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Resources for Agency Standard Setting

A list of resources for the standard setting of agencies; provides information on how to contact each resource.... [more]

Out of State Agencies Placing with New York State

A list of New York Article 13 Agencies, which are required for an out-of-state agency to place a child in a New York home.... [more]

Stolen Lives

A brief history of adoption in Australia.... [more]

A Quick Adoption and Special Needs Guide for Professionals

Behavioral challenges related to possible physical and sexual abuse may surface as an adopted child matures.... [more]

A Letter You Should Read

Information and research on how positive adoption is to parents and children.... [more]

Children and Domestic Violence: A Bulletin for Professionals

Domestic violence is a devastating social problem that impacts every segment of the population. Increased attention is now being focused on the children who witness domestic violence.... [more]

Hard-to-Place Children Receive Varied Levels of Adoption Subsidies in N.Y.

Those who are hard to place with adoptive parents because of their age or special needs, receive very different levels of support depending on where they live.... [more]

Normative Crisis in the Development of the Adoptive Family:

Author writes about normative crisis and the connected emotional issues.... [more]

From Child Maltreatment to Delinquency

Children in the childwelfare system who have been victims of various forms of child maltreatment are often the very children that end up in the juvenile justice system.... [more]

Staffing for Administration of the Interstate Compact On Adoption and Medical Assistance

Adoption services personnel consider interstate aspects of their adoption assistance cases when they are trying to consummate adoption assistance arrangements and for post-adoptive responsibilities.... [more]

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Edgar is a handsome male Hispanic child. He enjoys reading, playing with toys, swimming, and playing video games. Edgar is described as being friendly and social. Edgar likes... [more]
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