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Author Alper, Joanne

Title Supporting Birth Parents Whose Children Have Been Adopted
Published London : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2019
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Description 1 online resource (210 p.)
Contents Intro; Supporting Birth Parents Whose Children Have Been Adopted; Contents; Foreword; Acknowledgements; Introduction; Part I -- Evaluation of Therapeutic Support for Birth Parents (Hertfordshire University); How Best to Support Birth Relatives: What the Experts Say; 'Like a Light in the Dark': A Hertfordshire University Evaluation of the Adoptionplus Birth Relative Counselling Service; Part II -- A Trauma-informed and Relationship-Based Approach to Therapeutic Support for Birth Parents (Adoptionplus); The Hole That is Left: The Pain of Losing Children to Adoption
ConclusionSubject Index; Author Index; Blank Page
Engagement, Flexibility and Pre-counsellingWorking with Birth Fathers; 'No Quick Fix': The Benefits of Longer Term Counselling for Birth Parents With Complex Histories of Trauma and Abuse: Carrie's Story; 'Contact' from the Birth Parents' Perspective; Part III -- A Group Work Model (After Adoption); Breaking the Cycle: An Approach to Group Work with Birth Mothers; Part IV -- Creating Space for Change: Supporting Women Who Have Experienced Recurrent Care Proceedings (Pause); Taking a Pause: An Innovative Approach to Working with Women Who Have Experienced Multiple Removals of Children
Notes Description based upon print version of record
Form Electronic book
Author McFarlane, Andrew
Obee, John
ISBN 1784506389