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ISS/IRC Code TOOL-ISS 012
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Title Manuel du SSI
Author International Social Service - Casework Division
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Date published/issue 00-00-2000
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Page 77 p
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Language of document French

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Free text Manual produced by the case-work division of the International Social Service in Geneva for social workers and other persons working in the ISS Branches and Affiliated Bureaux dealing with the treatment of cases internationally. Chapter 8 is dedicated to adoption and the ISS's involvement in adoption cases. Included are guidelines for home studies for prospective adoptive parents; guidelines for "social evaluation" in cases where a child has already been placed in a family with the object of being adopted; guidelines for the evaluation of adoptability of a child; form to gather available information on the biological parents. Chapter 12 contains information on ISS's involvement in search for origins work in cases of adoption; included are guidelines for ISS work in the search on behalf of adoptees and biological parents.

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