(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Caseworker: Also sometimes referred to as "Adoption Worker" or "Adoption Caseworker" or "Social Worker." These are the individuals that prepare adoption home studies for prospective adoptive parents, assist prospective adoptive parents in obtaining their pre-adoption certification, where required,... [more
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My Empty Box of Crayons
I have been taken away from home at an early age. My social worker separated me and my siblings around 2003. I was living with an aunt and uncle, then placed in a residential diagnostic treatment at the age of eleven. They told me, "they don't want you, and you have psychological issues to...
Handbook on Child Support Enforcement
The Child Support Enforcement (CSE) Program is a Federal/State/local partnership to collect child support: we want to send the strongest possible message that parents cannot walk away from their children. Our goals are to ensure that children have the financial support of both their parents, to... I Still Love Them
The last time I personally saw my sons in 1991, when I was asked to sign papers to get my boys returned home, or so I was told. But it wasn't, so CSD lied to me to get me to sign adoption papers after 2 years of parenting classes psych evaluations, working, and visitations. And keep in mind, I was... I Relinquished then I Kept... The Truth of Choosing
The empty arms have stayed with me for ten years, that moment I left the hospital without my firstborn son changed me forever. The yellow taxicab that waited while I held my newborn daughter, just two years later, still rides on in my mind. Two choices. I relinquished in 1992, and I kept in 1994....
"Caseworker" in the News
Jackson County caseworker unwittingly takes man to, from robbery, police say
The case worker became an unwitting getaway driver, police said, when Nicholas Theodore York, 35, sandwiched into his errands a lunchtime bank robbery. Threat to DYS caseworker earns time in prison
WESTBORO and#8212; A 20-year-old man, with alleged close ties with gang members, was sentenced to 2 1/2 years in prison Wednesday after being found guilty of threatening to kill his caseworker at the Department of Youth Services facility on Lyman Street. OSHA: Caseworker's stabbing death "could have been prevented"
OSHA has cited Integra Health Management with two violations following the fatal stabbing of a caseworker by a patient in front of his home. State caseworker accused of offering woman benefits in exchange for sexual favors
A state caseworker accused of offering a woman benefits in exchange for sexual favors might have victimized more women, the Allegheny County District Attorney's Office said Tuesday. John Geary, 41, of North Versailles waived his right to a preliminary hearing on charges of bribery, promoting...
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"Caseworker" in the Adoption Blogs
Evolution of Open Adoption (part 2)
May 9, 2012, 7:16 am
By the late 1970ís and into the 1980ís, adoption agencies began to experiment with open adoption. The days when adoption was kept a secret began to dissolve and people began to embrace the idea of adoption. As adopted children and biological parents began to show an increased desire to have a... A Birthmom Is Not a Breeder!
July 11, 2012, 2:26 pm
I read a lot of blog posts. I enjoy blog hopping, especially with different adoption blogs. I donít always agree with what I read, so itís nice to see the other side of peopleís opinions, especially from people somewhere else in the adoption triad.
I read one the other day that I just canít seem... Space for Older Foster Children: The Importance of Space of Love
November 21, 2012, 2:01 pm
Rumor warned against becoming foster parents of older children while having younger children. That's the advice I'd heard for years. Younger children can't always express their feelings or what's going on, and sometimes it's just easier on everyone if the ages of the children in the home either...
"Caseworker" in the Adoption Forums
For what reason did you "retire" from foster parenting?
June 13, 2013, 7:17 pm
[long]Come on, it is from TempMom, you know it is going to be long. Nobody has ever accused me of being too succinct.[/long]
I just finished watching First Circle, again. I had forgotten about it. And as I posted on FB to my friends to watch it if they have time so they can see a bit of my life...
What do subsidies cover and what to ask for
June 13, 2013, 10:14 am
My wife and I live in NC and we are in the process of adopting kids from Utah. The ICPC has been signed and just waiting for it to get from NC to Utah. We were asked by the caseworker in Utah what we would want to look for in a subsidy. We are looking for information on what...
June 11, 2013, 11:13 am
Our foster care social worker came by today so we could sign the contract and go over everything. She totally caught us off guard when asking us for alternate caregiver info. She said that if we didn't want to take the foster children with us on a trip or vacation we needed to use these alternate...
Update: Life with two boys
June 13, 2013, 8:14 am
Sorry for waiting so long to update!
We had the disclosure meeting, where their caseworkers were there and we signed some paperwork, and then we met our little one later that night! He was so excited to know who his mommy and daddy were! Apparently, he had been disruptive in daycare because of...
Stories About "Caseworker"
Losing My Soul
When I discovered that I was pregnant, I was confused, frightened and lost. I had just left home to join a band of traveling gypsies, or so I called it, these folks traveled around the country... Thirty Critical Minutes in the Life of a Foster Parent
It didn't hit me until I'd checked Mariah's seatbelt and climbed into the van. I had that fluttery stomach ache I get when I am nervous. I had always considered myself to be a compassionate person,... Choices: A Single Mom Speaks Out
When people first discover that I am a single parent with nine children, 7 of whom are teenagers or young adults, I am inevitably asked the question, "How do you DO it?" My answer is always...
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