Key Lessons for FCC Families from Two Recent Studies on the Racial and Ethnic Identity Development of International and Interracial Adoptees
Oh Myo Kim, PhD. - Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology, Boston College
Dr. Oh Myo Kim, PhD – is herself an adult Korean adoptee – Dr. Kim specializes in the area of adoption, cultural socialization, racial and ethnic identity, cultural counseling and expressive writing interventions.
Saturday, September 24
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Location: P.S. 130, 143 Baxter St. btw Grand & Hester, New York, NY 10013
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Dr. Kim will present the results of two recent research projects that provide important insights for international and interracial adoptive family members. The first study focuses on conversations within families (White parents with children adopted from Korea) and reveals how racial and ethnic socialization has impacted their families and the behavior of the adoptees as adolescents. The second study focuses on an analysis of the writings of Korean American adopted adults and reveals their thoughts and feelings around birth family, culture, and the shaping of their ethnic and cultural identities. Dr. Kim will present the major findings of both studies and discuss the implications and challenges specific to international and interracial adoptive families like those of FCC:
This presentation is recommended for adults and mature teens only. Content discussed may be sensitive and is for mature audiences
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