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Author Purvis, Karyn B. (Karyn Brand)

Title The connected child : bring hope and healing to your adoptive family / Karyn Brand Purvis, David R. Cross, Wendy Lyons Sunshine.

Imprint New York : McGraw-Hill, 2007.


Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe 2nd Floor Stacks  649.145 P978c 2007    ---  Available
 Pittsburg 2nd Fl Non-Fiction  649.145 Pur    ---  DUE 02-01-17 Billed
1 copy being processed for Axe Acquisitions Order.
Description xv, 264 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
text txt rdacontent
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volume nc rdacarrier
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 "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. This book will help you build bonds of affection and trust with your adopted child; effectively deal with any learning or behavioral disorder; discipline your child with love without making him or her feel threatened"--Back cover.
Subject Adopted children -- Psychology.
Adopted children -- Mental health.
Adopted children -- Family relationships.
Adoptive parents -- Psychology.
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
Added Author Cross, David R.
Sunshine, Wendy Lyons.
ISBN 9780071475006 (alk. paper)

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