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This contents list is sub divided into the following sections, each Section contains relevant Chapters/Procedures: (Click on the title to jump to the Section you require):

  1. Journey of the Child
  2. Recruitment and Assessment of Adopters
  3. Family Finding
  4. Adoption Support

1. Journey of the Child

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Life Story Books Guidance  
Later Life Letters  
Statement of Purpose (Local Resources)  

2. Recruitment and Assessment of Adopters

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Safeguarding and Child Protection  
Recruitment, Assessment and Approvals of Prospective Adopters Updated
Adoption Panel  
Inter Country Adoption  
Allegations Against Prospective Adopters and in Relation to Children Placed for Adoption or Already Adopted  
Non Agency Adoption  
Early Permanence: Fostering for Adoption, Concurrent Planning and Temporary Approval as Foster Carers of Approved Prospective Adopters  

3. Family Finding

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Placement for Adoption  

4. Adoption Support

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See: Adoption Strategy: Achieving Excellence Everywhere  
Adoption Support  
See also: Regional Adoption Agencies Adoption Support Transfer Protocol V1 - This protocol applies to all Regional Adoption Agencies. It outlines the expected process, accountabilities and procedures that should be applied when the responsibility of the provision of adoption support transfers from agency to another.  
Disruption of Adoptive Placements  
Access to Birth Records and Adoption Records  
Adoption Records  
Monitoring and Supervision of Adoptive Placements  
Adoption Reviews