Oregon Statutes - Chapter 109 - Parent and Child Rights and Relationships - Section 109.480 - Counseling of registrant.

(1) Upon the determination of a match but before identifying information is disclosed, the registrant shall, at the discretion of the agency operating the registry, participate in counseling:

(a) With a social worker employed by the registry; or

(b) If the registrant is domiciled outside the state, with a social worker in that state who is selected by the registry.

(2) The counseling required under subsection (1) of this section shall place an emphasis on an evaluation of the need for and the effect of the information or contact on the genetic family members and the relationships within the adoptive family. [1983 c.672 §12]

Note: See note under 109.425.

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