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Adoption and Fostering: Guides for Professionals -

Related category: Children & Young People
Related booklists: Working with Children, Adoption and Fostering: Guides for Parents and Families,

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Books are listed in order of year of publication - newest titles are at the top. There are 17 books in this booklist

  • Cover image of book A Guide to Therapeutic Child Care: What You Need to Know to Create a Healing Home by Ruth Emond, Laura Steckley and Autumn Roesch-Marsh
    A Guide to Therapeutic Child Care: What You Need to Know to Create a Healing Home - by Ruth Emond, Laura Steckley and Autumn Roesch-Marsh

    £15.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781849054010 | ISBN 10: 1849054010

    A Guide to Therapeutic Child Care provides an easy to read explanation of the secrets that lie behind good quality therapeutic child care.   It describes relevant theories, the 'invisible' psychological challenges that children will often stru ... more

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  • Cover image of book Caleb
    Caleb's Healing Story - by Kathleen A. Chara and Tasha A. Lehner, illustrated by Samantha Aburime

    £12.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781785927027 | ISBN 10: 1785927027

    An interactive story with activities to help children to overcome challenges arising from trauma, attachment issues, adoption or fostering.   Caleb invites you on a journey to learn about attachment and trauma in this interactive story and wor ... more

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  • Cover image of book Surviving and Thriving in Care and Beyond: Personal and Professional Perspectives by Sara Barratt and Wendy Lobatto
    Surviving and Thriving in Care and Beyond: Personal and Professional Perspectives - by Sara Barratt and Wendy Lobatto

    £29.99   paperback   (2016) - ISBN 13: 9781782203018 | ISBN 10: 178220301x

    This is a book about children who have to grow up apart from their biological parents, the impact of this on their lives and on those who look after them, and how we can respond to the challenges this poses in order that they can grow and develop in ... more

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  • Cover image of book Games and Activities for Attaching with Your Child by Deborah D. Gray and Megan Clarke
    Games and Activities for Attaching with Your Child - by Deborah D. Gray and Megan Clarke

    £12.99   paperback   (2015) - ISBN 13: 9781849057950 | ISBN 10: 1849057958

    Packed full of great ideas for fun games and activities, this book encourages positive attachments between a parent or carer and their child.   When it comes to choosing the best games to play with children who have difficulties attaching, it ... more

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  • Cover image of book Oli and the Pink Bicycle by Catherine Jackson
    Oli and the Pink Bicycle - by Catherine Jackson

    £6.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781910039090 | ISBN 10: 1910039098

    It’s Oli’s seventh birthday – the first one since her new mamma and papa adopted her – and she’s really excited about the present she has been promised. A pink bicycle! But Oli’s special day doesn’t go to plan and she is so angry that s ... more

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  • Cover image of book Sam
    Sam's Trouble with Words - by Lorna Miles

    £6.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781910039083 | ISBN 10: 191003908x

    Sam has a secret and he doesn’t want anyone to find out what it is. He has trouble reading, writing and spelling and is worried that his new foster family will not want him to stay if they find out. With the help of his carers, teachers and social ... more

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  • Cover image of book Why Can
    Why Can't I Be Good? - by Hedi Argent, illustrated by Rachel Fuller

    £6.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781910039076 | ISBN 10: 1910039071

    Hanna really wanted to be good. Every morning she promised herself that she would be good all day. But somehow it never worked out that way. By the time she is seven Hanna is very badly behaved, but she wants to change. She is fed up with people tell ... more

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  • Cover image of book My Brother Booh Has ADHD by Susan Yarney
    My Brother Booh Has ADHD - by Susan Yarney

    £6.95   paperback   (2014) - ISBN 13: 9781910039069 | ISBN 10: 1910039063

    Toby and his identical twin brother Booh were adopted when they were tiny babies. They look so alike that sometimes people can’t tell them apart. But there is one very big difference between them. Booh is always getting into trouble: upsetting othe ... more

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  • Cover image of book Inside Transracial Adoption by Beth Hall and Gail Steinberg
    Inside Transracial Adoption - by Beth Hall and Gail Steinberg

    £15.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781849059053 | ISBN 10: 1849059055

