Joanne Alper

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Assessing Adoptive and Foster Parents

Improving Analysis and Understanding of Parenting Capacity

Foreword by John Simmonds; Contributions by Kim Golding, Daniel Hughes, Ben Gurney-Smith and Jon Baylin; Edited by David Howe and Joanne Alper
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Combining theory and practice guidance for professionals, this is the authoritative guide to assessing foster or adoptive parents.

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Billy Says... Series of 6 books

Six therapeutic storybooks to help children on their journey through fostering or adoption

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

A set of six books guiding children through the process of fostering and adoption, by focusing on the experiences of a five-year-old girl called Kirsty and her magic doll Billy. Billy helps Kirsty to understand what is happening to her and to make sense of her complicated feelings.

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