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Bridges Out of Poverty: Strategies for Professionals and Communities

Ruby K. Payne PhD, Philip E. Devol, & Terie Dreussi Smith

Bridges Out of Poverty is a unique and powerful tool designed specifically for social, health, and legal services professionals. Based in part on Dr. Ruby K. Payne's myth shattering A…...

Professionals, Home Studies, Need for Connections, Transitions Considerations

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Strategies for Working With Adult Adolescents

Debbie Riley & Sara Eggleston

Led by adoption specialists with more than 25 years of providing clinical services to adolescents, this session will help social workers, mental health professionals, and child welfare workers understand the…...

Professionals, Adoption Issues, Home Studies, Transitions Considerations

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Social Work With Children

Florence Lieberman, DSW

An indispensable text for providing social workers and related mental health professionals with the essential knowledge required for the proper understanding and care of children. Viewing the maturation process from…...

Professionals, Adoption Issues, Home Studies, Transitions Considerations

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Safety First: Dealing With the Daily Challenges of Child Welfare Summary

Annie E. Casey Foundation

This publication is a Summary of Safety First Dealing With the Daily Challenges of Child Welfare. This overview talks about what should be considered for the safety of children by…...

Professionals, Home Studies, Need for Connections

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Safety First: Dealing With the Daily Challenges of Child Welfare

Annie E. Casey Foundation

This publication is part of the Family to Family Tools for Rebuilding Foster Care, Part One, Building Support for Child Welfare's Frontline Workers. The focus of this paper is to…...

Professionals, Home Studies, Need for Connections

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Permanency Meeting, The: Slaying Invisible Dragons

Boller & Frank

Presenters discuss and demonstrate how the Jewish Children's Bureau of Chicago has effectively used permanency meetings to help foster parents overcome challenges and make sound decisions about permanency for children…...

Professionals, Adoption Issues, Home Studies, Transitions Considerations

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Medical Issues for Children Adopted Internationally

Dana Johnson & Seth Pollack

This session will describe the largest medical follow-up study of international adoptees in the U.S. conducted by the Minnesota Adoption Project. How healthy is healthy? The second speaker will discuss…...

General Adoption, International Adoption, Professionals, Adoption Issues, Home Studies

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Finding Forever Families

Dave Thomas Foundation

In the United States and Canada, thousands of children are legally freed for adoption. These children are often considered unadoptable because of their age, race, physical or emotional handicap or…...

Professionals, Adoption Issues, Effects of Trauma, FASD in Adoption, Grief & Loss in the Triad, Home Studies, Need for Connections, Transitions Considerations

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Career Counseling: Applied Concepts of Life Planning

Vernon G. Zunker

This current and comprehensive text is designed to give you a solid foundation in career development principles and concepts. Vernon Zunker translates theoretical principles into practical counseling objectives, programs, and…...

Professionals, Adoption Issues, Effects of Trauma, FASD in Adoption, Grief & Loss in the Triad, Home Studies, Need for Connections, Transitions Considerations

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Adoption Resources For Mental Health Professionals

Pamela V. Grabe

This text is designed to support mental health professionals who work with a specific group of children: those who have lived in foster care, those who have moved from one…...

Professionals, Adoption Issues, Effects of Trauma, FASD in Adoption, Grief & Loss in the Triad, Home Studies, Need for Connections, Transitions Considerations

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