Caroline Archer

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First Steps in Parenting the Child who Hurts

Tiddlers and Toddlers

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

`This excellent book looks at the attachment and development of very young children in the fostering and adoption situation. It deals sensitively and practically with the young child's "hurts" to help adopters and foster carers understand and cope with the many traumas they may experience in integrating a young child into their family. ...

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Trauma, Attachment and Family Permanence

Fear Can Stop You Loving

Foreword by Daniel Hughes; Edited by Caroline Archer
Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Fostered and adopted children can present major challenges resulting from unresolved attachment issues and early traumatic experiences. This book provides a variety of complementary perspectives on the needs of these children and their families, focusing on ways of integrating attachment theory and developmental psychology into effective practice.

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Next Steps in Parenting the Child Who Hurts

Tykes and Teens

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Caroline Archer sets out to provide adoptive and foster parents with an understanding of the complex range of difficulties with which their children may struggle as a result of their early experience of adversity. She presents strategies to help parents deal with their youngsters' troubling behaviour, in what seems to them a hostile world.

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New Families, Old Scripts

A Guide to the Language of Trauma and Attachment in Adoptive Families

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Most adopted children and their families will, sooner or later, encounter the challenges of dealing with unresolved attachment issues or early traumatic experiences. This book is an accessible introduction to understanding these challenges and helping children and their families to develop a shared language and understanding of one another.

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Reparenting the Child Who Hurts

A Guide to Healing Developmental Trauma and Attachments

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

An accessible guide to help foster and adoptive parents understand the neurobiological issues that affect children who have experienced early trauma. It demystifies the science behind child trauma, explains why conventional parenting won't work for these children and provides grounded advice on what will, addressing common parenting dilemmas.

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Healing the Hidden Hurts

Transforming Attachment and Trauma Theory into Effective Practice with Families, Children and Adults

Jessica Kingsley Publishers

Providing an important insight into the positive and negative effects of early attachment experiences, this book explores its implications on physical, emotional, social and intellectual development and provides recommendations for best practice across a broad range of professional settings.

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