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Painter, William E., Jr. – 1990
The paper presents a proposal for the addition of a specialized adoption agency for sexually abused children and youth to current services of a residential group home. The proposal resulted from the lack of appropriate families for children completing the Agency's Preparation for Adoption Program. Evidence suggested placements have been hindered…
Descriptors: Adoption, Agencies, Child Abuse, Child Welfare
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Hornby, Helaine C. – Children Today, 1986
Findings from a study of more than 200 families with adopted children yield valuable insights into the reasons why adoptive relationships collapse and what factors agencies should consider in matching children and families to avoid disruption. (Author/BB)
Descriptors: Adopted Children, Adoption, Agency Role, Caseworker Approach
Euben, Donna R.; Thornton, Saranna R. – 2002
The Family and Medical Leave Act (FMLA) entitles many faculty members to 12 weeks of job-protected unpaid leave each year to take care of a serious health condition or a family obligation such as the birth of a child, the arrival of an adoptive or foster child, or the serious health condition of a spouse, child, or parent. This guidebook is a…
Descriptors: College Faculty, Compliance (Legal), Federal Legislation, Higher Education
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Reardon, Kathleen K. – CUPA Journal, 1993
The University of Southern California's process for revising maternity leave to include fathers and adoptive parents is chronicled, including separate changes in staff and faculty policies. Proposed policies are outlined. Status of the proposed changes during a period of administrative change and future prospects for policy development are…
Descriptors: Administrative Policy, Adoption, Change Strategies, College Administration