May 2000Vol. 1, No. 3New Monograph Released on Voluntary Relinquishment
The National Abandoned Infants Assistance Resource Center (AIA) has released a new publication providing an in-depth look at voluntary relinquishment.
Voluntary Relinquishment of Parental Rights: Considerations and Practices addresses the role of voluntary relinquishment in adoption practice, mediation and open adoptions; helps prepare child welfare workers to discuss voluntary relinquishment with their clients; describes the voluntary relinquishment process; and responds to common concerns.
To order the publication, send a check or money order for $10.00, payable to U.C. Regents to:
AIA Resource Center
1950 Addison, Suite 104
Berkeley, California 94704-1182
ATTN: Voluntary Relinquishment monograph
AIA provides training, technical assistance, research and resource development and information to professionals to enhance the quality of social and health services offered to families and their children who are abandoned or at risk of abandonment due to perinatal substance abuse or HIV.
For more information about the Center, contact:
National Abandoned Infants Assistance Center
University of California at Berkeley
School of Social Welfare
1950 Addison St.,
Berkeley, CA 94704-1182
Website: http://socrates. berkeley.edu/~aiarc/