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FASD: Strategies, not Solutions

The Child and Youth Working Group

The Edmonton and Area Fetal Alcohol Network (EFAN) works to enhance the capacity of our community to prevent Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder and address FASD related issues through coordination, education,…...

Children with Special Needs, Drug Exposure & FASD, Professionals, FASD in Adoption

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All the Colors of Me

Ana M. Gomez and Sandra Paulsen

All the Colors of Me is one of the first books worldwide that embraces the goal of helping children and adolescents understand their dissociative experiences. All the Colors of Me…...

Children with Special Needs, Mental Health Diagnosis Illness

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Mother Warriors

Jenny McCarthy

Stories of hope and recovery from a nation of parents of autistic children, by the high-profile, bestselling author of Louder Than Words. When Jenny McCarthy published Louder Than Words, the…...

Children with Special Needs, Autism Spectrum Disorder

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Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control Vol. 2

Heather T. Forbes, LCSW

Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control covers in detail the effects of trauma on the body-mind and how trauma alters children's behavioral responses. The first four chapters help parents and professionals…...

Parenting, Discipline, General Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Growing Up Adopted, Children with Special Needs, Attachment

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101 Trauma-Informed Interventions

Linda A. Curran, BCPC, LPC, CACD, CCDP-D

This is the workbook that all mental health professionals wish they had at the beginning of their careers. Containing over 100 approaches to effectively deal with trauma, this workbook pulls…...

Parenting, Grief & Loss, Children with Special Needs, Trauma & Brain Development, Professionals, Effects of Trauma

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Integrative Parenting: Strategies for Raising Children Affected by Attachment Trauma

Debra Wesselmann, Cathy Schweitzer, & Stefanie Armstrong

An accompanying parent’s guide filled with effective techniques to help challenging children with traumatic pasts.

Designed as a manual to complement the clinician’s guide, this book is written for birth,…...

Parenting, Grief & Loss, General Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Children with Special Needs, Attachment, Trauma & Brain Development, Professionals, Effects of Trauma

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Integrative Team Treatment for Attachment Trauma in Children

Debra Wesselmann, Cathy Schweitzer, & Stefanie Armstrong

A practical guide to treating children suffering from early attachment trauma.

Loss of a parent, separations, abuse, neglect, or a history of a difficult foster or orphanage experience…...

Parenting, Grief & Loss, General Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Children with Special Needs, Attachment, Trauma & Brain Development, Professionals, Effects of Trauma

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Attached: The New Science of Adult Attachment and How It Can Help You Find - and Keep - Love

Amir Levine, MD, and Rachel S.F. Heller, MA

We rely on science to tell us everything from what to eat to when and how long to exercise, but what about relationships? Is there a scientific explanation for why…...

Parenting, Discipline, General Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Growing Up Adopted, International Adoption, Openness in Adoption, Relative Adoption, Search and Reunion, Transracial Adoption, Children with Special Needs, Attachment, Professionals, Adoption Issues

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Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology, and How You Can Heal

Donna Jackson Nakazawa

A groundbreaking book showing the link between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and adult illnesses such as heart disease, autoimmune disease, and cancer—Childhood Disrupted also explains how to cope with these…...

Parenting, Discipline, General Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Growing Up Adopted, International Adoption, Openness in Adoption, Relative Adoption, Search and Reunion, Transracial Adoption, Children with Special Needs, Attachment, Trauma & Brain Development, Professionals, Adoption Issues, Effects of Trauma

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