Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love in Deeply Troubled Children / Edition 2by Daniel A. Hughes
Pub. Date: 08/08/2006
Publisher: Aronson, Jason Inc.
Building the Bonds of Attachment is the second edition of a critically and professionally acclaimed book for social workers, therapists, and parents who strive to assist children with reactive attachment disorder. This work is a composite case study of the developmental course of one child following years of abuse and neglect. Building the Bonds of Attachment
Building the Bonds of Attachment is the second edition of a critically and professionally acclaimed book for social workers, therapists, and parents who strive to assist children with reactive attachment disorder. This work is a composite case study of the developmental course of one child following years of abuse and neglect. Building the Bonds of Attachment focuses on both the specialized psychotherapy and parenting that is often necessary in facilitating a child's psychological development and attachment security. It develops a model for intervention by blending attachment theory and research, trauma theory, and the general principles of parenting, and child and family therapy. This book is a practical guide for the adultwhether professional or parentwho endeavors to help such children. The second edition of this widely popular book will present the many changes in the intervention model over the past 8 years. These include many changes in both the psychotherapist's and parent's interventions. The attachment history of the adults is made more relevant. There is greater congruence between attachment theory and research and the interventions being demonstrated as well as greater reference to this theory and research.
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Table of Contents
Chapter 1 Introduction Chapter 2 The Abuse and Neglect of Katie Chapter 3 Ruth Daley (Foster Home #1) Chapter 4 Karen Miller (Foster Home #2) Chapter 5 Susan Cummings (Foster Home #3) Chapter 6 Allison Kaplan, Ph.D. Chapter 7 Choosing a New Approach Chapter 8 Jackie Keller (Foster Home #4) Chapter 9 Life with Jackie Chapter 10 The Quilt Chapter 11 Fighting with Jackie Chapter 12 Thanksgiving Dinner Chapter 13 Jackie and Ruth Chapter 14 Winter in Maine Chapter 15 Maine Court District Chapter 16 The Coming of Spring Chapter 17 Summer Again Chapter 18 Fear and Joy Chapter 19 Genreal Principles of Parenting Therapy
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