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    Adoption and Foster Care in Pennsylvania In Pennsylvania, adoption and foster care is a coordinated effort between multiple agencies to ensure each child receives the loving care they deserve. Overseen and funded by the Pennsylvania Department of Human Services, the Statewide Adoption and Permanency Network (SWAN) serves children who currently need permanent homes. As a trusted resource for the advocacy of children, SWAN is made up of foster and adoptive parents, private adoption agencies, the Pennsylvania Adoption Exchange, county children and youth agencies and juvenile court judges that work together to find suitable homes for the children who need them the most. If you are interested learning more about these children, or how you can help,…

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    Adoption and foster care may sound different, but in reality, they both tie together into one big factor. Adoption and foster caring can both lead to long term permanent families for babies, children and also teens that doesn’t have a permanent family in their lives. Adoption and foster caring is a serious responsibility and should be taken serious. Adoption and foster care have been a negative effect for children around the world, there has been hundreds of reports and statistics of foster…

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    The age group that I am drawn to working with are children. I’m interested in working in two different areas which are foster care and adoption agencies. I have always had a passion for working with children ever since I was a young girl. Before I found out about becoming a social work, I was going to school for elementary education. Once I completed 2 years I knew that elementary education was not the path I wanted to take when working with children. One day while researching careers I came…

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    blessed to have a child or children. Adoption and foster care are optional procedures for taking as one’s own a child of other parents. Adoption usually means the legal transformation of a child’s familial status, through which individuals permanently assume the major responsibilities of birth parents. Fostering usually means a temporary, mutually agreed upon delegation of caring or educational elements of the parental role, or both. These process are done differently depending on the time,…

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    When a child is put in adoptive care, they would expect to get adopted. But when prices for a kid go for as much as a car, foster care systems can be overcrowded and traumatic for kids. Every year over 428,000 kids have to be given up for adoption in just the U.S alone. But when only 135,000 get adopted overcrowding can become an issue. So how come there so many kids not getting adopted every year. Well, when prices are raised as much as double a car, many kids can be uncared for and forgotten…

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    Adoption is such a beautiful thing that happens in this crazy world that we are living in. Adoption allows children to have lifetime of love and emotions to a forever home with people they get to call family.As known, the process of adopting can be long and tedious, but it is all worth it in the end. Every state has different rules and regulations when it comes to adopting a child. The following research report will address the following in the process of adoption in Florida: • Decide If…

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    3.The passion I have toward making a change in someone’s life has driven me to have an interest in working with Foster Care adoption agencies. My ability to empathize with others and keep a stable well-being throughout difficult situations will provide me with the necessary skills to succeed in social work. I am able to listen to upsetting information and give appropriate advice owed to being resilient and understanding that giving up is not an option. This allows me to be flexible if a client…

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    Older children face numerous obstacles while awaiting adoption, to include legal adoption by a relative, and should the adoption process be open or closed. The road to adoption begins with a loss that affects members of the process. Adoptees are people who have been given up by their birth parents at birth or before the age of eighteen, children placed in foster care due to death of their parents or, those removed from unsafe environments (D’Amato, 2010, 54). Children typically stay in foster…

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    A global issue is a term used to describe foster care systems throughout the world. There are about 428,000 kids that are in foster care, but this only accounts for foster care systems throughout the United States. On average, a child will wait five years or longer within the adoption system before they end up being adopted. A third of people within the United States consider adopting, however only 2% actually go through with adopting. Many kids have the potential to be adopted, but as of now…

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    Relative adoption is when an immediate family member adopts children placed in foster care. This includes, siblings, nieces, nephews and grandchildren. This process is less complicated than normal adoption procedures and termination of parental rights by birth parents is still required (Mintzer, Relative, 2003, 243). Also, with relative adoption, the adoptive parents have general knowledge about the birth parents and the situation which caused the children to be placed in a foster home or…

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