Post-Placement Report Law and Legal Definition

Post-placement report refers to a written report prepared for the court in an adoption case by an adoption caseworker.

An adoption caseworker prepares a post-placement report after making series of personal visits to the home of the adoptive parents. S/he observes how well the child and the prospective adoptive parents are bonding to each other and how the child is fitting into the family. Based on the caseworker's personal observations and interactions with the child and the members of the adoptive family, s/he prepares the report containing recommendations.