ASFA

(redirected from Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997)
AcronymDefinition
ASFAAquatic Sciences and Fisheries Abstracts
ASFAAssociation of Superannuation Funds of Australia
ASFAAdoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 (adoption legislation)
ASFAAlabama School of Fine Arts (Birmingham, AL)
ASFAAmerican Sighthound Field Association
ASFAAmerican Society for Apheresis
ASFAAssociation of Science Fiction & Fantasy Artists
ASFAAs-Sunnah Foundation of America
ASFAAmerican Senior Fitness Association (New Smyrna Beach, FL)
ASFAAllen Spiegel Fine Arts
ASFAAssociation Saint François d'Assise (French: St. Francis of Assisi Association)
ASFAAssociation pour la Sauvegarde et la Réhabilitation de la Faune des Antilles (French: Association for Preservation and Rehabilitation of Caribbean Wildlife)
ASFAabdominal subcutaneous fat area
ASFAAmerican Steel Foundrymens' Association
ASFAAmitiés Solidarité France Afrique (French: France-Africa Friendship Solidarity; est. 2004)
ASFAAllied Special Forces Association (UK)
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(4.) See Public Law 96-272, the federal "Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980" as amended by Public Law 105-89, the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997, and the Indian Child Welfare Act, 25 U.S.C.
The Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 in the United States established policies and outcome measures that reinforce the importance of timely permanence for children in foster care.
The Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 built upon principles established in earlier legislation, including the 1988 Child Abuse Prevention, Adoption and Family Services Act, which addressed the issue of in-race adoption with initiatives to recruit minority families for the many minority children in foster care who were ready for adoption.
Unprecedented numbers of children have been adopted from foster care since Congress passed the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997.
ASFA emphasizes the importance of safety and permanence to children by imposing detailed conditions on federal spending to accelerate the adoption of neglected and abused children and the termination of parental rights (Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997).
(2) The legislature passed these new child protection statutes to conform with the federal Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 ("ASFA").
[subsection] 47.10.005-.142 (Michie 2000); Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997, Pub.
The problem with the federal Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997, Roberts argues, is that it has carried on the system's "most glaring injustice--the racially biased removal of too many children from their homes." It has also created a new, mostly black group of "legal orphans" whose biological parents have been given up on.
Subsequently, the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 (P.L.
The Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 and similar legislation must be examined in the context of poverty and single parenthood and their relationship to child maltreatment.
Even with a new law, the Adoption and Safe Families Act of 1997 (PL 105-89), agencies continue to make extensive efforts to help and preserve families.