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0393707288
Hardback:Brain-based parenting, the neuroscience of caregiving for healthy attachment:2012
Author: Hughes, Daniel A.
Author: Baylin, Jonathan F.
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: W.W. Norton
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Walking readers through the core brain systems involved in caregiving and the various types of blocked care that can occur, readers learn how to harness their brain chemistry to master emotional regulation, strengthen reflective capacities, expand attunement, and remain mindful. General adult
256 p. ; 24 cm (hbk)
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0470281669
Paperback:Theraplay, helping parents and children build better relationships through attachment-based play:c2010:3rd ed.
Author: Booth, Phyllis B.
Author: Jernberg, Ann M.
Year: c2010
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Edition: 3rd ed.
Publisher: Jossey-Bass
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Theraplay is a dynamic, proven approach to child therapy based on the closeness and physical intimacy that characterise normal mother-child relationships. This edition updates a classic resource on the topic. Professional (including technical, vocational)
xxviii, 610 p. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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1843106140
Paperback:Nurturing attachments, supporting children who are fostered or adopted:2008
Author: Golding, Kim S.
Year: 2008
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: Golding combines the experience and wisdom of parents and carers with that of professionals to provide support and guidance for foster and adoptive parents looking after children with insecure attachment relationships. General adult
239 p., ill. ; 24 cm (pbk)
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1905664265
Paperback:Talking about adoption to your adopted child:c2007:[New ed.]
Author: Morrison, Marjorie
Author: British Association for Adoption & Fostering
Year: c2007
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New ed.]
Publisher: BAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is a new, updated edition of BAAF's popular and comprehensive guide to the whys, whens and hows of telling the truth about an adopted child's origins. It conforms to legal requirements in England, Wales and Scotland, and includes illustrations and helpful case studies. General adult
208 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1905664591
Paperback:The colours in me, writing and poetry by adopted children and young people:c2008
Author: Harris, Perlita
Author: British Association for Adoption & Fostering
Year: c2008
Language: English
Interest category: Literature & languages
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Mixed format
Publisher: BAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: With writing and drawing produced with emotion and extraordinary clarity, this anthology provides a rare insight into what it feels like to be adopted from a child's perspective. Ages 5 - 12
viii, 203 p., ill. (chiefly col.), col. ports. ; 24 cm (pbk)
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1905664680
Paperback:The pink guide to adoption for lesbians and gay men:c2009
Author: Hill, Nicola
Author: British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering.
Year: c2009
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: BAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: For both single adopters and same-sex couples wishing to adopt jointly, this book offers a guide to the adoption process, while also exploring how being a prospective lesbian or gay adopter can and does affect every aspect of this process. General adult
viii, 221 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1905664893
Paperback:Dad David, Baba Chris and me:2010
Author: Merchant, Ed
Author: British Association for Adoption & Fostering.
