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California Home Studies | ICPC State Pages

Adoption

Other

California does not currently have a joint foster care and adoption assessment/home study process although under concurrent planning the placement agency assists licensed/approved caregivers that commit to wanting to adopt a child to complete the adoption home study process.

California designates staff in each county/region to conduct home studies and/or process interstate...

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Date: 2018-03-22 12:00:19

Georgia Foster Care | ICPC State Pages

General Definitions

Adoption

is the legal act of permanently placing a child with a parent or parents other than the birth parents. Adoption results in the severing of the parental responsibilities and rights of the biological parents and the placing of those responsibilities and rights onto the adoptive parents. After the finalization of an adoption, there is no legal difference between...

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Date: 2018-03-22 07:56:43

Florida Home Studies | ICPC State Pages

Florida designates staff in each county/region to conduct home studies and/or process interstate placements:

Yes

Florida considers a home study as current/valid for:

Public: 1 year

Private: 1 year

Private Contract Services - Home Study

As the Sending State, Florida will pay a contractor or private/independent agency in the Receiving State to conduct a home study:

Other: In Florida, out of home...

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Date: 2018-03-22 20:01:38

Related topics : adoption home study requirements / foster adoption home study / independent adoption home study / foster care home study / adoptive parents rights terminated

Texas Home Studies | ICPC State Pages

Texas designates staff in each county/region to conduct home studies and/or process interstate placements:

Yes

Texas considers a home study as current/valid for:

Public: 6 mos.

Private: 1 year

Private Contract Services - Home Study

As the Sending State, Texas will pay a contractor or private/independent agency in the Receiving State to conduct a home study:

Yes

As the Receiving State, Texas will...

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Date: 2018-03-22 20:37:57

Related topics : adoption home study requirements texas / independent adoption home study texas / adoption home study requirements / independent adoption home study / foster adoption home study

Utah Home Studies | ICPC State Pages

Utah designates staff in each county/region to conduct home studies and/or process interstate placements:

Yes

Utah considers a home study as current/valid for:

Public: 6 mos.

Private: 2 years

Private Contract Services - Home Study

As the Sending State, Utah will pay a contractor or private/independent agency in the Receiving State to conduct a home study:

No

As the Receiving State, Utah will...

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Date: 2018-03-22 16:44:31

Related topics : adoption home study requirements utah / adoption home study requirements / foster adoption home study / independent adoption home study / foster care home study

Tennessee Foster Care | ICPC State Pages

Requirements (Foster Care)

Foster Care Resource Requirements:

18 years of age, completion of PATH training, background check requirements, and able to financially care for the household.

Training (Education and Training):

Completion of our 20 hours of PATH training and 8 hours of training related to Med Admin and First Aid/CPR. Additional 15 hours of training to be completed annually. post-approval.

Requirements (Licensing)

Licensing Requirements:

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Date: 2018-03-22 09:04:39

Related topics : foster care parents requirements / foster care requirements / foster care parent training / family foster care / adopting siblings from foster care

Wisconsin Foster Care | ICPC State Pages

Wisconsin requires the following types of placement resources to be licensed/approved/certified:

Foster Care

Adoption

Foster/Adopt

Wisconsin uses the following terms to authorize a resource family for foster care and (or) adoption after completion of education and training in state:

Approve (Adoption)

Certified

Wisconsin resource training program is as follows:

Foundation Training, which is a state-modified version of the PACE curriculum...

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Date: 2018-03-22 08:42:38

Related topics : adopting a child in foster care in wisconsin / adopting a child from foster care in another state / cost to adopt a child from foster care / foster care adoption cost / adopt a child in foster care

Maine Foster Care | ICPC State Pages

Foster care rate paid at:

Sending State's rate

Service Level of Care

Amount per day

LOC A - Basic Care - Minimal Needs. This level is for children who have minimal needs and require the type of care offered in a family resource home for children. "Children with minimal needs" may have occasional episodes of behavioral and/or emotional problems which do not significantly impair the child's...

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Date: 2018-03-22 09:15:06

Related topics : children who need fostering / children in foster care / foster care parents requirements / foster care requirements / fosters home for children