(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Family Preservation: A social service program that is in effect in most states, which is designed to keep families together by providing support and intervention services to children and families in their home, where the family unit can be observed, evaluated and treated together. It is based on... [more
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Child and Family Services Reviews - Overview
Factsheet The 1994 Amendments to the Social Security Act authorized the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services to review State child and family service programs in order to ensure substantial conformity with the State plan requirements in titles IV-B and IV-E of the Social...
Are Rates of Abuse Higher in Adoptive Families
re rates of abuse higher in adoptive families? The research really does not back up the assertion that abuse rates are high in adoptive families. Below are abstracts of three documents by Richard Barth who has reviewed studies across the US on abuse and reabuse rates. Barth is the Frank A. Daniels... Post-Finalization Request for Adoption Assistance
Introduction To be effective and binding, adoption assistance agreements under Title IV-E of the Social Security Act must be signed by adopting parents and the authorized agent of the state "at the time of, or prior to the final decree of adoption" (45 CFR 1356.40(b)(1)). The written agreement... Helpful Adoption Terms to Know
Helpful Adoption Terms to Know (1/00) Abandonment Desertion of a child by a parent or adult primary care giver with no provisions for continued childcare nor with any apparent intention to return to resume caregiving. Abuse and Neglect Physical, sexual and/or emotional maltreatment. Child...
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In our opinion: Politicians should use Utah Compact framework in immigration reform debate
Utah lawmakers modeled for Congress the path forward on immigration reform two years ago. They passed bills that would... In our opinion: Use the Utah Compact framework in immigration reform debate
Utah lawmakers modeled for Congress the path forward on immigration reform two years ago. Moved to adopt, evangelicals find children, and pitfalls, overseas
BOZEMAN, Mont. - As a girl, Danna Hopkins dreamed of having 20 children. Today, she and her husband, Brian, the pastor of an evangelical church here, are building a large family, but not in the way she had imagined. Summer Planner
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Another Year Goes by
January 15, 2008, 9:44 pm
“Time by minutes slips away, First the hour, then the day, Small the daily loss appears, Yet soon it amounts to years”
- Ronald Tierney
It is hard for me to believe that another year has passed, and my youngest will be 4 years old on Thursday! The time since first holding him at 3 days... National Adoption Month
November 5, 2009, 11:46 am
You may know that November is National Adoption Month. Courtney wrote a great post about it on the Adoptive Parenting blog. Although we can all celebrate our adoptions - past, present, and future - National Adoption Month focuses on adopting from the US foster care system. This year's theme is... Pull up a chair
November 27, 2007, 1:30 am
I'm deep in thought this morning, and rambling more than a bit, but would like to put some of the news leading the week on the table and invite everyone to pull up a chair.
Lanette's writing today on the Foster Care Blog strikes a chord as I compose posts, since much of the recent news ties...
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Family Preservation Services
Family Preservation Services. Family preservation services are short-term, family-based services designed to assist families in crisis by improving parenting and family functioning while keeping children safe.
Providence Service Corporation: North Carolina
Family Preservation Services of North Carolina, Inc. (
Family-Centered Services: Approaches and Effectiveness Jacquelyn McCroskey, William Meezan (from The Future of Children) ... Reources on foster care