Nurturing Adoptions: Creating Resilience after Neglect and Trauma


Adoption has changed dramatically in less than a decade. With higher and higher percentages of children joining their families not as newborns, but from domestic or international foster care or from orphanages abroad, both parents and the professionals with whom they consult need new skills. From the author of Attaching in Adoption (already a must-have book for both adoptive parents and placement professionals) comes this new tool designed to help placement professionals and therapists whose practices are not focused specifically on adoption and attachment understand how new research on the impact of neglect, abuse, early trauma, and institutionalization on the developing brains of children can guide their practices in new directions. Nurturing Adoption’s goal is to help professionals to assist parents in healing their children’s and guiding them into strong and healthy relationships and productive adulthood 2007

Author: Deborah Gray
Additional Author: Perspective Press
ISBN: 978-1-84905-891-9
Count: 1
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