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  • The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child by Nancy Verrier
    The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child (English, Paperback) $13.49 $15.00
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  • Finding Stevie by Cathy Glass
    Finding Stevie (English, Paperback)

    Finding Stevie is a dark and poignant true story that highlights the dangers lurking on online.

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  • Parenting a Child with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties by Dan Hughes
    Parenting a Child with Emotional and Behavioural Difficulties (English, Paperback)

    This book provides expert knowledge about emotional and behavioural difficulties, coupled with facts, figures and guidance presented in a straightforward and accessible style. A foster carer and adoptive parents also describe what it is like to parent an affected child, 'telling it like it is', sharing their parenting experiences and offering useful advice. This combination of expert information...

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  • Nurturing Attachments by Kim Golding
    Nurturing Attachments (English, Paperback)

    Nurturing Attachments combines the experience and wisdom of parents and carers with that of professionals to provide support and practical guidance for foster and adoptive parents looking after children with insecure attachment relationships. It gives an overview of attachment theory and a step-by-step model of parenting.

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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)

    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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  • Parenting with Theraplay (R) by Helen Rodwell
    Parenting with Theraplay (R) (English, Paperback)

    Theraplay (R) is an attachment-focused model that allows parents to build confidence in their abilities and strengthen their relationship with their child. This book provides an overview of Theraplay based ideas that can be used directly by parents. Illustrative case examples detail these ideas in action.

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  • My Secret Sister by Jenny Lee Smith
    My Secret Sister (Paperback)

    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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  • Why Can't My Child Behave? by Dr. Amber Elliott
    Why Can't My Child Behave? (English, Paperback)

    Why Can't My Child Behave? is an authoritative guide to developing empathy in dealing with children's challenging behaviour within foster or adoptive families.

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  • Improving Sensory Processing in Traumatized Children by Sarah Lloyd
    Improving Sensory Processing in Traumatized Children (English, Paperback)

    Bringing together sensory integration and a neurodevelopmental understanding of the impact of trauma on the developing brain, this book shows how parents can help their children to improve their sensory processing and become more physically and emotionally resilient.

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

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

    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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  • The Simple Guide to Child Trauma by Betsy de Thierry
    The Simple Guide to Child Trauma (English, Paperback)

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

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

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

    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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  • Everyday Parenting with Security and Love by Kim Golding
    Everyday Parenting with Security and Love (English, Paperback)

    Everyday Parenting with Security and Love offers parents and carers an introduction to caring for children who struggle to form emotional bonds. It provides an understanding of the challenges faced by these children and offers practical guidance on how to build and foster emotional connections.

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  • Home for Good by Krish Kandiah
    Home for Good (English, Paperback)

    There are thousands of children in care in the UK, in need of adoptive or foster parents, and this strong call to action from Krish Kandiah, tying in to a nationwide campaign, urges us all to find ways to help them find a real home.

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  • The Adoption Machine by Paul Jude Redmond
    The Adoption Machine (English, Paperback)

    May 2014, the Irish public woke to the horrific discovery of a mass grave containing the remains of almost 800 babies in the 'Angels' Plot' of Tuam's Mother and Baby Home. What followed would rock the last vestiges of Catholic Ireland, enrage an increasingly secularised nation, and lead to a Commission of Inquiry. In The Adoption Machine, Paul Jude Redmond, Chairperson of the Coalition of Mother...

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  • Daddy's Little Soldier by Maggie Hartley
    Daddy's Little Soldier (English, Paperback)

    Can foster carer Maggie Hartley reunite a vulnerable little boy grieving for his mummy with his ex-military father?

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  • The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself by Kara Simpson
    The Boy Who Built a Wall Around Himself (English, Hardback)

    Boy hides behind his wall because he doesn't trust people and he knows how it feels to be hurt and let down. That is until Someone Kind arrives on the other side of his wall. This colour picture book will help children aged 4-9 who have experienced trauma, loss or neglect to come to terms with their experiences and to build healthy relationships.

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  • Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children by Kim S. Golding
    Using Stories to Build Bridges with Traumatized Children (English, Paperback)

    Imaginative and practical, this guide reveals the therapeutic potential of using stories in counselling with traumatized children aged 4-16. It includes sample stories and advice on adapting them, as well as invaluable tips for planning stories and life story work, and for storymaking with children.

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