Deborah H. Siegel, Ph.D., LICSW, ACSW, DCSW is a clinical social worker, researcher,
consultant, trainer and a Professor in the MSW Program at the School of Social Work at
Rhode Island College. She earned her BA in Sociology/Anthropology at Dickinson College
and her A.M. and Ph.D. degrees at the School of Social Service Administration at the
University of Chicago. She has also taught social work at Auburn University, University
of Chicago, and the University of Missouri-Columbia. Her research and publications focus
on empirically based practice, adoption, and other issues. 

Social research

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Open Adoption and Adolescence, Faculty Publications (2008)

In open adoptions, birth and adoptive families exchange identifying information and have contact. Although most...

 

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Open Adoption of Infants: Adoptive Parents' Feelings Seven Years Later, Faculty Publications (2003)

Adoptions today increasingly include contact between adoptive and birth families. What do these "open adoptions"...

 

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From Child Abuse to Permanency Planning: Child Welfare Services Pathways and Placements / Book Review, Faculty Publications (1995)

Reviews the book "From Child Abuse to Permanency Planning: Child Welfare Services Pathways and Placements,"...

 

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Open Adoption of Infants: Adoptive Parents' Perceptions of Advantages and Disadvantages, Faculty Publications (1993)

As the frequency of open adoptions of infants increases, furious debate continues between those who...

 

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Selecting Effective Treatments / Book Review, Faculty Publications (1992)

Reviews the book "Selecting Effective Treatments," by Linda Seligman..