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Chapter VI: Adoption Services
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SECTION 1300 - INTRODUCTION
  1. STATEMENT OF PHILOSOPHY
  2. GOALS OF ADOPTION SERVICES
  3. LEGAL BASE
SECTION 1301 - SOCIAL WORK STANDARDS
  1. ORGANIZATION AND ADMINISTRATION
  2. SERVICES TO PERSONS INVOLVED WITH ADOPTIONS
SECTION 1302 - LEGAL GUIDES
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. LEGAL CLEARANCE PROCEEDINGS
  3. PETITIONS TO ADOPT
  4. ORDER FOR A REPORT TO THE COURT (Form DSS-1807)
  5. REPORT ON PROPOSED ADOPTION
  6. DISPOSITIONAL HEARING AND ADOPTION DECREE
  7. DISMISSAL OF ADOPTION PROCEEDING
  8. APPEALS
  9. AMENDMENT OF BIRTH CERTIFICATE
  10. CONFIDENTIALITY
  11. PROHIBITED PRACTICES IN CONNECTION WITH ADOPTION
  12. USE AND DISTRIBUTION OF FORMS RE: NON-IDENTIFYING BACKGROUND AND HEALTH HISTORY INFORMATION
SECTION 1303 - SPECIAL ADOPTION PROCEDURES
  1. PROCEDURES FOR ADOPTIONS TAKING PLACE ACROSS COUNTY AND STATE LINES
  2. PROCEDURES FOR INTERNATIONAL ADOPTION
  3. PROCEDURES FOR THE ADOPTION OF ADULTS
  4. MAINTENANCE OF ADOPTION RECORDS
  5. RELATIONSHIP WITH PRIVATE CHILD PLACING AGENCIES
SECTION 1304 & ADOPTION EXCHANGE
  1. DEFINITION
  2. PURPOSE
  3. COMPONENTS
  4. PROCEDURE AFTER REFERRAL IS RECEIVED FROM NC KIDS
  5. WITHDRAWAL OF REGISTRATION
SECTION 1305 - CONFIDENTIAL INTERMEDIARY
  1. BACKGROUND
  2. WHO IS ELIGIBLE TO ACCESS CONFIDENTIAL INTERMEDIARY SERVICES
  3. AGENCIES SERVING AS CONFIDENTIAL INTERMEDIARIES
  4. INDIVIDUALS SEEKING THE SERVICES OF A CONFIDENTIAL INTERMEDIARY
SECTION 1306 - POST ADOPTION SERVICES
  1. INTRODUCTION
  2. CHILDREN PLACED FOR ADOPTION FROM THE FOSTER CARE SYSTEM IN NORTH CAROLINA
  3. RESOURCES FOR FAMILIES OF CHILDREN WITH SPECIAL NEEDS WHO WERE PLACED FOR ADOPTION BY PUBLIC OR PRIVATE AGENCIES IN NORTH CAROLINA
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