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Steps in My Shoes

Ron Deming

Steps in My Shoes is a true account of my journey through the foster care system and beyond. Going through four foster homes, two adoptive homes, five behavioral facilities, and…...

General Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Growing Up Adopted, Professionals, Adoption Issues, Need for Connections, Transitions Considerations

Book

Practice of Emotionally Focused Couple Therapy, The (2nd Edition)

Susan M. Johnson

Since its original publication in 1996, this volume has been a helpful guide to therapists in the practice of emotionally focused therapy. This second edition addresses the many changes in…...

Parenting, Grief & Loss, General Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Growing Up Adopted, International Adoption, Openness in Adoption, Relative Adoption, Transracial Adoption, Professionals, Adoption Issues, Grief & Loss in the Triad, Need for Connections

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Hold Me Tight

Dr. Sue Johnson

Heralded by the New York Times and Time magazine as the couple therapy with the highest rate of success, Emotionally Focused Therapy works because it views the love relationship as an attachment bond. This…...

Parenting, Grief & Loss, General Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Growing Up Adopted, International Adoption, Openness in Adoption, Relative Adoption, Search and Reunion, Transracial Adoption, Professionals, Adoption Issues, Need for Connections, Transitions Considerations, LGBTQ, Parenting LGBTQ

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Lesbian & Gay Youth: Care & Counseling

Caitlin Ryan and Donna Futterman

In addition to specific guidelines for care and for approaching such sensitive topics as sexual behavior, substance abuse, and suicide, this book also includes the first guidelines (clinical care protocols)…...

Professionals, Need for Connections, LGBTQ, Parenting LGBTQ, Youth Identity

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The Transgender Child: A Handbook for Families and Professionals

Stephanie Brill & Rachel Pepper

This comprehensive first of its kind guidebook explores the unique challenges that thousands of families face every day raising their children in every city and state. Through extensive research and…...

Professionals, Need for Connections, Transitions Considerations, LGBTQ, Parenting LGBTQ, Youth Identity

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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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Parental Methamphetamine Use and the Crisis in the Child Welfare System

U.S. Dept. of Health and Human Services

An engaging training DVD for professionals involved with the Nevada Child Welfare System....

Professionals, Adoption Issues, Effects of Trauma, FASD in Adoption, Need for Connections

DVD

Improving Outcomes for Children & Youth in Care

TCU Institute of Child Development

May 24- May 26, 2010 Texas Judicial Summit Conference With over 68,000 victims of child abuse and neglect in Texas last year, our court play a critical role in determining…...

General Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Children with Special Needs, Attachment, Trauma & Brain Development, Professionals, Effects of Trauma, Grief & Loss in the Triad, Need for Connections, Transitions Considerations

DVD

Improving Outcomes for Children in Care

TCU Institute of Child Development

May 11- May 13, 2009 Texas Judicial Summit Conference. Tragically, many children who are abused or neglected suffer long-term consequences from the early harm, and often follow a path to…...

General Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Children with Special Needs, Attachment, Trauma & Brain Development, Professionals, Effects of Trauma, Grief & Loss in the Triad, Need for Connections

DVD