Promoting Successful Adoptions: Practice with Troubled Families / Edition 1

Promoting Successful Adoptions: Practice with Troubled Families / Edition 1

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by Susan Livingston Smith, Jeanne Howard
     
 

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ISBN-10: 0761906568

ISBN-13: 9780761906568

Pub. Date: 08/18/1999

Publisher: SAGE Publications

This book offers a clear, well-documented view of troubled adoptive families. It focuses on adoptive families after the legal finalization of the adoption has taken place and is full of case examples, detailed case histories and presentations of various practice strategies.

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This book offers a clear, well-documented view of troubled adoptive families. It focuses on adoptive families after the legal finalization of the adoption has taken place and is full of case examples, detailed case histories and presentations of various practice strategies.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780761906568
Publisher:
SAGE Publications
Publication date:
08/18/1999
Series:
SAGE Sourcebooks for the Human Services Series, #40
Pages:
288
Product dimensions:
5.50(w) x 8.50(h) x (d)

Table of Contents

Special Needs Don't Disappear with Adoption
The Case for Post-Adoption Services
Every Clinician Is in Post-Adoption Practice
We Never Thought It Would Be Like This
Presenting Problems of Troubled Adoptive Families
They Cry Out in Many Different Ways
Behavior Problems of Special Needs Children
Adoption Means Somebody Loves You and Somebody Doesn't
Separation, Grief and Attachment Issues in Work With Families
Invisible Wounds
Trauma and Its Wake
I Just Want to Know More about Who I Am
Identity Issues
A Place to Turn When There's No Place Else to Go
An Overview of Adoption Preservation Services
No Longer All Alone in the Twilight Zone
Support Groups for Children and Parents
Parenting Developmentally Disabled Children
Toward a Better Future
Partnerships to Strengthen Adoptive Families

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Promoting Successful Adoptions: Practice with Troubled Families 5 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 1 reviews.
Guest More than 1 year ago
Excellent insight into difficult adoptions and suggestions of how to make a difference and keep families together. Every professional and adoptive parent should have a copy of this book and refer to it often as they raise their kids.