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An administrator’s guide to creating strengths-based profiles for children and youth

This guide for administrators and managers provides information about how to shape your system to ensure the most effective—and protective—public profiles of children waiting to be adopted. It explores policies and practices, staffing, training, and evaluation that you can implement to enhance practices in child-specific public recruitment efforts, including photolisting. While the guide’s focus is on child narratives and photos, it also addresses the agency’s response system, given that it is an integral part of any public recruitment effort.

Author: AdoptUSKids

Published: 2018

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Creating Strengths-based Profiles for Children and Youth Waiting to be Adopted: A Guide for Administrators and Managers (2 MB PDF)

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Creating Effective Narratives for Children Waiting to be Adopted



Child-specific recruitment  Guide or report  Photolisting