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Child's Journey Through Placement

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ISBN-10: 1849058989

ISBN-13: 9781849058988

Edition: 2012

Authors: Vera I. Fahlberg

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Description:

Children who are cared for in an out of home placement are in need of support and stability. This text offers information and advice for professionals and carers on how to help these children, who will often have attachment difficulties.
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Book details

List price: $18.99
Copyright year: 2012
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers
Publication date: 2/15/2012
Binding: Paperback
Pages: 432
Size: 7.25" wide x 10.00" long x 1.00" tall
Weight: 1.672
Language: English

Introduction
Attachment and Bonding
The Importance of Attachment
The Development of Attachment between Parent and Child
Assessing Attachment
Identifying Attachment Problems
Promoting New Attachments for Children in Care
Child Development
The First Year of Life
The Toddler Years
The Preschool Years
The Ages Six through Ten
Adolescence
Special Developmental Issues
Separation and Loss
Factors Influencing the Reaction to Separation
The Grief Process
How Unresolved Separations May Interfere with New Attachments
Minimizing the Trauma of Moves
Overall Strategies for Minimizing the Trauma of Moves
When Children Enter Interim Care
The Foster Family's Role When the Child Leaves their Home
Return to the Birth Parents
Moving a Child to Adoption
Leaving the System by Emancipation
Case Planning
Working with Birth Parents
Assessment
Treatment Planning
Special Issues
Behavior Problems
Principles of Behavior Management
Selecting an Approach to Behavior Management
Managin Behavior that Reflects Attachment Problems
Children with Learning Problems
Direct Work with Children
The Scope of Direct Work
Communicating with Children
Additional Communication Tools
The Lifebook
Postscript
Glossary
Bibliography by Chapter
Bibliography
Index