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(Taken from the Adoption Glossary)
Reunification: The returning of children to the custody of their biological parents or parents, after they have been involved in a period of foster care placement outside their family home.

Category: Foster

See Also: reunification service

Articles About "Reunification"

The Adopted Koreans - Diaspora Politics and the Construction of an Ethnic Identity
Tobias Hübinette, Stockholm University, Sweden Paper presented at the First World Conference of Korean Studies, Academy of Korean Studies, Seongnam, Korea, July 18-20, 2002. Introduction This paper is a presentation of my own Ph.D. project and can be seen as a case study of the relationship...
HHS Approves Child Welfare Demonstration for New Mexico
HHS News Release HHS Secretary Donna E. Shalala today approved a child welfare demonstration project for New Mexico that will for the first time delegate authority to Native American tribes to operate their own child welfare programs. "This is a truly historic project for a state and its tribes...
Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA) of 1997
Amended Title IV-E of the Social Security Act For the text of the Act visit: http://www.acf.hhs.gov/programs/ccb/law/index.htm For a fact sheet from the ABA Center on Children and the Law visit: www.americanbar.org For an analysis of the impact of the Act visit: www.americanbar.org For...
Parent Guidelines for Talking with Teenagers about War and Terrorism
Before talking with teenagers about war, parents should take time to think about the issue themselves and consider what it means to their family. Each family is unique, with its own special history and past experiences of loss, trauma and war. Let teenagers know that the decision to go to war was...

"Reunification" in the News

N. Korea blasts reunification offer as 'psychopath's daydream'
North Korea on Saturday blasted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye's proposal on laying the groundwork for reunification through economic exchanges and humanitarian aid as the "daydream of a psychopath". The blistering attack from the North's powerful National Defence Commission...
Struggle for Independence, Democracy and Reunification Called for in S. Korea
Pyongyang, April 11 (KCNA) -- Members of reunification movement organizations and civic and public organizations held a memorial service for Ri Jong Rin, former honorary chairman of the South Headquarters of the Pan-National Alliance for Korea's Reunification, in Seoul on April 7, according to...
Kim Il Sung's Feats for National Reunification Praised by Chief of Pyongyang Mission of AINDF
Pyongyang, April 15 (KCNA) -- Jo Il Min, chief of the Pyongyang mission of the Anti-Imperialist National Democratic Front (AINDF), was interviewed by KCNA on Monday.
North Korea blasts reunification offer as 'psychopath's daydream'
North Korea on Saturday blasted South Korean President Park Geun-Hye's proposal on laying the groundwork for reunification through economic exchanges and humanitarian aid as the "daydream of a psychopath".

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"Reunification" in the Adoption Blogs

Encouraging a Colleague to Adopt
October 4, 2013, 1:31 pm
I recently encouraged a colleague to adopt.  The topic came up unexpectedly, and I found myself relating our fostering experience and suggesting that she adopt an older child or even siblings rather than fostering, which was her initial idea.  I noticed myself repeating several times that “I hate...
Choosing an Adoption Path (Openness, Risk, Age of Child)
February 4, 2013, 12:41 pm
When embarking on the adventure of an adoption journey, there are many choices to make along the way.   Financial considerations are at the forefront of many hopeful adoptive parents’ minds, but there are many other factors to take into account. Openness International adoption is almost...
Foster Care: Understanding
May 16, 2013, 10:38 am
Both the American and British foster systems initially seek, in my experience, to enable birth parents to regain custody of their children. There are cases in which it seems clear to me that there is no hope for parents to change the circumstances that caused them to lose access to their...
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"Reunification" in the Adoption Forums

I don't know what to do...
April 11, 2014, 7:36 pm
Two children that I know we're removed and placed in foster care 10 weeks ago. Two days later, the mom asked if I would take the kids. I am happy to foster them but am neither willing nor able to adopt if it comes to that. I submitted an application right away but haven't heard anything despite...
In most states, Reunification is Advocated for under the age of 10 years old
April 14, 2014, 10:41 am
In most states, Reunification is Advocated for under the age of 10 years old. What exactly is Child's Case Management plan?? I 'Ditto' in agreement also with the previous poster, and also well said. Having 'Seasoned' experience since 2000. If Birth Parent (s) values that you quiver...
I would not 'Earmark' Kids as Problem Children!!
April 12, 2014, 11:16 am
I would not 'Earmark' Kids as Problem Children!! Foster Care is both a System of Broken Parents and Broken Families. Both Components with no ability to cope for themselves!! For our Family it is a case by case Basis!! Alot of the issues we have had have brought my husband and I to...
The Entire State of California is Built On Reunification under the age of 10 years!!
April 10, 2014, 3:53 pm
The Entire State of California Foster to Adoption System is Built On Reunification under the age of 10 years old!! Good luck on your journey.

Stories About "Reunification"

Our Family's Struggle
It all began with a telephone call early in the morning of January 2, 1992. My sister in-law was calling asking for help. Her grandson had been detained by Child Protective Services. This was the...
In the Name of the Father
The social worker returned with a thick folder in her hands and leaned across the desk to hand my driver's license back to me. She settled into her chair, silently opened the thick folder, held it in...

"Reunification" on Adoption.com

Reunification - Adoption - Adoption.org
Practice 16 Legislative Background and Judicial Decisions in Kinship Care 17 Permanency Planning Goals and Options 22 Reunification 22 Adoption 22 Guardianship 23 Long-term kinship foster care 23 Payment, Licensing Policies ...
Reunification - Adoption - Adoption.org
Practice 16 Legislative Background and Judicial Decisions in Kinship Care 17 Permanency Planning Goals and Options 22 Reunification 22 Adoption 22 Guardianship 23 Long-term kinship foster care 23 Payment, Licensing Policies ...

Web Results for "Reunification"

STATE OF CONNECTICUT LOCAL EMERGENCY OPERATIONS PLAN ...
Shelter Commodities 22 Family Reunification 22 Recovery ...
Assessment of the Potential for Reunification - CalSWEC |
when: Check all that apply. If a situation #7
In Danger of Falling Parents - Family to Family California
Reunification.....22 CPS Responses to Fathers as Sole Caretakers ... 22 California Research Bureau, California State Library decision, no participation while under the influence, and no participation if there is a history of CPS involvement.
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