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  1. Permanent Family Placement for Children of Minority Ethnic Origin

    Permanent Family Placement for Children of Minority Ethnic Origin

    June Thoburn, Liz Norford and Stephen Parvez Rashid

    This book is based on the life accounts of 244 children of minority ethnic origin who were placed with predominantly white foster carers and adopters. The book provides a most interesting overview of the decision-making and planning processes that shape the placement in care of children of minority ethnic origin in the UK. Learn More
    2000, 224pp
  2. The Dynamics of Adoption

    The Dynamics of Adoption

    Social and Personal Perspectives

    Amal Treacher and Ilan Katz

    Documenting experiences representative of all those involved in the adoption process - adoptee, adoptive and birth parent and professional, and informed by psychoanalytic and social and cultural theory perspectives, this important addition to the literature on adoption highlights a new dimension in social policy and personal accounts in this field. Learn More
    2000, 240pp
  3. Birth Fathers and their Adoption Experiences

    Birth Fathers and their Adoption Experiences

    Gary Clapton

    Written in an accessible style with insights into adoption and social work practice past and present, Birth Fathers and their Adoption Experiences offers a vital new perspective on understanding the causes and consequences of adoption, and makes positive suggestions for working with those whom it affects. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.47in / 216mm x 139mm, 240pp, CA$54.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-012-6
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 240pp, CA$54.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-363-5
  4. Trauma, Attachment and Family Permanence

    Trauma, Attachment and Family Permanence

    Fear Can Stop You Loving

    Edited by Caroline Archer and Alan Burnell

    Fostered and adopted children can present major challenges resulting from unresolved attachment issues and early traumatic experiences. This book provides a variety of complementary perspectives on the needs of these children and their families, focusing on ways of integrating attachment theory and developmental psychology into effective practice. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.22in / 233mm x 158mm, 336pp, CA$48.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-021-8
    2003, Ebook, ePUB, 336pp, CA$48.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-387-1
  5. Birth of an Adoptive, Foster or Stepmother

    Birth of an Adoptive, Foster or Stepmother

    Beyond Biological Mothering Attachments

    Barbara Waterman

    Adoptive, foster and stepmothers, like biological mothers, find their lives completely changed by motherhood although they are not always granted the rights and privileges accorded to those who give birth. Barbara Waterman explores the common experiences that are shared by all those who enter the motherhood portal. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.26in / 234mm x 159mm, 272pp, CA$48.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-724-8
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 272pp, CA$48.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-425-0
  6. Third Party Assisted Conception Across Cultures

    Third Party Assisted Conception Across Cultures

    Social, Legal and Ethical Perspectives

    Edited by Eric Blyth and Ruth Landau

    This is a comprehensive guide to the place of third party assisted conception within health care provision, drawing on ethical and religious standpoints as well as political and economic factors. Blyth and Landau have brought together contributors to consider the social, legal and ethical aspects of assisted conception in thirteen countries. Learn More
    2003, Hardback, 9.49in x 6.30in / 241mm x 160mm, 288pp, CA$134.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-085-0
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.22in / 232mm x 158mm, 288pp, CA$50.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-084-3
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 288pp, CA$50.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-434-2
  7. What Works in Adoption and Foster Care?

    What Works in Adoption and Foster Care?

    Clive Sellick, June Thoburn and Terry Philpot

    This book reviews changes in policy and practice and will assist managers and practitioners in family and childcare social work to make decisions based on sound evidence about where to place children and what sort of practice is likely to bring about the desired outcomes for children, birth relatives, foster carers and the adoptive family. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.65in x 7.40in / 245mm x 188mm, 140pp, CA$48.95
    ISBN: 9781904659006
  8. Developing Adoption Support and Therapy

    Developing Adoption Support and Therapy

    New Approaches for Practice

    Angie Hart and Barry Luckock

    This book explores the challenges of adoption and how best to support families coping with these demands. Angie Hart and Barry Luckock draw together adoptive parents' experiences, professional practice and empirical research to provide an integrative account of adoption support services. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.17in x 6.26in / 233mm x 159mm, 224pp, CA$59.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-146-8
    2004, Ebook, PDF, 196pp, CA$59.00
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-021-4
  9. The Child's Own Story

    The Child's Own Story

    Life Story Work with Traumatized Children

    Richard Rose and Terry Philpot

    The authors explain the concepts of attachment, separation, loss and identity, using these contexts to describe how to use techniques such as family trees, wallpaper work, and eco- and geno-scaling. They offer guidance on interviewing relatives and carers, and how to gain access to key documentation, including social workers' case files. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.13in x 6.06in / 232mm x 154mm, 160pp, CA$41.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-287-8
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 160pp, CA$41.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-056-6
  10. A Safe Place for Caleb

    A Safe Place for Caleb

    An Interactive Book for Kids, Teens and Adults with Issues of Attachment, Grief, Loss or Early Trauma

    Kathleen A. Chara and Paul J. Chara, Jr., illustrated by J.M. Berns

    The book is aimed to help people who are dealing with attachment problems and aid understanding into such conditions. It follows the experience of a young boy , Caleb, as he encounters difficulties forming and sustaining healthy relationships and presents a summary of current scientific thought on attachment styles and disorders. Learn More
    2005, Paperback / softback, 9.65in x 6.81in / 245mm x 173mm, 128pp, CA$34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-799-6
    2005, Ebook, ePUB, 128pp, CA$34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-143-3

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