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1.2B.8  AFCARS, Data Elements and Definitions, Foster Care Specific Elements, Principal caretaker

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Question 1.  
When an adoption is dissolved and the child is then re-adopted, should the State submit the information on the first adoptive (legal) parents or the birth parents?

Question 2.  
What if a State has information on both the legal as well as one or more putative fathers? For whom should information be provided?

Question 3.  
If a child's principal caretakers are a same sex couple how is it indicated for AFCARS reporting?



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