What are the Requirements for the Content and Format of Post Placement Reports?
Date of Post£ºJanuary 26, 2006 Source:CCAA

The China Center of Adoption Affairs (CCAA)¡¯s requirements for the content and format of post placement reports are as follows:

Section I: Page One of the Post Placement Report

1. Name of the Adoption Agency: The name of the agency that submitted the adoption dossier to the CCAA
¡¡¡¡2. Information on the Adopted Child:
¡¡¡¡¢ÙTravel Notice Number: (2004) MG-XXXX-XX-XXXX
¡¡¡¡¢ÚChinese Name: Chinese name at the time of adoption (Written in Chinese characters or if more convenient, attach copy of Travel Notice)
¡¡¡¡¢ÛForeign Name: New name as changed after the adoption
¡¡¡¡¢ÜDate of Birth: Adopted child¡¯s date of birth in China
¡¡¡¡¢ÝAdoption Date: Date of adoption registration in China
¡¡¡¡¢ÞName of the Social Welfare Organization: Name of the Chinese welfare institute placing the child for adoption
¡¡¡¡¢ßHealth Status at Time of Adoption: Adopted child¡¯s health status at the time the adoptive parents completed adoption registration in China, if special needs, please specify the medical condition
¡¡¡¡¢àAdopted Child¡¯s Current Country of Citizenship: Adopted child¡¯s current country of citizenship and date of citizenship acquisition
¡¡¡¡3. Information on the Adopters:
¡¡¡¡¢ÙAdoptive Father¡¯s Name and Occupation: Foreign name as listed on the passport, occupation, and name of employer
¡¡¡¡¢ÚAdoptive Mother¡¯s Name and Occupation: Foreign name as listed on the passport, occupation, and name of employer
¡¡¡¡¢ÛAdoptive Family¡¯s Address and Telephone: Adoptive family¡¯s current address and phone number
¡¡¡¡4. Information on the Person Completing the Report:
¡¡¡¡¢ÙName of the Home Study Agency: Name of the home study agency completing the post placement report
¡¡¡¡¢ÚDate of Home Visit: Date the social worker visited the home
¡¡¡¡¢ÛReport Date: Date the social worker completed the report
¡¡¡¡¢ÜReport Number: First or second post placement report

¡¡¡¡Section II: Report Text

1. Citizenship Situation: Status of the current procedures to establish citizenship and estimated time of completion.
¡¡¡¡2. Attachment & Bonding Situation: Status of the adopted child¡¯s blending with his/her parents, siblings, family, and community. Give particular details if the family has adopted a child over 3.
¡¡¡¡3. Health Situation: Adopted child¡¯s health status, immunizations, and medical treatment situation, etc. Give particular details on medical treatment and health status if the family has adopted a special needs child.
¡¡¡¡4. Physical Development: Adopted child¡¯s height, weight, and head circumference at the time of adoption, at the last report, and currently, fine motor skill ability, and basic motor skill ability.
¡¡¡¡5. Routine Activities: Adopted child¡¯s diet, playtime, and sleep schedule.
¡¡¡¡6. Mental Development: Adopted child¡¯s mental development and language ability.
¡¡¡¡7. Character Development: Adopted child¡¯s psychology and personality characteristics.
¡¡¡¡8. Education Situation: Adopted child¡¯s learning at home, kindergarten, and school and the method of education in the home.
¡¡¡¡9. Family¡¯s Impression: Understanding and view toward the adoption of the adoptive parents, other adults in the home, and other relatives.
¡¡¡¡10. Major Changes in the Adoptive Family: Major changes in the adoptive family since the home study report including changes in marital status, employment, residence, or serious health problems.
¡¡¡¡11. Other content the social worker believes should be included.
¡¡¡¡12. Social Worker¡¯s General Evaluation: Social worker¡¯s recommendation of the adoptive family and general evaluation regarding the success of the adoption.

Section III: Proof of Citizenship

If one of the following situations applies, when submitting the post placement report, proof of citizenship for the adopted child must also be included, such as: a copy of the child¡¯s ID, a copy of the household register book, or a copy of the adopted child¡¯s passport (in the adopting country), etc.

1. After the adopted child enters the adopting country, the adopting country does not have a legal basis for automatically granting citizenship;
¡¡¡¡2. The adopted child resides for more than one year in a country other than the country of citizenship; or
¡¡¡¡3. A two-parent family jointly submitted the adoption dossier to adopt the child, but only one parent traveled to China to complete the adoption registration.

Section IV: Pictures

At the time the post placement report is submitted, four pictures (more are not necessary) of the adopted child¡¯s life must also be provided. The pictures must include a group photo of the adopted child with the adoptive parents. Pictures must be mounted two to one page of A4 size paper, and a brief description must be provided below each picture.
¡¡¡¡*Other issues in the post placement reports:

1. Post placement reports must be evenly printed on A4 size paper and may not be handwritten.
¡¡¡¡2. Post placement reports should be bound in the following order: Chinese translation, original report, proof of citizenship, pictures.
¡¡¡¡3. At the time the post placement reports are submitted, attach two copies of a detailed list of the group¡¯s reports, listing the names of all the adopted children whose reports are submitted and their Travel Notice numbers. Upon receipt, we will check the list against the dossier for errors and then sign the list. One copy will be returned to the adoption agency.
¡¡¡¡4. Post placement reports must be mailed in their own envelope to CCAA Archives.