Adoption and Attachment

Recommended Reading

Being Adopted: The Lifelong Search for Self ; Brodzinsky, David; Random House; 1992

Parenting Your Internationally Adopted Child: From Your First Hours Together Through the Teen Years; Cogen, Patty; Harvard Common Press; 2008

Beyond Consequences, Logic, and Control. A Love-Based Approach to Helping Attachment Challenged Children with Severe Behaviors; Forbes, H. & Post, B.; 2006

Attaching in Adoption: Practical Tools for Today’s Parents; Gray, Deborah; Perspectives Press; 2002

Nurturing Adoptions: Creating Resilience after Neglect and Trauma; Gray, Deborah; Perspectives Press; 2007

Facilitating Developmental Attachment; Hughes, Daniel; 1997

Adoption: Sound Choices, Strong Families; Johnston, Patricia Irwin

The Family of Adoption; Pavao, Joyce Maguire; 1998

The Boy Who was Raised as a Dog; Perry, Bruce; Perseus Books Group

From Fear to Love: Parenting Difficult Adopted Children; Post, Bryan; Post Institute and Ass. LLC; 2010

The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to your Adoptive Family; Purvis, Karyn, Cross, D., Sunshine, W.; McGraw-Hill; 2007

Parenting from the Inside Out; Siegel, Daniel & Hartzell, M.; Tarcher; 2004

Inside Transracial Adoption; Steinberg, Gail and Hall, Beth; Perspective Press; 2000

Books for children and youth:

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