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Adoption, fostering and parenting

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  1. The Views and Experiences of Disabled Children and Their Siblings

    The Views and Experiences of Disabled Children and Their Siblings

    A Positive Outlook

    Clare Connors and Kirsten Stalker

    Drawing on one-to-one conversations with disabled children and follow-up interviews with their families, this volume takes an in-depth look at the effects of disability on disabled children. Informed by the social model of disability, the authors identify and draw out the implications of their findings for social work and health services. Learn More
    2002, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 208pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-127-7
    2002, Ebook, PDF, 208pp, $42.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-367-3
  2.  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, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 336pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-021-8
    2003, Ebook, ePUB, 336pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-387-1
  3.  Looking for Oliver

    Looking for Oliver

    A Mother's Search for the Son She Gave Up for Adoption

    Marianne Hancock

    Vividly recalling the stigma of her schoolgirl pregnancy and the pain of her separation from the baby, this absorbing and illuminating story follows Emma's search for Oliver, her adopted son. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 224pp, $32.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-142-0
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 224pp, $32.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-642-1
  4.  School Phobia, Panic Attacks and Anxiety in Children

    School Phobia, Panic Attacks and Anxiety in Children

    Márianna Csóti

    Csóti shows how parents and professionals can help children aged 5 - 16 move away from the negative thoughts and behaviour that contribute to school phobia. She tackles specific problems of bullying, separation anxiety and panic attacks, and provides information on current therapies and medication, and what to do if the child regresses. Learn More
    2003, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 272pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-091-1
    2003, Ebook, ePUB, 272pp, $39.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-414-4
  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 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 272pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-724-8
    2003, Ebook, PDF, 272pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-425-0
  6.  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, 9.37in x 6.69in / 238mm x 170mm, 140pp, $34.95
    ISBN: 9781904659006
  7.  Foster Carers

    Foster Carers

    Why They Stay and Why They Leave

    Ian Sinclair, Ian Gibbs and Kate Wilson

    Foster carers look after two-thirds of the children cared for by English local authorities at any one time. The recruitment and retention of these carers is one of these authorities' central concerns. Against this background, this book examines the joys and strains of fostering, the support carers want and need, and the reasons why they foster. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 192pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-172-7
    2004, Ebook, PDF, 192pp, $36.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-066-5
  8.  David's Secret Soccer Goals

    David's Secret Soccer Goals

    Caroline Levine

    David's Secret Soccer Goals is a warm and sensitive look inside the mind of a boy with bed wetting problems. It delicately highlights the fears and worries that a child in this position can go through, whilst also giving practical advice on how to deal positively with the situation. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 8.50in x 5.43in / 216mm x 138mm, 40pp, $13.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-772-9
    2004, Ebook, PDF, 40pp, $13.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-034-4
  9.  Understanding Your One-Year-Old

    Understanding Your One-Year-Old

    Sarah Gustavus Jones

    Acknowledging the crucial role of relationships and parenting, Sarah Gustavus Jones offers guidance and reassurance in this sensitive exploration of the issues central to your child's developing physical and emotional needs. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 80pp, $15.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-241-0
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 80pp, $15.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-018-4
  10.  Understanding Your Baby

    Understanding Your Baby

    Sophie Boswell

    This book takes the reader through the entire first year of a baby's life, anticipating parents' questions and covering topics ranging from parental feelings during pregnancy to a 10-month-old's sociability and deepening relationships. Learn More
    2004, Paperback / softback, 9.21in x 6.14in / 234mm x 156mm, 80pp, $15.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84310-242-7
    2004, Ebook, ePUB, 80pp, $15.95
    ISBN: 978-1-84642-441-0

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