Adopting the Hurt Child: Hope for Families with Special-needs Kids : a Guide for Parents and Professionals

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Pinon Press, 1995 - Older child adoption - 239 pages
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Few families wishing to adopt are able to bring home a happy and healthy infant, for most adoptions today involve emotionally wounded, older children. Presenting a comprehensive picture of all aspects of adoption, this is a beneficial guide that integrates social and psychological issues with other issues that interrupt adopted children's normal development.

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Good book, lots of good info and therapy options. One point of view, but presented well. Read full review

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Good book, lots of good info and therapy options. One point of view, but presented well. Read full review

Contents

SOCIETYS CHILDREN
9
The Old the New the FEELINGS
119
A CALL TO ACTION
203
Copyright

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About the author (1995)

Gregory C. Keck, PhD, founded the Attachment and Bonding Center of Ohio, which specializes in treating children and adolescents who have experienced trauma and developmental interruptions. Dr. Keck has extensive experience in the fields of attachment, adoption, and adolescence. He has taught at both undergraduate and graduate levels at a number of universities and has presented to parent and professional groups both nationally and internationally.As an adoptive parent of two sons who were adopted during adolescence, Dr. Keck combines clinical expertise and personal experience to share with his readers. He is the coauthor of Adopting the Hurt Child and Parenting the Hurt Child.

Regina M. Kupecky LSW has Masters Degree from John Carroll University. She has worked in the field of adoption for over thirty years. She currently works with children with attachment disorder and their families at The Attachment and Bonding Center of Ohio (www.abcofohio.net) and conducts training nationally and internationally on many adoption and attachment-related topics. Regina is the co-author with Dr. Gregory C. Keck of the bestselling books Adopting the Hurt Child and Parenting the Hurt Child.

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