(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Post-Legal Adoption Service: Services provided subsequent to legal finalization of the adoption. There are primarily four types of post-legal service providers: social service agencies, private therapists, mental health clinics and self-help groups.
The major efforts mandated by the authorizing Adoption Opportunities program legislation, section 205 of the Child Abuse Prevention and Treatment and Adoption Reform Act of 1978, as amended (P.L. 95-266) are developing and implementing a national adoption and foster care data gathering and analysis...
Respite Care Services for Families Who Adopt Children With Special Needs
Post-adoption services are essential to support families who have adopted children with special needs, especially medically fragile children and children with physical or emotional disorders. One of these services is respite care - temporary care for the children that can provide a break for the... After Adoption: The Need for Services
The National Adoption Information Clearinghouse factsheet "Adoption and the Stages of Development: What Parents Can Expect at Different Ages" discusses stages of child development in general and the adoption-related issues associated with each stage. The factsheet introduces the concept of... 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...
National Embryo Donation Center
directors that ensures the NEDC follows and is up to date with all legal, medical, and social issues. The NEDC website ...  Publisher Arizona State University. School of Life Sciences. Center for Biology and ... http://embryo.asu.edu/search?text=embryo%20adoption  http://embryo.asu.edu ...
COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES DEPARTMENT OF AUDITOR-CONTROLLER
... Title 22 (Title 22). AUDITOR-CONTROLLER COUNTY OF LOS ANGELES . Review of International Foster Family Agency Page 2 ... the Agency was attempting to recover the amount through legal means. A $3,500 payment to an independent contractor. International could not provide
NEW YORK STATE OFFICE OF CHILDREN & FAMILY SERVICES 52 ...
Other Legal Ref. Manual Ref. Misc. Ref. 11-OCFS-INF-01 . 18 NYCRR 421.16 (e) and (h) § 110(1) DRL Adoption ... http://www.ocfs.state.ny.us/adopt/adopt_manual/Adoption%20Services%20Guide%20 October%202010%20FULL%20booklet.pdf . 11-OCFS-INF-05 July 11, 2011 5.