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Test 9: Transracial and Transcultural Adoptions

1. What would you do if your child was ashamed of his skin color?

2. If a child feels confident in his/her ability to respond appropriately to


discrimination, his/her self image will be reinforced. T or F _______
3. Identify Crumbley’s seven tasks for parents to help their transracial
child develop a positive racial identity are: ________
1) Acknowledge the existence of discrimination.
2) Explain why minority groups are mistreated.
3) Change themselves and customs to emulate their child’s country
and race.
4) Allow their child to only play with children of his/her same race.
5) Provide their child with a repertoire of responses to discriminatory
remarks.
6) Provide their child with role models within his race.
7) Prepare their child for discrimination through talk and practicing
responses.
8) Teach the child the difference between responsibility to and for
his/her race.
9) Advocate on behalf of their child’s positive identity.
10) Continually talk about the child’s race even when the child does
not want to talk about it.
a. 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
b. 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8, 9
c. 1, 2, 3, 5, 6, 8, 10
d. 1, 2, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
4. What resources are available in your community, ward/branch,
stake/district from which a transracially adopted person could benefit?