adoptive parent


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a person who adopts a child of other parents as his or her own child

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A simple adoption establishes a parent-child relationship; however, either one or both of the adoptive parents do not see the foreign-born child before or during the adoption proceeding.
Birth, relative, foster, and adoptive parents often struggle to meet their needs.
Just one adoptive parent (10%) responded "yes" to the question.
Similarly there is a rash of self-help guides written with the prospective adoptive parent in mind or written for the adopted person searching for his/her birth family.
Named after the NFL Hall of Famer and his wife, who are adoptive parents, the center works to raise awareness of the need for adoptive homes for black children.
Few employers, however, have specific policies providing even minimum entitlements for adoptive parents.
Some adoptees are secure and successful, some have problems, some have left their adoptive parents, but all feel those parents are family.
After going to the lawyer's office the adoptive parent then has to take these notarized documents for certification to Alberta Justice before shipment overseas.
It furthers our resolve that adoptive parents need pre-adoptive training and post-adoption services.
The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD-7) is encouraging prospective adoptive parents to attend the pre-adoption counseling seminar to better understand the steps in legal adoption.
30pm, where staff will be on hand to chat to people interested in finding out more about becoming an adoptive parent.
As a foster and adoptive parent, I've had a front row seat at seeing some of the pain and suffering these children have endured, and it's heartbreaking," Judith Dorsey, SECU card services compliance manager, said.
Adoptive parent and author Sally Bacchetta wrote the book in response to a need common among adoptive families.
The council's reputation for delivering professional, effective services in this field means that anyone looking to become an adoptive parent can feel safe in the knowledge that they will be working with one of the best teams in the country.
Eligibility requirements to become an intercountry adoptive parent vary between Australian States and Territories as well as between countries of origin, and applicants are required to meet both the relevant sets of selection criteria.