Welcoming a New
Brother or Sister through Adoption:
From Navigating New Relationships to Loving Families


 

 

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The Series: Why Love Isn’t Enough



       
 


Facilitating Attachment



50 Wonderful Songs About Love, Family and Adoption          
Ensuring the Attachment of Newly Arrived Infants          
         
Nurture: The Ring that Holds the Keys

Nurture: The Ring that Holds the Keys          
Nurture and the Sexually Abused or Aggressive Adoptee          
Psychological “Fit”: A Place Where Parents, Brothers,
Sisters and the Adoptee Must Come Together


Psychological “Fit”: A Place Where Parents, Brothers,
Sisters and the Adoptee Must Come Together
         
The Eyes Have It: Learning to Look at Others Enhances Self-Esteem The Eyes Have It: Learning to Look at Others Enhances Self-Esteem          
Theraplay:  Enhancing Attachment, Building Trust, Having Fun Theraplay:  Enhancing Attachment, Building Trust, Having Fun          
To Laugh or Not to Laugh:
Humor and Adoptive Families


To Laugh or Not to Laugh:
Humor and Adoptive Families
         
What is Attachment? A Secure Attachment:
The “Blueprint” for All Subsequent Relationships

What is Attachment? A Secure Attachment:
The “Blueprint” for All Subsequent Relationships
         
We are Family: The Importance of Claiming to
Enhance Attachment in Adoptive Families



         
         
Adjusting Expectations Pre- and Post-Adoption                
I Don't Want to Deal with Birth Parents:
A Preadoptive Expectation


         
Maybe When I'm 25, I'll be Grateful Maybe When I'm 25, I'll be Grateful          
My Spouse or Partner Wants to Adopt:
The Dragee vs. Dragger Syndrome


My Spouse or Partner Wants to Adopt:
The Dragee vs. Dragger Syndrome
         
The Development of Realistic Expectations
Pre-Adoption: Myth or Actuality?
The Development of Realistic Expectations
Pre-Adoption: Myth or Actuality?
         

Adolescent Adoptees


       
       

        Adoption - Competent Mental Health Services



       

Parents Belong in Their Children’s Therapy!

Parents Belong in Their Children’s Therapy!

       

The Plant: A Perspective for Professionals

The Plant: A Perspective for Professionals

       
       

Adoption Resources
  


       
       
       
       
       
       

Adoption and School Issues

Homework or Monopoly?: Time, Energy and Priorities

 
 

A Bit About the Brain


 
 
 
 
 
 


Disruption and Dissolution of Adoptions




Enhancing Fun and Play in Adoptive Families



   
   
   
 

Fathers and Adoption



     
     
     
 

Grief and Loss Issues
     
     
 

        Issues for Adoption Professionals



   
     
     
 


   
 

Managing Challenging Behaviors
 
 
 
 
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   
   

Think,, Think,, Think!:
Teaching Kids to Think for Themselves


   
   
Moving Children with Sensitivity


   
   

Parental Self-Care/Parent Issues

Pre Adoption Issues



Adopting Sibling Groups: Is the Youngest of the Group the Least Traumatized???

Adopting Sibling Groups: Is the Youngest of the Group the Least Traumatized???

Talking to Kids About Adoption



     
     

Transcultural and Transracial Adoption Issues



     
     
     
     
     

Trauma and The Impact of Trauma on Child Development



 
     
 
“How Full is Your Bucket?”:
Reciprocity and the Traumatized Adoptee
 
     
     
     
     
     
     

Typically Developing Children: Helping Brothers and Sisters Cope



 
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     

 

 

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