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  • The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting by Sarah Naish
    The A-Z of Therapeutic Parenting (English, Paperback) Sarah Naish

    Parents of children with attachment difficulties, or who have experienced childhood trauma, need to parent differently to meet their child's specific needs and help them start to make sense of the world. This book is everything you need in order to therapeutically parent, with an easy to apply model of intervention, and an A-Z of practical advice.

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  • A Boy Without Hope by Casey Watson
    A Boy Without Hope (English, Paperback) Casey Watson

    A BOY WITHOUT HOPE is the heart-breaking story of a boy who didn't know the meaning of love. A history of abuse and neglect has left Miller destined for life's scrap heap. But in this turbulent story of conflict and struggle, Casey Watson is determined to help Miller overcome his demons, show him love and give him hope.

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  • A Song for Bridget by Phyllis Whitsell
    A Song for Bridget (English, Paperback) Phyllis Whitsell, Cathryn Kemp

    Based on the real life of Bridget Mary Larkin, aka Tipperary Mary. Set in 1950s Ireland, we follow the traumatic story of a young girl torn from the love of her life and beaten and raped by her own brother. When her daughter, Phyllis, is born she is forced to give her up. But will she reunite with her true love again...?

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  • Attachment in Common Sense and Doodles by Miriam Silver
    Attachment in Common Sense and Doodles (English, Paperback) Miriam Silver

    An informal introduction to attachment and what it means for understanding and helping children who have experienced trauma, neglect or abuse. Doodles featuring throughout the book bring the ideas to life - ideal for parents or professionals caring for fostered, adopted and looked after children.

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  • Creating Loving Attachments by Kim S. Golding
    Creating Loving Attachments (English, Paperback) Kim S. Golding, Daniel A. Hughes

    Troubled children need special parenting to build attachments and heal from trauma. This book provides a parenting model that parents and carers can follow to incorporate love, play, acceptance, curiosity and empathy into their parenting. These elements are vital to a child's development and will help children to feel confident, secure and happy.

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  • A Short Introduction to Attachment and Attachment Disorder, Second Edition by Colby Pearce
    A Short Introduction to Attachment and Attachment Disorder, Second Edition (English, Paperback) Colby Pearce

    Short and accessible, it explains what attachment means and how to recognise attachment disorder in children. It offers practical advice and strategies which parents and professionals can use with children affected by an attachment disorder. This second edition includes the revised DSM-5 criteria.

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  • The Simple Guide to Understanding Shame in Children by Betsy de de Thierry
    The Simple Guide to Understanding Shame in Children (English, Paperback) Betsy de de Thierry, Emma Reeves

    Full of helpful information and advice, this is the perfect introduction for any adult caring for or working with a child who has experienced shame. It explains what shame is, how it affects children and what adults can do to help them overcome it.

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  • I Wished for You by Sourcebooks, Inc.
    I Wished for You (English, Hardback) Sourcebooks, Inc.

    Cherish every step. Remember every chapter. Love every moment....

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  • Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder by Maria Catterick
    Understanding Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (English, Paperback) Maria Catterick, Liam Curran

    This is the essential guide to FASD - the most common non-genetic learning disability, which is caused by alcohol consumption during pregnancy. It explains how FASD affects individuals at different stages of their lives, how you can identify it, and gives advice on how to support children, young people and adults with FASD.

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  • Understanding Attachment and Attachment Disorders by Vivien Prior
    Understanding Attachment and Attachment Disorders (English, Paperback) Vivien Prior, Danya Glaser

    This book offers a thorough examination and discussion of the evidence on attachment, its influence on development, and attachment disorders. Summarising the existing knowledge base in accessible language, this is a comprehensive reference book for professionals including social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists, teachers, and researchers.

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  • Life Story Work with Children Who are Fostered or Adopted by Katie Wrench
    Life Story Work with Children Who are Fostered or Adopted (English, Paperback) Katie Wrench, Lesley Naylor

    This is an accessible book full of tested techniques and creative ideas for professionals who may have little time and few resources, but who need to carry out life story work that works. The author describes the conditions needed to carry out life story work and feature activities to accompany the different stages covered.

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  • No Matter What by Sally Donovan
    No Matter What (English, Paperback) Sally Donovan

    No Matter What is the uplifting true story of an ordinary couple's journey from a diagnosis of infertility to their decision to adopt two children who suffered abuse in their early life. By turns heart-rending, inspiring and hilarious, Sally and Rob's story offers a rare insight into the world of adoptive parents.

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  • The Unofficial Guide to Adoptive Parenting by Sally Donovan
    The Unofficial Guide to Adoptive Parenting (English, Paperback) Sally Donovan, Vivien Norris

    Witty and compassionate, this is a savvy adoptive parenting guide like no other, written by award-winning columnist and adoptive parent Sally Donovan.

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  • Reparenting the Child Who Hurts by Caroline Archer
    Reparenting the Child Who Hurts (English, Paperback) Caroline Archer, Christine Gordon

    An accessible guide to help foster and adoptive parents understand the neurobiological issues that affect children who have experienced early trauma. It demystifies the science behind child trauma, explains why conventional parenting won't work for these children and provides grounded advice on what will, addressing common parenting dilemmas.

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  • A Song for Bridget by Phyllis Whitsell
    A Song for Bridget (English, Hardback) Phyllis Whitsell, Cathryn Kemp

    Based on the real life of Bridget Mary Larkin, aka Tipperary Mary. Set in 1950s Ireland, we follow the traumatic story of a young girl torn from the love of her life and beaten and raped by her own brother. When her daughter, Phyllis, is born she is forced to give her up. But will she reunite with her true love again...?

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  • Too Scared To Cry by Maggie Hartley
    Too Scared To Cry (English, Paperback) Maggie Hartley

    A collection of true stories from the Sunday Times bestselling foster carer Maggie Hartley. Contains TOO SCARED TO CRY, THE GIRL NO ONE WANTED and A FAMILY FOR CHRISTMAS.

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  • Life Story Books for Adopted and Fostered Children, Second Edition by Joy Rees
    Life Story Books for Adopted and Fostered Children, Second Edition (English, Paperback) Joy Rees

    This concise book shows a family-friendly way to compile a Life Story Book which promotes a sense of permanency for the child, and encourages attachments. Joy Rees' innovative model works chronologically backwards rather than forwards to reinforce the child's sense of security within adoption, fostering, kinship care and special guardianship.

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  • My Secret Sister by Jenny Lee Smith
    My Secret Sister (Paperback) Jenny Lee Smith, Helen Edwards

    The powerful story of two sisters separated at birth, one abused and one loved, and their search to understand their past.

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  • Dani's Story by Diane Lierow
    Dani's Story (English, Paperback) Diane Lierow, Bernie Lierow

    Dani was so severely neglected by her birth mother that she grew up knowing only squalor. She never went to school or the doctor, and rarely glimpsed sunlight. Desperately malnourished, she couldn't talk and had never been toilet-trained. The social worker who took her into care had never heard of a case so horrific. This title tells her story.

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  • Somebody's Daughter - a moving journey of discovery, recovery and adoption by Zara Phillips
    Somebody's Daughter - a moving journey of discovery, recovery and adoption (English, Paperback) Zara Phillips

    Zara H. Phillips seemed to live a charmed life?backing singer to the stars with an incredible career here and across the Atlantic?but her smile masked a difficult childhood and the reality that she was adopted as a baby in the 1960s. Her life soon spiraled and as a teenager she suffered from drug and alcohol addiction, as she struggled to find her birth parents and her true identity. Somebody's...

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