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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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0062270451
Paperback:The explosive child, a new approach for understanding and parenting easily frustrated, chronically inflexible children:2014
Author: Greene, Ross W.
Year: 2014
Language: English
Interest category: Health & welfare
Media class: Paperback
Publisher: Harper
Resource type: Physical
Note: Published outside the British Isles Almost everyone knows an explosive child, one whose frequent, severe fits of temper leave his or her parents standing helpless in their fear, frustration, and guilt. Most of these parents have tried everything - reasoning, behavior modification, therapy, medication - but to no avail. They wonder if their child is deviant or just plain bad. Ross Greene, a distinguished clinician and pioneer in this field, has worked with thousands of explosive children, and he has good news: these kids aren't bad, and neither are their parents. General adult
336 pages ; 21 cm (pbk)
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