Year: 2010
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books for older children
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: BAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: Ben was adopted by his gay parents - Dad David & Baba Chris - when he was four years old, & they live happily together in an ordinary house, on an ordinary street & do ordinary things. When Ben starts junior school his ordinary life is turned upside down. Some children begin to tease Ben because he lives with two dads. Ages 5 - 12
20 p., col. ill. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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1903699525
Paperback:Talking about adoption, a guide for parents by adoption:2004:3rd
Author: Morrison, Marjorie
Author: Chennells, Prue
Year: 2004
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Edition: 3rd
Publisher: British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering
Resource type: Physical
Note: All adopters and foster carers are encouraged to talk to the children they care for about their origins, and about when and how they were adopted. This book provides the only easy-to-read, comprehensive guide to the subject available in Britain. Previous ed.: published as Talking about adoption to your adopted child by Prue Chennells and Marjor
150p, ill. ; 200mm (pbk)
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1873868995
Paperback:Nutmeg gets adopted:c2001
Author: Foxon, Judith
Author: Rawlings, Sarah
Author: British Agencies for Adoption & Fostering
Year: c2001
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: British Agencies for Adoption and Fostering
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is a story about a little squirrel who gets adopted when his birth mother is unable to keep him and his siblings safe. A comprehensive set of practice guidelines accompanies the story, to help parents and professionals working with children. Ages 5 - 12 Includes booklet in back pocket
22p., col. ill. ; 30 cm (pbk)
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184905536X
Paperback:The unofficial guide to adoptive parenting:2014
Author: Donovan, Sally
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: This is not just another book about adoptive parenting. This is the real stuff: dynamic, messy, baffling adoptive parenting, rooted in domestic life. Award-winning columnist and adoptive parent Sally Donovan offers savvy, compassionate advice on how to be 'good enough' in the face of both day-to-day and more bewildering challenges - how to respond to 'red mist' meltdowns, crippling anxieties about new routines and, most importantly, how to meet the intimidating challenge of being strong enough to protect and nurture your child. General adult
256 pages ; 22 cm (pbk)
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1849056048
Paperback:Parenting adopted teenagers, advice for the adolescent years:2015
Author: Staff, Rachel
Year: 2015
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Providing an explanation of the developmental changes which occur during adolescence, and the impact of early trauma on development, this book offers practical advice on how to handle the common challenges of parenting an adopted teenager. General adult
240 pages ; 22 cm (pbk)
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1849054010
Paperback:A guide to therapeutic child care, everything you need to know to create a healing home:2016
Author: Emond, Ruth
Author: Steckley, Laura
Author: Roesch-Marsh, Autumn
Year: 2016
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: This title explains everything you need to know about how to parent or support children who have experienced early trauma. It focuses on the key challenges children face, such as settling in and making friends, and offers suggestions for creating a more nurturing and healing environment. General adult
192 pages ; 24 cm (pbk)
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1849054312
Paperback:No matter what:2013
Author: Donovan, Sally
Year: 2013
Language: English
Interest category: Biography
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Like many young couples, Sally and Rob Donovan wanted to start a family. Little did they realise that this would not be as simple and straightforward for them. Enter the option to seek IVF treatment or adoption. They choose the latter. Based on Sally's diary entries, this book provides an honest and open memoir of her life. General adult
400 pages, illustrations (pbk)
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S012730756
Paperback:Building the bonds of attachment, awakening love in deeply troubled children:2006
Author: Hughes, Daniel A.
Year: 2006
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jason Aronson Inc. Publishers
Resource type: Physical
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1910039357
Paperback:Attachment, trauma and resilience, therapeutic caring for children.:[2016]:[New] edition
Author: Cairns, Kate
Author: Cairns, Brian
Year: [2016]
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Edition: [New] edition
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: CoramBAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: Previous edition: 2002 Previous edition: published as by Kate Cairns Kate Cairns is a social worker by profession who has also fostered 12 other children who remain part of their family group. In this book she draws on the wealth of her personal and professional experience to offer a vivid glimpse into family life with children who have experienced attachment difficulties, loss, abuse, and trauma, and shows in a range of everyday situations how the family responded to the powerful feelings and difficult behaviours the children displayed. Tertiary
xiii, 242 pages ; 21 cm (pbk)
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1910039543
Paperback:Thinking about fostering?, the definitive guide to fostering in the UK:[2016]
Author: Bond, Henrietta
Author: CoramBAAF Adoption & Fostering Academy,
Year: [2016]
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Content type: Bibliography
Publisher: CoramBAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: This guide to fostering in the UK explores everything a prospective foster carer needs to know about fostering and what it involves, including the types of children who need to be fostered, why they need a foster home, what happens when a child moves in and the emotional and practical realities of living together as a foster family. General adult
121 pages ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1853028010
Paperback:First steps in parenting the child who hurts:1999
Author: Archer, Caroline
Year: 1999
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
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1903699975
Paperback:Nutmeg gets into trouble:c2006
Author: Foxon, Judith
Author: Rawlings, Sarah
Author: British Association for Adoption & Fostering
Year: c2006
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: British Association for Adoption & Fostering
Resource type: Physical
Note: As Nutmeg, the small red squirrel, continues on his adoption journey, he is enjoying school until the arrival of Dill, another squirrel, who lives with a foster family. Dill bullies the other animals. With the help of his parents, teachers and friends, Nutmeg learns to understand Dill's difficulties and help him overcome them. Ages 5 - 12
23 p., col. ill. ; 30 cm + booklet (pbk)
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190758563X
Paperback:Chosen:2012
Author: Harris, Perlita
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: BAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: 'Chosen' brings together writing and poetry by over 50 adopted adults born between 1934 and 1984. Some are established writers, others are new and emerging whilst some have never been published before. They capture a broad range of perspectives: adoption within the extended family; late-discovery adopted adults; transracial and transnational adoption; those who have searched for birth family, and those who did not search but were found by a relative. The themes of identity and belonging, roots and searching and acceptance and healing permeate these accounts. General adult
264 p. ; 20 cm (pbk)
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1905664737
Paperback:The most precious present in the world:c2010
Author: Edwards, Becky
Author: Comfort, Louise
Author: British Association for Adoption & Fostering.
