adoption

Finding positive permanent homes for foster kids
Finding positive permanent homes for foster kids (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Queensland foster and kin carers are being asked to take part in a survey to identify positive ways to give kids a chance of a permanent home. Leith Harding, from QUT’s School of Psychology and Counselling said in Queensland there ... Read More »

One in 33 children receives child protection services, the majority repeat clients
One in 33 children receives child protection services, the majority repeat clients (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

The number of children receiving child protection services continues to rise, with almost three-quarters of these children repeat clients, according to new analysis from the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Child protection Australia 2015–16, shows that over ... Read More »

Adopted babies can remember their birth language
Adopted babies can remember their birth language (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

New research has discovered that early language learning in children adopted internationally can be subconsciously retained, even when they can no longer remember the learning experience. This means that even in the very early months of life, useful language knowledge ... Read More »

Adoptions by carers reach highest point in the decade
Adoptions by carers reach highest point in the decade (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

While the overall number of children adopted in Australia is at the lowest point on record, the number of Australian children adopted by carers (for example, a foster parent) has continued to rise, according to a report released today by ... Read More »

Foster care experiences need to be told
Foster care experiences need to be told (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

University of Adelaide researchers are urging more people to tell their stories of being involved in foster care in the hopes of better understanding the impact of foster care on children and families. The study, being conducted in South Australia ... Read More »

Reality of commercial surrogacy
Reality of commercial surrogacy (0 votes, average: 0.00 out of 5)

Following on from the highly controversial story of Baby Gammy in 2014, a recent roundtable discussion analysed the concept of commercial surrogacy. The event, ‘Commercial Surrogacy: What Role for Law?’ was hosted by Monash University’s Faculty of Law. Facilitating the ... Read More »

Surrogacy
Surrogacy (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Transcript Surrogacy is a really good example of how technologies and a shrinking world have gotten way ahead of, I suppose our capacity to regulate and monitor these sorts of developments. Hi, I’m Doctor Joe. We hear a lot about ... Read More »

More adoptions of Australian children
More adoptions of Australian children (1 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

While the number of children adopted from overseas continues to drop, adoptions involving Australian children are increasing, according to a report released today by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Adoptions Australia 2012-13, shows that 210 ... Read More »

Kids whose bond with mother was disrupted early in life show changes in brain
Kids whose bond with mother was disrupted early in life show changes in brain (2 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Children who experience profound neglect have been found to be more prone to a behaviour known as “indiscriminate friendliness,” characterised by an inappropriate willingness to approach adults, including strangers. UCLA researchers are now reporting some of the first evidence from ... Read More »

Overseas adoption process takes over four and a half years, and lowest number on record
Overseas adoption process takes over four and a half years, and lowest number on record (3 votes, average: 5.00 out of 5)

Intercountry adoption processing times have risen to over four and a half years on average, according to a report released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW). The report, Adoptions Australia 2011-12, shows that the average time from ... Read More »

 
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