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Gerais : Revista Interinstitucional de Psicologia

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ALBUQUERQUE, Leonam Amitaf Ferreira Pinto de  and  ALBERTO, Maria de Fátima Pereira. Psychology Professionals in Adoption Policy: National Scientific Production. Gerais, Rev. Interinst. Psicol. [online]. 2021, vol.14, n.spe, pp.1-23. ISSN 1983-8220.

This study aims to map the national scientific production on the performance of Psychology professionals in adoption policy. In total, 28 articles were retrieved by a survey in SciELO and Plataforma de Periódicos da CAPES databases, with the descriptors "adoption" and "psychology", between 2010 and 2017,. We found traditional and non-normative family definitions. The concept of adoption was approached from different perspectives. Achievements and challenges of the right to live in a family environment were pointed out. The preparation was conceived as a space for reflection for the applicants and their families. The team can contribute to the family reintegration. We concluded that the topics listed permeate the insertion of Psychology in the field of the right to live in a family environment, contributing to the understanding of the performance Psychology professionals from a critical perspective.

Keywords : Psychologists; Adoption; Public policy.

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