Permanency Planning South Dakota
Best Interests of the Child Statute: S.D. Codified Laws § 26-7A-56 (WESTLAW through End of 2000 Reg. Sess.) Law: Except as otherwise provided in this chapter and related chapters 26-8A, 26-8B, and 26-8C, the rules of civil procedure and the rules of evidence apply to adjudicatory hearings.... Seeking Causes: Racial Disproportionality in Child Welfare
Though it is well known certain racial and ethnic groups are overrepresented in the child welfare system, the reasons for this are not clear. In September 2002, the Children's Bureau hosted a Research Roundtable on Racial Disproportionality in the Child Welfare System in Washington, DC, to explore... South Carolina Presumed (Putative) Father Laws
Presumed (Putative) Fathers State-Specific Search Results South Carolina Does State have a Putative Father Registry: No Registry/Paternity Requirements to Receive Notice Statute: §§ 20-7-1734; 20-7-1690 Putative father entitled to notice of adoption proceedings. Must file notice and... Definitions of Child Abuse and Neglect Florida
Statute: §§ 39.01 Standard Willful or threatened act that harms or is likely to cause harm Exemption Religious exemption Corporal punishment Poverty Categories of Maltreatment Defined in Statute Physical abuse Neglect Sexual abuse Sexual exploitation Emotional/mental injury ...
Waiting for Re-Opening
October 31, 2012, 4:34 am
It is amazing how many times that I have 'checked up' on the status of adoption from Kazakhstan and found no change. This is true for this morning as well. Kazakhstan remains in a holding pattern in regard to their adoption program. In August of this year, they closed their program and have not... The Great News
October 31, 2012, 5:11 am
I have been following the comments of a reader from this blog and find myself very confused this morning. In the past, I have read on both the United States Intercountry Adoption website and the Joint Council websites where Korea has declared its desire to phase out its need for intercountry... The Adoptive Family Unit
October 31, 2012, 6:15 am
It is amazing the amount of growth that African adoptions on the whole have seen. This comes at a time when transracial families have become accepted and people are better able to see outside of the box in regard to the adoptive family unit. I love this. There was a time that the only children...