While NJ ARCH has a number of articles in its Lending Library with information on adoption research, there are a large number of adoption-related research projects that are occurring at any given time across the country. Often, these projects require feedback and participation from people touched by adoption. Here you will find upcoming, ongoing, and future research projects that require this kind of participation. Feel free to read about these research studies and participate if there are opportunities available. Or, you can simply use the information from the research included here to expand your own knowledge of adoption and, hopefully, help you with a particular need you might have.
Adoptive and Foster Family Coalition of New York is seeking families for research Study on emotional development following Foster Care or International Adoption
The Lab y needs more children for the research! Please help by sharing with your networks and other families you know.
Do you have a 5-12 year old?
- Adopted (international or domestic) children
- Non-adopted (biological) children
- Visit to our lab, play fun computer games, complete surveys, play games in a MRI brain scan
- Earn $175 for participating and another $25 for a follow up phone call.
For families farther away and outside of the NYC metro area: Car service and/or overnight accommodations may be available. Please discuss your needs with the research staff.
Join the Columbia research study! The current studies focus on parent-child interactions.
When? Any day! We are available on weekdays and weekends.
Where? Developmental Affective Neuroscience Lab at Columbia University
How? Call 212-851-0229, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Adoptive parents with children with disabilities
Are you an adoptive parent? Does your adopted child have one or more developmental, physical, or mental health disabilities?
Dr. Claudia Sellmaier and Jaeran Kim are seeking U.S. adoptive parent participants for a survey about parenting an adopted child with a disability. To participate in this study you must have at least one adopted child who is under 18 years old* and who has at least one developmental, physical or mental health disability. They are interested in learning more about the experiences of adoptive parents who have an adopted child with a disability and their experiences with adoption agencies, service providers, and their place of employment. They hope to use the findings to better improve the lives of adoptive parents and adopted children and youth with disabilities.
The survey consists of up to 67 questions and includes multiple choice and open-ended questions. It may take up to 30 minutes for you to complete the survey depending on your experiences. The current study also received IRB approval from the University of Washington Human Subjects Review Board. For more information please visit:
MISSOURI STATE UNIVERSITY
Project Title: Adult Transracial Adoptees’ Childhood Experiences and Decision-Making in Forming Families of Creation
What is this study about? This study will explore how adult transracial adoptees’ childhood experiences with their sense of belonging, cultural socialization, and preparation for bias affect their decision making in forming their own families. This study will inform how birth parents, adoptive parents and family professionals approach transracial adoption as a practice.
For details see: https://missouristate.co1.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_1BrGbvylbH2KRvf?fbclid=IwAR0SdCaUTZ34CuXjFQ7PJFOWCDYHDaXGEas6WHelWYctJ2sa34XqpuTvs_g