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Unregulated Custody Transfer/Re-homing of Adopted Children
Get a detailed overview of unregulated transfers of custody, covering risk of harm, screening, ICPC violations, and more.
Capacity Building Center for States
Provides tips for child welfare professionals about unregulated transfers of custody (UCT) - or "rehoming" - including definitions and information about risk of harm, intake screening questions, Interstate Compact on the Placement of Children (ICPC) violations; challenges with recognizing UCT; special concerns of intercountry adoptions (ICA); and prevention of UCT/postadoption services support.
Capacity Building Center for States. (2016). Unregulated custody transfer/re-homing of adopted children. Children’s Bureau, Administration for Children and Families, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
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