Year: c2010
Language: English
Interest category: Picture books
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: BAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: Taking the form of a dialogue between a little girl called Mia and her adoptive mother, this book explores questions that might preoccupy an adopted child. Mia wants to know why she looks different to her adoptive parents and why her birth parents didn't want to keep her. Pre-School
20 p., chiefly col. ill. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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1905664222
Paperback:Nutmeg gets a little sister:2007
Author: Foxon, Judith
Author: Rawlings, Sarah
Author: British Association for Adoption & Fostering
Year: 2007
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: BAAF
Resource type: Physical
Note: Family relationships can be particularly complicated for adopted children, and the diverse mix can often lead to uncertainty, confusion and, if a new child is joining the family, a need to re-negotiate family roles. This is a story for adopted children exploring some of the problems and concerns surrounding sibling adoption. Ages 5 - 12
24 p., ill. ; 30 cm (pbk)
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1849054665
Paperback:Building self-esteem in children and teens who are adopted or fostered:2014
Author: Cornbluth, Sue
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Resource type: Physical
Note: Just because children have been fostered or adopted, it doesn't mean they can't grow up to be happy, healthy and successful. In this book, Dr Sue offers simple and practical advice to those supporting children aged 7+ to help them move beyond their trauma and build healthy self-esteem. The book explains how self-esteem develops, why adopted and fostered children often have low self-esteem and how this can affect them. General adult
160 pages ; 24 cm (pbk)
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0393705552
Hardback:Attachment-focused parenting, effective strategies to care for children:c2009
Author: Hughes, Daniel A.
Year: c2009
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Hardback
Publisher: W. W. Norton
Resource type: Physical
Note: "A Norton professional book." Published outside the British Isles Attachment security and affect regulation have long been buzzwords in therapy circles but rarely are they applied to basic parenting skills. Here, a leading attachment specialist brings attachment work inside the therapy room to the outside. General adult
ix, 200 p. ; 25 cm (hbk)
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1406221554
Paperback:Foster parents:2012
Author: Rissman, Rebecca
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Raintree
Resource type: Physical
Note: This series provides readers with an inclusive and diverse introduction to families as they exist around the world. Basic lessons on how people are related are covered, but these books also show the reader that there are many kinds of families and that all types are special. Ages 5 - 12
Title series: Families
24 p., col. ill. ; 18 x 21 cm (pbk)
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1849052271
Paperback:Creating loving attachments, parenting with PACE to nurture confidence and security in the troubled child:2012
Author: Golding, Kim S.
Author: Hughes, Daniel A.
Year: 2012
Language: English
Interest category: Living & learning
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley
Resource type: Physical
Note: This work will help parents and carers understand how parenting with love and PACE (playfulness, acceptance, curiosity and empathy) is invaluable to a child's development and will guide them through using this attitude to help their child feel happy, confident and secure. General adult
240 p. ; 23 cm (pbk)
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