Child-placing in Families: A Manual for Students and Social Workers

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Russell Sage Foundation, 1918 - Adoption - 261 pages

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Page 136 - A legitimate child cannot be adopted without the consent of its parents, if living, nor an illegitimate child without the consent of its mother, if living, except that consent is not necessary from a father or mother deprived of civil rightsor adjudged guilty of adultery, or of cruelty, and for either cause divorced, or adjudged to be a habitual drunkard, or who has been judicially deprived of the custody of the child on account of cruelty or neglect.
Page 19 - As to the children who for sufficient reasons must be removed from their own homes, or who have no homes, it is desirable that, if normal in mind and body, and not requiring special training, they should be cared for in families whenever practicable. The carefully selected foster home is for the normal child the best substitute for the natural home.
Page 24 - HE who helps a child helps humanity with a distinctness, with an immediateness, which no other help given to human creatures in any other stage of their human life can possibly give again.
Page 240 - All laws now in force, inconsistent with the provisions of this act, are hereby repealed This act shall take effect from and after the first day of December, one thousand eight hundred and twenty-nine.
Page 173 - If the defendant fails to comply with any order of the court, hereinbefore provided for, he may be summarily dealt with as for contempt of court, and shall likewise be subject to all the penalties for failure to care for and support such child, which are or shall be imposed by law upon the father of a legitimate child of like age and capacity...
Page 155 - The Ohio board of administration" may assign the children committed to its guardianship to the "bureau of juvenile research" for the purpose of mental, physical and other examination, inquiry or treatment for such period of time as such board may deem necessary. Such...
Page 150 - ... methods, and whether supported by public or private funds. Such inspection should be made by trained agents, should be thorough, and the results thereof should be reported to the responsible authorities of the institution or agency concerned. The information so secured should be confidential — not to be disclosed except by competent authority.
Page 173 - ... together with the costs of prosecution. If the defendant fails to pay the amount of such money judgment forthwith, or during such stay of execution as may be granted by the court, he shall be committed to the county jail, there to remain until he pays the same or is discharged according to law...
Page 234 - ... who wanders about the streets in the night time without being on any lawful business or occupation; or who habitually wanders about any railroad yards or tracks, or jumps or hooks...
Page 156 - the investigation of the best scientific methods of conserving and developing the normal child, the dissemination of the information acquired by such investigations and the training of students for work in such fields.

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