Self-Assessment: Attitudes toward Transracial Adoption Scale Transracial adoption is defined as the practice of parents adopting children of another race—for example, a white couple adopting a Korean or African-American child. Please read each item carefully and consider what you believe about each statement. There are no right or wrong answers to any of these statements, so please give your honest reaction and opinion. After reading each statement, select the number which best reflects your answer using the following scale: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 Strongly Strongly Disagree Agree _____1. Transracial adoption can interfere with a child’s well being. _____2 Transracial adoption should not be allowed. _____3. I would never adopt a child of another race. _____4. I think that transracial adoption is unfair to the children. _____5. I believe that adopting parents should adopt a child within their own race. _____6. Only same-race couples should be allowed to adopt.
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