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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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Whale Done! The Power of Positive Relationships

Ken Blanchard, Thad Lacinak, Chuck Tompkins, and Jim Ballard

A compendium of straightforward techniques on how to accentuate the positive and redirect the negative, increasing productivity at work and at home.
What do your people at work and…...

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

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One Minute Apology, The

Ken Blanchard and Margret McBride

With his phenomenal bestsellers The One Minute Manager and Raving Fans, Ken Blanchard changed the way we approach management, leadership, and customer service. Now Blanchard, along with coauthor Margret McBride, presents a concept that,…...

Parenting, Grief & Loss, Parenting Teens, General Adoption, Growing Up Adopted, Search and Reunion, Professionals, Adoption Issues

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Heart of a Leader, The

Ken Blanchard

Ken Blanchard is one of America's best-known leadership and business experts. And now he helps you understand and experience the art of influence by revealing the greatest life and leadership…...

Parenting, Discipline, School Challenges, General Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Growing Up Adopted, International Adoption, Openness in Adoption, Relative Adoption, Search and Reunion, Transracial Adoption

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Giving, The

Mary Durnin Firth

This emotionally powerful documentary chronicles the difficult journeys of six women from the time they learn of their pregnancy to the signing of adoption papers. The Giving explores how and why these…...

General Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Growing Up Adopted, International Adoption, Openness in Adoption, Relative Adoption, Search and Reunion, Transracial Adoption

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Facing Up to Facebook: A Survival Guide for Adoptive Families

Eileen Fursland

Facing up to Facebook examines the challenges faced by all parties involved in contact after adoption and looks at how adoptive parents can help children satisfy their need to know about…...

Parenting, Discipline, Parenting Teens, General Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Growing Up Adopted, International Adoption, Openness in Adoption, Relative Adoption, Search and Reunion

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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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Selected Adoption-Related Documents

National Adoption Information Clearinghouse

CD-ROM including fact sheets, legal resrouces, resources lists, and reports. Documents are presented in MS Word and PDF format. A free copy of the Adobe Acrobat Reader can be downloaded…...

General Adoption, Domestic Adoption, Foster Care Adoption, Growing Up Adopted, International Adoption, Openness in Adoption, Relative Adoption, Search and Reunion, Transracial Adoption

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