Marijane is an Associate Clinical Social Worker. She received her Master’s degree from Arizona State University in Social Work. Marijane currently holds the position of Director of Resident & Family Services at a senior assisted living facility for individuals with dementia/memory impairment. A strong advocate for adoptee rights, Marijane has presented on international adoption at the Adoption Initiative Conference at Montclair State University, the Taiwanese American Foundation at Manchester University, and the North American Taiwanese Women’s Association Convention. Marijane created her website, Beyond Two Worlds, in January 2010 when she began searching for her birth family. Her website has become a platform for adoptees to connect and share information, resources, stories, and life experiences. Marijane provides consultation on adoption-related topics to adoptee groups, parent groups, professional organizations, adoption agencies, and educational institutions. She and her husband live in Long Beach, California with their miniature dachshund and have one adult daughter. In her spare time, Marijane enjoys writing, music, yoga, and frequenting her favorite coffee shops along the Californian coast. If you would like to contact Marijane, please click on the ‘Contact’ link above.
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