This manual, written in simple, straightforward language, guides the reader towards an understanding of the significance and importance of the adoption interview, with suggestions on how to approach it. The various phases of the interview are addressed: from the first meeting to the drafting of the final reports submitted to the various bodies.
The text introduces innovative elements of interview psychology, also dealing with relational intelligence and non-verbal communication techniques. It is aimed at social workers in the adoption sector who meet couples wishing to adopt, but also at future adoptive parents who want to know more about the «technical» aspects of adoption. In other words, the book is an essential tool for anyone involved in this delicate area.