Multiethnic Placement Act of 1994

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Click to edit Master subtitle style 5/24/11 Multiethnic Placement Act of  1994 Mary Cummings Jenn Wilcox
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5/24/11 Brief History 1972 the National Association of Black Social  Workers issued a public statement opposing  trans-racial adoption. Prior to the law being passed it was generally  favored to place children in racially or  ethnically “matched” families. Which 
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5/24/11 Intentions Decrease the length of time that children wait  to be adopted.
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Unformatted text preview: Facilitate the recruitment and retention of foster and adoptive parents who can meet the distinctive needs of children awaiting placement. 5/24/11 Basic Mandates It prohibits states and other entities from delaying or denying a childs foster care or adoptive placement on the basis of childs or perspective parents race color or national origin. Prohibits states and other entities from denying...
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This note was uploaded on 05/24/2011 for the course SOWK 335 taught by Professor Ford during the Spring '11 term at James Madison University.

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