Reculturation Model


Reculturation refers to the process by which adoptees reclaim the birth culture that was, in most cases of transracial and international adoption, lost upon their placement with families that were racially and culturally different than their birth cultures and races.

Baden, A. L., Treweeke, L. M., & Ahluwalia, M. K. (2012). Reclaiming culture: Reculturation of transracial and international adoptees. Journal of Counseling & Development, 90(4), 387-399. doi: 10.1002/j.1556-6676.2012.00049.x

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