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Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love in Deeply Traumatized Children
By Rowman Littlefield
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ean: 9781442274136, isbn: 1442274131,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
A highly accessible resource for students and professionals as well as parents, Building the Bonds of Attachment presents a composite case study of one child’s developmental course following years of abuse and neglect. Weaving theory and research into a powerful narrative, Hughes offers effective methods for facilitating attachment in children who have experienced serious trauma. The text emphasizes both the specialized psychotherapy and parenting strategies often necessary in facilitating a c


Dancing with a Porcupine: Parenting wounded children without losing your self
By Forever Homes
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ean: 9780692831847, isbn: 0692831843,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 35 reviews
Parenting is hard. So what do you do when you’re parenting a child who has experienced trauma or has extra challenges? You often feel alone and inadequate. You want so much to help your child, but you are at the end of your own rope. You feel guilty that sometimes you want to just quit.What can you do — how can you make it through the day — how can you help your child while also taking care of yourself?  Maybe someone you love is parenting a traumatized child. Or perhaps you are a social


When I Met You: A Story of Russian Adoption
By Brand: DRT Press
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ean: 9781933084008, isbn: 1933084006,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
Based on the author's family's experience, this book describes a child's life before and after she was adopted from Russia. From scenes in the orphanage to the child’s Russian birthmother, this is one of the first children’s picture books to chronicle the special background of children adopted from Russia. Delicate watercolor illustrations perfectly compliment this poetic and heartfelt text. When I Met You is a celebration of the joy that adopting a child brings to a family.Used Book in Good


Bitterroot: A Salish Memoir of Transracial Adoption (American Indian Lives)
By University of Nebraska Press
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ean: 9781496207463, isbn: 1496207467,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 46 reviews
In Bitterroot Susan Devan Harness traces her journey to understand the complexities and struggles of being an American Indian child adopted by a white couple and living in the rural American West. When Harness was fifteen years old, she questioned her adoptive father about her “real” parents. He replied that they had died in a car accident not long after she was born—except they hadn’t, as Harness would learn in a conversation with a social worker a few years later.  Harness’s searc


Coming Home to Self: The Adopted Child Grows Up
By Nancy Verrier
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ean: 9780963648013, isbn: 0963648012,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 50 reviews
Coming Home to Self is a book about becoming aware. It is written for all members of the adoption triad: adoptees, birth parents, and adoptive parents as well as those who are in relationship with them, including professionals. It explains the influence imprinted upon the nuerological system and, thus, on future functioning. It explains how false beliefs create fear and perpetuate being ruled by the wounded child. It is a book which will help adoptees discover their authentic selves after living


Motherhood So White: A Memoir of Race, Gender, and Parenting in America
By Sourcebooks
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ean: 9781492679011, isbn: 1492679011,

4.9 out of 5 stars with 15 reviews
The story every parent in America needs to readThe path to creating a family is almost never easy or straightforward. As a single African American woman, Nefertiti Austin knew her journey would be more challenging than most. Eager to finally join the motherhood ranks, Nefertiti felt discouraged by the roadblocks that seemed nearly insurmountable as she fought to adopt her son from the foster care system. Along the way, Nefertiti realized that American society saw motherhood through a primarily w


Seven Core Issues in Adoption and Permanency
By Jessica Kingsley Publishers
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ean: 9781785928239, isbn: 1785928236,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 27 reviews
Based on a hugely successful US model, the Seven Core Issues in Adoption is the first conceptual framework of its kind to offer a unifying lens that was inclusive of all individuals touched by the adoption experience. The Seven Core Issues are Loss, Rejection, Shame/Guilt, Grief, Identity, Intimacy, and Mastery/Control. The book expands the model to be inclusive of adoption and all forms of permanency: adoption, foster care, kinship care, donor insemination and surrogacy. Attachment and trauma a


All You Can Ever Know: A Memoir
By Catapult
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mpn: 51307630, ean: 9781936787975, isbn: 1936787970,

4.8 out of 5 stars with 43 reviews
Long-listed for PEN Open Book Award Named a Best Book of the Year by The Washington Post, NPR, Time, The Boston Globe, Real Simple, Buzzfeed, Jezebel, Bustle, Library Journal, Chicago Public Library, and more ''This book moved me to my very core. . . . [All You Can Ever Know] should be required reading for anyone who has ever had, wanted, or found a family―which is to say, everyone.” ―Celeste Ng, author of Little Fires Everywhere What does it mean to lose your roots―within your culture,


