Catalogue by countries / Adoption in Canada

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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-ADOPT CAN-001
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Title Adoption in Canada
Author DALY Kerry J
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General information
Date published/issue 05-00-1993
Date received 00-00-0000
Place published CANADA
Editor
Publisher University of Guelph, Guelph, Ontario, N1G 2W1, Canada
Distributor
Page 167
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ISBN
Type of material Book
Language of document

Document information
Document description Report
Country concerned CANADA
Index Practice
Sexual-education
Pregnancy-adolescent
Adoption-domestic
Free text Report of study conducted in 1990. The sections of the study include: National adoption trends for 1980-1990; Resolving an unplanned pregnancy, with emphasis on adolescent sexual behaviour patterns and experience with an unwanted pregnancy; Provision of adoption service in Canada, including Birth Parent counselling, post-adoption services and search of origins and reunion; Adoption policy and legislation. A number of recommendations are listed on different adoption issues. Appendix A contains a Legal spreadsheet with information from the various jurisditions on adoption practice taking into consideration: best interest of the child; withdrawal of consent; late withdrawal; informed consent; dispensation of consent; pre-adoption counselling and post-adoption services; disclosure of information; placement of children; home studies; financial capabilities and marital status of PAPS; participation of the child at hearings; legal status of the child; relative adoptions; validity of adoptions made outside each jurisdiction; leave provisions for adopting parents.

Document qualification
Degree of interest Valuable
Work area Miscellaneous
Potential users Associate
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