    Is transracial adoption a positive choice for kids? How can children gain their new families without losing their birth heritage? How can parents best support their children after placement?   Inside Transracial Adoption is an authoritative ... more

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  • Cover image of book Life Story Work with Children Who are Fostered or Adopted: Creative Ideas and Activities by Katie Wrench and Lesley Naylor
    Life Story Work with Children Who are Fostered or Adopted: Creative Ideas and Activities - by Katie Wrench and Lesley Naylor

    £14.99   paperback   (2013) - ISBN 13: 9781849053433 | ISBN 10: 184905343x

    Life story work is one of the key therapeutic approaches to working with adopted or fostered children. While it sounds simple, there is much more to this work than producing photo albums or memory boxes for children.   This accessible book is ... more

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  • Cover image of book Holding on and Hanging in by Lorna Miles
    Holding on and Hanging in - by Lorna Miles

    £8.95   paperback   (2010) - ISBN 13: 9781905664788 | ISBN 10: 1905664788

    "This one story brings the theories, research, professional conferences and trainings to life. And makes all the effort worthwhile."(Dan Hughes PH.D, clinical psychologist and author of Building the Bonds of Attachment) This compelling story t ... more

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  • Cover image of book Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child by Nancy Newton Verrier
    Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child - by Nancy Newton Verrier

    £14.95   paperback   (2009) - ISBN 13: 9781905664764 | ISBN 10: 1905664761

    Since its original publication in 1993, The Primal Wound has become a classic in adoption literature and is considered the adoptees’ “bible”. It is a “must read” for adopted people, adoptive families, birth parents and adoption professional ... more

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  • Cover image of book Understanding Looked After Children: An Introduction to Psychology for Foster Care by Jeune Guishard-Pine, Suzanne McCall and Lloyd Hamilton
    Understanding Looked After Children: An Introduction to Psychology for Foster Care - by Jeune Guishard-Pine, Suzanne McCall and Lloyd Hamilton

    £14.99   paperback   (2007) - ISBN 13: 9781843103707 | ISBN 10: 1843103702

    Understanding Looked After Children is an accessible guide to understanding the mental health needs of children in foster care and the role of foster carers and support networks in helping these children. The authors provide foster carers with an ins ... more

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  • Cover image of book Loving and Living with Traumatised Children: Refections by Adoptive Parents by Megan Hirst
    Loving and Living with Traumatised Children: Refections by Adoptive Parents - by Megan Hirst

    £7.50   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781903699676 | ISBN 10: 1903699673

    This is the story of a group of nine adoptive parents who came together for mutual support to look at the effects on themselves of living with traumatised children. They based their task on a form of research known as co-operative inquiry. The group ... more

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  • Cover image of book One of the Family; A Handbook for Kinship Carers by Hedi Argent
    One of the Family; A Handbook for Kinship Carers - by Hedi Argent

    £6.50   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781903699805 | ISBN 10: 1903699800

    This handbook aims to give families and friend who are kinship carers, or may become kinship carers, information about the choices they can make, the assessment process, the legal frmaework, the child care system, the support they can expect and the ... more

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  • Cover image of book Looking After Our Own; The Stories of Black and Asian Adopters by Hope Massiah (Ed)
    Looking After Our Own; The Stories of Black and Asian Adopters - by Hope Massiah (Ed)

    £9.95   paperback   (2005) - ISBN 13: 9781903699706 | ISBN 10: 1903699703

    Essential reading for anyone considering adopting a child, especially those from minority ethnic communities and for social services professionals concerned to recruit and retain black adopters. ... more

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  • Cover image of book Lesbian and Gay Fostering and Adoption: Extraordinary Yet Ordinary by Edited by Stephen Hicks and Janet McDermott
    Lesbian and Gay Fostering and Adoption: Extraordinary Yet Ordinary - by Edited by Stephen Hicks and Janet McDermott

    £25.00   paperback   (1998) - ISBN 13: 9781853026003 | ISBN 10: 185302600x

    "A book written by lesbians and gay men, concerned exclusively with fostering and adoption, produced here and not in the US, is a very rare treasure! This book is immensely readable. It tells openly and honestly how it is, without resorting to jargon ... more

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