Dandelion on My Pillow, Butcher Knife Beneath: The true story of an amazing family that lived with and loved kids who killed
By Families By Design Inc
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mpn: 30 b/w illus, ean: 9780970352521, isbn: 0970352522,

4.0 out of 5 stars with 56 reviews
This shocking and thought provoking account is the true story of emotionally lost children and how some found their way back. Like a diamond in the rough, all of the kids who killed were tough and protected on the outside while hiding a glimmer of promise inside. For many of these children, the Thomas’s were their last hope. With the guidance of this courageous family, their stories of survival and victory break the unwritten code of silence about children without a conscience. Through therape


Adoption-Specific Therapy: A Guide to Helping Adopted Children and Their Families Thrive
By American Psychological Association
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ean: 9781433829246, isbn: 143382924X,

4.2 out of 5 stars with 51 reviews
Children who are adopted at an older age through foster care and those adopted from overseas orphanages are at high risk for behavioral and emotional distress. This important manual presents a structured, evidence-based protocol for providing mental health treatment to families adopting vulnerable children. Drawing on their extensive clinical experience as founding members of premier national organizations that serve adopted children and their families, the authors of this book describe the typi


Child Welfare for the Twenty-first Century: A Handbook of Practices, Policies, and Programs
By Columbia University Press
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ean: 9780231151801, isbn: 0231151802,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
The Adoption and Safe Families Act (ASFA), which became law in 1997, elicited a major shift in federal policy and thinking toward child welfare, emphasizing children's safety, permanency, and well-being over preserving biological ties at all costs. The first edition of this volume mapped the field of child welfare after ASFA's passage, detailing the practices, policies, programs, and research affected by the legislation's new attitude toward care. This second edition highlights the continuously


Children and Youth in Adoption, Orphanages, and Foster Care: A Historical Handbook and Guide (Children and Youth: History and Culture)
By Greenwood
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mpn: line drawing, ean: 9780313331831, isbn: 0313331839,

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Adoption and foster care is a new and burgeoning area of historical and interdisciplinary research. Too often, however, birth parents, adoptive parents, foster parents, social workers, and the children themselves have either been ignored or demonized. This comprehensive introductory resource provides an authoritative, yet accessible, examination of adoption and foster care as it has been practiced in the United States.Within the pages of this volume, the reader will find a complete view of the m


The Baby Thief: The Untold Story of Georgia Tann, the Baby Seller Who Corrupted Adoption
By DA CAPO PRESS
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ean: 9780786719440, isbn: 0786719443,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 58 reviews
For almost three decades, renowned baby-seller Georgia Tann ran a children's home in Memphis, Tennessee — selling her charges to wealthy clients nationwide, Joan Crawford among them. Part social history, part detective story, part expose, The Baby Thief is a riveting investigative narrative that explores themes that continue to reverberate today.Used Book in Good Condition.


Public Personnel Management
By Routledge
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ean: 9781138281202, isbn: 1138281204,

4.5 out of 5 stars with 25 reviews
Now in a thoroughly revised 7th edition, Public Personnel Management focuses on the critical issues and common processes in the management of public sector personnel. In keeping with prior editions, the text centers on the core processes within public human resource management: strategic workforce planning, effective recruitment and retention, workforce development, and employee relations. Designed to further address the ways in which expectations for human resource managers have changed and de


Heredity and Environment in 300 Adoptive Families: The Texas Adoption Project
By Aldine Transaction
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ean: 9780202363455, isbn: 0202363457,

4.6 out of 5 stars with 31 reviews
This book presents the results of a thirty-five-year research project involving 300 families, each of whom adopted at least one child at birth from a Texas home for unwed mothers during the period of 1962-1970. The book weaves together information about the birth parents of the adopted children; information about the adoptive parents; and information about the children in these families. Children adopted at birth have two sets of parents. Birth parents provide their adopted-away child with a gen


Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love in Deeply Traumatized Children
By Rowman & Littlefield Publishers
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ean: 9781442274129, isbn: 1442274123,

4.7 out of 5 stars with 60 reviews
A highly accessible resource for students and professionals as well as parents, Building the Bonds of Attachment presents a composite case study of one child’s developmental course following years of abuse and neglect. Weaving theory and research into a powerful narrative, Hughes offers effective methods for facilitating attachment in children who have experienced serious trauma. The text emphasizes both the specialized psychotherapy and parenting strategies often necessary in facilitating a c



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