Strategy For Triaging Orphans
If you are called to serve in the area of orphan care, whether it is family-based care, adoption, or orphanage care it is essential that you understand how to triage children. You are not going to be able to provide care that is best for every child in your community regardless of how well intentioned you are or how hard you work. No human being or organization can be equipped to provide the best care for every child that comes through their door.
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You must make choices about where to place the child so that they receive the best help possible. In my research, teaching at Austin Bible Institute, and experience over the past decade in orphan care, I have come up with the following strategy and have found it to be effective. Feel free to use it and share it with attribution of authorship.