Fostering Changes: Treating Attachment Disordered Foster Children
Richard J. Delaney, Ph.D.
“Fostering Changes outlines a way for helping professionals to consult with and teach foster and adoptive parents to better understand and help their children.”–Fostering Changes
Foster, kinship, and adopted children often experience neglect, abuse, malnutrition, or other trauma before being placed in foster/adoptive care. Consequential emotional disruptions often present problematic acting out behavior that can cause caregivers to question if and how the children receive optimal treatment in their homes. Drawing on attachment theory and research, Fostering Changes addresses these concerns through focus on understanding children from troubled environments and helping them feel secure and valuable so they accept parents as partners and caregivers….