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Parenting And Adoption Resources For You

ARTICLES: Behavior and Discipline

Antecedents to Lying and Teaching the Truth
-Deborah Hage

Paradoxical Techniques (Resisting Resistance Increases Resistance)
-Deborah Hage

Twenty Alternatives to Punishment
-Aletha Solter, Ph.D. : 1996

Disciplining Your Child

Connecting With Your Kids

Courses for Prospective Adoptive Parents


Readers’ Guide to Adoption-Related Literature

Comeunity Parenting Support – Parenting Adoption Special Needs

PACT – An Adoption Alliance

Perspectives Press

Tapestry Books

Yeong and Yeong

Reader’s Guide to Adoption-Related Literature

EMK Press


Adopting a Toddler: What Size Shoes Does She Wear?
Denise Harris Hoppenhauer : 2004

Toddler Adoption: The Weaver’s Craft
Mary Hopkins-Best : 1997

Adopting The Older Child
Claudia L. Jewett : 1978

Our Own: Adopting and Parenting the Older Child
Trish Maskew : 1999

Parenting Your Adopted Older Child
Brenda McCreight : 2002

Older Child Adoption
Grace Robinson : 2001

Adopting and Advocating for the Special Needs Child
L. Anne Babb, and Rita Laws : 1997

Adopting The Hurt Child: Hope for Families with Special-Needs Kids
Gregory C. Keck and Regina M. Kupecky : 1998

Parenting The Hurt Child: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow
Gregory Keck and Regina Kupecky : 2002

With Eyes Wide Open: A Workbook for Parents Adopting International Children
Margi Miller and Nancy Ward : 2001

Children of Intercountry Adoptions in School
Ruth Lyn Meese : 2002

A Guidebook for Raising Foster Children
Susan McNair Blatt : 2000

A Child’s Journey Through Placement
Vera I. Fahlberg : 1991

Adopting Children with Attachment Problems
Daniel A. Hughes : “Adopting Children with Attachment Problems,” Child Welfare 78, no. 5 (Sept. 1999), p. 541-560

Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love In Deeply Troubled Children
Daniel A. Hughes : 1998

Facilitating Developmental Attachment: The Road to Emotional Recovery and Behavioral Change in Foster and Adopted Children
Daniel A. Hughes : 1997

Becoming Attached
Robert Karen : 1994

Attachment, Trauma and Healing: Understanding and treating attachment Disorder in Children and Families
Terry M. Levy, and Michael Orlans : 1998

The Out-of-Sync Child: Recognizing and Coping with Sensory Integration Dysfunction
Carol Stock Kranowitz : 1998

The Post-Adoption Blues: Overcoming the Unforeseen Challenges of Adoption
Karen J. Foli and John R. Thompson : 2004

Attaching In Adoption: Practical Tools for Today’s Parents
Deborah Gray : 2002

Parenting With Love and Logic: Teaching Children Responsibility
Foster Cline, M.D. and Jim Fay : 1990

When Love Is Not Enough: A Guide to Parenting Children with RAD – Reactive Attachment Disorder
Nancy L. Thomas : 1997

Nurturing Adoptions: Creating Resilience after Neglect and Trauma
Deborah Gray : 2007


Websites: Abuse, Neglect, and Trauma

Child Trauma Academy

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Foster Parent College

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Child Welfare Information Gateway

National Children’s Advocacy Center

ACE Study – Adverse Childhood Experiences

Websites: Behavior and Discipline

Facts For Families Guide

Beyond Consequences Institute

American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry; Facts for Families

Websites: Foster Care

Become A Foster Parent

Foster Child Adoption

National Foster Parent Association