by Rachel Staff - £13.99 Jessica Kingsley Publishers (2015)
paperback ISBN 13: 9781849056045 | ISBN 10: 1849056048
How can adoptive parents and their teenagers navigate the challenges of the adolescent years?
Full of valuable, grounded advice, this guide will help parents to understand the impact of early trauma on a child's development and the specific nature of the changes that occur during adolescence. With tips for coping with common problems, it combines first-hand accounts from professionals, parents and teenagers themselves. It also covers essential topics such as: family and peer relationships, developing healthy intimate relationships, emerging identity issues, and contacting birth family.
Accessible and honest, Parenting Adopted Teenagers is an invaluable resource for adoptive parents as well as professionals working with them.
(Price & availability last checked: February 2017)
In booklists: Parenting Young Adults, Adoption and Fostering: Guides for Parents and Families, In categories: Children & Young People,