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26 March 2016 @ 01:23 pm
Foster Care Reading List  
Books to read about Foster Care:

A Child's Journey Through Placement by Vera I Fahlberg

Shepherding a Child’s Heart by Tedd Tripp

The Happiest Toddler on the Block: How to Eliminate Tantrums and Raise a Patient, Respectful, and Cooperative One- to Four-Year-Old: by Harvey Karp

Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love in Deeply Troubled Children by Daniel A. Hughes

The Emotional Life of the Toddler

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk

The Connected Child: Bring hope and healing to your adoptive family

Healing Traumatized Children: Navigating Recovery for Children with Turbulent Pasts

Parenting the Hurt Child: Helping Adoptive Families Heal and Grow

The Whole-Brain Child: 12 Revolutionary Strategies to Nurture Your Child's Developing Mind

Another Place at the Table by Kathy Harrison

The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing by Bruce Perry

Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential--and Endangered by Bruce D. Perry

How to Talk So Kids Will Listen & Listen So Kids Will Talk by Adele Faber

I Love You Rituals by Becky A. Bailey

The Body Keeps the Score: Brain, Mind, and Body in the Healing of Trauma by Bessel van der Kolk M.D.

God and Jetfire: Confessions of a Birth Mother by Amy Seek

Reparenting the Child Who Hurts: A Guide to Healing Developmental Trauma and Attachments by Christine Gordon

Everything You Ever Wanted: A Memoir by Jillian Lauren
 
 
 
between the pavement and the starssaintcheney on March 26th, 2016 11:52 pm (UTC)
I'm starting a list on my own journal, because that way I can make it INSANELY LONG. I'm including some general parenting books, too.
between the pavement and the starssaintcheney on March 27th, 2016 12:02 pm (UTC)
Also here is a thing, that I would possibly do with you if you wanted: http://empoweredtoconnect.org/created-to-connect-study-guide/