UniversityAlina Camacho-Gingerich, Ph.D., St. John’s University While most mental [ … Read More]

Aug 242011
 August 24, 2011  Posted by  Categories: News & Blog Tagged with:  Add Comment
Training Materials for Adoption Professionals and Adoptive Parents

Introducing, a new training curriculum that Dr. Amanda Baden authored for the incredible film and companion DVD, “Adopted.” This curriculum provides up to 12 hours of training for adoptive families and adoption professionals who view the film and companion DVD. Go to for more information.

Feb 202011
 February 20, 2011  Posted by  Categories: News & Blog Add Comment

The Ask the Girls is an archived project that ran between 2010-2011. Parents and their children with a connection to adoption were invited to ask questions on the website to a number of tween & teen adoptees. Thank you to all the people that took part in the project. Here is one of the questions & answers.