Return of a child to the family from which she was removed. Most often, reunification involves the child's birth family, but in cases where a child was removed from an adoptive family or other legal guardian, reunification can also occur.
The term used when a child who has been removed from his/her home because of abuse and/or neglect returns to the birth home.
The returning of foster children to the custody of their parents after placement outside of the home.
The act of returning the care, custody, and control of a child to their birth family, a relative, or previous caretaker.
Services that can bring a family back together by working on the problems that caused the separation of the youth from the family.
The returning of foster children to the custody of their parent(s) after placement outside the home.