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Title The connected child : bring hope and healing to your adoptive family / Karyn Brand Purvis, David R. Cross, Wendy Lyons Sunshine.
Author Purvis, Karyn B. (Karyn Brand)
Imprint New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2007.
Description 1 online resource.
text file rda
Call # eBOOK
Series McGraw Hill professional
McGraw Hill professional.
Note Title from PDF title page (viewed Oct. 23, 2007).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (pages 235-258) and index.
Contents Beginning where your child began -- Solving the puzzle of difficult behavior -- Providing an atmosphere of "felt safety" -- Teaching life values -- You are the boss: handling aggression -- Nurturing at every opportunity -- Enhancing success through proactive strategies -- The magic of healthy brain chemistry and nutrition -- When all else fails: the home program -- Handling setbacks -- Healing yourself so you can heal your child.
Summary "An extremely useful parenting handbook... truly outstanding ... strongly recommended." —Library Journal (starred review) "A tremendous resource for parents and professionals alike." —Thomas Atwood, president and CEO, National Council for Adoption The adoption of a child is always a joyous moment in the life of a family. Some adoptions, though, present unique challenges. Welcoming these children into your family—and addressing their special needs—requires care, consideration, and compassion. Written by two research psychologists specializing in adoption and attachment, The Connected Child will help you:Build bonds of affection and trust with your adopted childEffectively deal with any learning or behavioral disordersDiscipline your child with love without making him or her feel threatened "A must-read not only for adoptive parents, but for all families striving to correct and connect with their children." —Carol S. Kranowitz, author of The Out-of-Sync Child "Drs. Purvis and Cross have thrown a life preserver not only to those just entering uncharted waters, but also to those struggling to stay afloat." —Kathleen E. Morris, editor of S. I. Focus magazine "Truly an exceptional, innovative work . . . compassionate, accessible, and founded on a breadth of scientific knowledge and clinical expertise." —Susan Livingston Smith, program director, Evan B. Donaldson Adoption Institute "The Connected Child is the literary equivalent of an airline oxygen mask and instructions: place the mask over your own face first, then over the nose of your child. This book first assists the parent, saying, in effect, 'Calm down, you're not the first mom or dad in the world to face this hurdle, breathe deeply, then follow these simple steps.' The sense of not facing these issues alone—the relief that your child's behavior is not off the charts—is hugely comforting. Other children have behaved this way; other parents have responded thusly; welcome to the community of therapeutic and joyful adoptive families." —Melissa Fay Greene, author of There is No Me Without You: One Woman's Odyssey to Rescue Africa's Children.
Subject Adopted children -- Psychology.
Adopted children -- Mental health.
Adopted children -- Family relationships.
Adoptive parents -- Psychology.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Adoption & Fostering.
Adopted children -- Family relationships. (OCoLC)fst00797054
Adopted children -- Mental health. (OCoLC)fst00797059
Adopted children -- Psychology. (OCoLC)fst00797061
Adoptive parents -- Psychology. (OCoLC)fst00797134
Parenting. (OCoLC)fst01053407
Family & Relationships.
Genre Electronic books.
Addl. Author Cross, David R.
Sunshine, Wendy Lyons.
OverDrive, Inc., distributor.
Related To Print version: Purvis, Karyn B. (Karyn Brand). Connected child. New York : McGraw-Hill, ©2007 (DLC) 2006038283
ISBN 9780071509268 (electronic bk.)
0071509267 (electronic bk.)

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