Nurturing attachments : supporting children who are fostered or adopted / Kim S. Golding.
Author: Golding, Kim S.
Publisher: London ; Philadelphia : Jessica Kingsley Publishers, 2008.
ISBN: 9781843106142 (alk. paper)
1843106140 (alk. paper)
Description: 239 p. : ill. ; 24 cm.
Subject: Foster children.
Attachment behavior in children.
Adopted children Family relationships.
Foster home care.
Contents: Overview of attachment theory -- Attachment theory : caregiving and its impact on attachment and exploration -- Attachment theory : patterns of attachment -- Difficulties in development : the impact of loss and trauma -- Parenting children with difficulties experiencing relationships as secure -- Parenting and patterns of attachment -- Introduction to the model and creating a secure base -- Empathy and support from the secure base -- Attunement and empathy -- Protecting the family atmosphere and the development of emotional regulation -- Creating a feeling of belonging for the child -- Looking after yourself -- Helping the child to enjoy being part of the family -- Learning to parent with PACE and building relationships with stories -- Providing structure and supervision -- Managing confrontation and coercive interactions -- Thinking, feeling and behavioural choices -- Managing special difficulties : lying, stealing and self-harm -- Conclusion.