Permanency Planning Illinois
Best Interests of the Child Statute: 705 Ill. Comp. Stat. Ann. 405/1-3(4.05) (West, WESTLAW through End of 2000 Reg. Sess.) Law: Whenever a 'best interests' determination is required, the following factors shall be considered in the context of the child's age and developmental needs: The...
Minorities as Majority:
First of two articles In 1992, Congress amended the Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention Act to make it a "core requirement" for states to demonstrate efforts they're taking to reduce disproportionate minority confinement. A decade of data gathering, many lament, has produced considerable... Foster Care Specialists by State
Department of Human Resources 50 S. Ripley Street Montgomery, ALABAMA 36130 205-242-9500 Division Family/Youth Services P.O. Box 110630 Juneau, ALASKA 99811-0630 907-465-3208 Foster Care Specialist Dept. of Economic Security P.O. Box 6123 Site Code 940-A Phoenix, ARIZONA 85005 ... Decision-Making for the Permanent Placement of Children Illinois
Schedule of Hearings Statute: 705 ILCS 405/2-28 Within 12 months from the date temporary custody was taken Within 30 days of termination of parental rights or a determination that reasonable efforts are not required Subsequent permanency hearings to be held every 6 months until permanency is...
In the News: Summit hears wrong answers
October 2, 2006, 2:43 pm
I want to adopt. I am going through the process to adopt.
But I don't want to adopt a child who already has a loving mom.
I want to adopt a chld who doesn't.
Sometimes our welfare system is screwed up and takes children away from Moms and puts them into foster care. Sometimes they... What does it all mean?, M - Z ! The end.
November 29, 2006, 5:16 am
This is the final post in a series of foster and foster-adopt acronyms.
If you aren't familiar with these, it'll make your head spin the first time you read a report or sit in a family services plan meeting. (FSP)
Do you need to know all of these? Probably not, but I've come around most... Adopted babies and working moms
December 8, 2007, 12:20 am
Awhile back a mom was agonizing over her decision to return to work when her newly arrived 6 month old had been home just 4 weeks. Would her baby be able to attach to her in just 4 weeks? How would her absence 8 hours a day affect him?
I think she is smart to be asking these questions. ...