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    Social Work

    Social Work in the Adoption Authority

    Social workers in the Adoption Authority understand that adoption is a life-long process that can generate a mix of emotions and needs for parties involved.

    It is the responsibility of the social work service in the Adoption Authority to provide a statutory tracing service for our clients. Further to this work, social workers also provide mediation, brief intervention and complete review of all current proposed adoptions.





    It is the responsibility of social work team alongside other colleagues in the Adoption Authority of Ireland to review every stage of the adoption process for domestic and inter-country adoptions.


    Mission Statement

    " To ensure the provision of the highest possible standards of adoption related services, throughout the lifelong adoption process, with the best interests of children as the first and paramount objective."