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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Review: Adopting the Hurt Child: Hope for Families With Special-Needs Kids : A Guide for Parents and Professionals

User Review  - Logan Liptak - Goodreads

This book has given such insight and I feel is further preparing us for adopting. I'm at the point where they are giving many different techniques, I've made many notes. Love this book. Will be using this as a reference throughout I think. Read full review

Review: Adopting the Hurt Child: Hope for Families With Special-Needs Kids : A Guide for Parents and Professionals

User Review  - Julee - Goodreads

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.

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