Dissertation/Thesis Abstract

Policy analysis: Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997
by Pizano, James, M.S.W., California State University, Long Beach, 2010, 53; 1486360
Abstract (Summary)

The purpose of this thesis is to analyze the impact of Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 (ASFA); (Pub. L. No. 105-89) has made on child protective service agencies. This policy analysis project explores the roles and limitations of the court and child welfare agencies in providing services to children and their families, as well as creating permanency for children. The study utilizes secondary data to present a historical view so as to understand adoption history and creating permanency for children in American history. David Gil's framework was adapted to analyze and review the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997.

Indexing (document details)
Advisor: Santhiveeran, Janaki
School: California State University, Long Beach
School Location: United States -- California
Source: MAI 49/01M, Masters Abstracts International
Subjects: Social work, Public policy
Publication Number: 1486360
ISBN: 978-1-124-25955-0
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