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Developing Adoption Support and Therapy : New Approaches for Practice - Barry Luckock

Developing Adoption Support and Therapy

New Approaches for Practice


Published: 20th July 2004
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This book explores the challenges of adoption and how best to support families coping with these demands. Angie Hart and Barry Luckock draw together adoptive parents' experiences, professional practice and empirical research to provide an integrative account of adoption support services.

Adoption today -- Understanding adoptive childhood and family life : family practices and narratives as the context for adoptive support -- Adoption support : the legal and organisational framework for practice -- "Someone there for us" : the adoption support services adviser in context -- Facilitating "good enough" adoptive parenting through formal therapeutic interventions -- "Holding multiple families in mind" : enabling open communication and adoptive kinship -- Developing communities of adoptive practice.

ISBN: 9781846420214
ISBN-10: 1846420210
Format: PDF
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 196
Published: 20th July 2004
Publisher: Jessica Kingsley Publishers