CARINGS PROCESSING OF INTER COUNTRY ADOPTIONS 3rd INTERNATIONAL MEET ON ADOPTION NEW DELHI, INDIA 19-20 February, 2013 Sunil Arora BAL ASHA TRUST
OUR STRENGTHS • Every CHILD has a individually designed care plan (Medical, Mental, Emotional, & Physical & Developmental) • Every CHILD has a Rehabilitation Plan • A strong team of working Trustees, Social Workers, Psychologists, Speech & Occupational Therapists, Pediatricians, Nurses & Care Takers. • Computer Trained. • We love and know our children The best interest of the CHILD is to live with his Biological family or Adoptive family
Here is what we did … • Form FF-ONE is generated • Home study is downloaded, Printed, Read & filed. • Information on Excel sheet • Dossier received & Reviewed • Information on form complete. • Categorized into Normal / Special Needs including age of child.
ALL PROCESS IN TIMELY MANNER • Send CSR, PER, Psychological, Medicals, photographs on Email • Answering of any queries • Giving additional information • Follow up With AFAA • Acceptance Received, Documents dispatched • Documents Received • Procedural Steps begin….
CHALLENGES • ARC procedures taking 6 months • Adoption not completed in a timely manner • Families for Special Needs Children • Families for older children • RIPA needs to upraise local procedures to each AFAA • Families waiting for normal younger children
“Yesterday is gone. Tomorrow has not yet come. We have only today. Let us begin.” THANK YOU