AACWA

(redirected from Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act)
AcronymDefinition
AACWAAdoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act
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The 1980 Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act, which institutionalized the goal of permanency in child placements (Holody, 1997), clearly favored returning the child to, or keeping the child with, the biological family whenever possible.