Term Adoption Information/Referrals
Code PH-0300.0400
Definition Programs that provide information about the different types of adoption that are available as options and the requirements and procedures for adopting another individual for birth parents, adoptive parents and people who have been adopted. Included are programs that facilitate the adoption process by compiling information about children who are available for adoption in sharable formats such as photo albums, newsletters, video tapes or media campaigns (e.g., newspaper stories or television segments) that feature a particular adoptable child; and arranging activities such as picnics where prospective adoptive parents and children can meet informally. Also included are programs that provide referrals to organizations that offer adoption-related services a family might need.
Created 3/10/92
Changed 2/11/16
Use References Adoption Referrals
See Also References Adoption Counseling and Support (PH-0300.0300)
External Classification Terms Adoption (UW
Adoption (NPC P02.02)
Adoption (NTE P31)
Individual, Family and Community Support (USA IF-330)
Individual/Family Services (CAN IF-330)
Related Concepts Children and Youth
Early Childhood Programs/Services
Facet Service
Bibliographic References

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