Nurturing Attachments: Supporting Children who are Fostered or Adopted
Kim S. Golding
An accessible guide for anyone concerned with the care of children.
This book combines the experience of carers and professionals to provide support and practical guidance for foster and adoptive parents looking after children with insecure attachment relationships.
Includes: An overview of attachment theory; A tried-and-tested framework for developing resilience and emotional growth; Stories of fictional children in foster care or adoptive homes illustrate the ideas and strategies described.
Offers sound advice and provides exercises for parents and children and useful tools that supervising social workers can use in support of carers and in training exercises.
An essential guide for carers, health & social care practitioners, clinical psychologists and child care professionals.
240pp paperback Jessica Kingsley Publishers