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Author Bosco-Ruggiero, Stephanie.

Title Adopting older children [Axis 360 electronic resource] : a practical guide to adopting and parenting children over age four / Stephanie Bosco-Ruggiero.

Imprint New York : New Horizon Press, 2014.
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Description 1 online resource (305 p.)
Note Description based upon print version of record.
Contents Introduction; Chapter 1: Deciding to Adopt an Older Child; Chapter 2: Who Can Adopt an Older Child?; Chapter 3: Adopting Within the United States; Chapter 4: Intercountry Adoption; Chapter 5: Post-AdoptionServices; Chapter 6: Welcoming Your Child Home; Chapter 7: Adoptive Families are "Real" Families-Educating Friends and Family aboutOlder Child Adoption; Chapter 8: Multicultural and Multiracial Adoptive Families; Chapter 9: Sibling Relationships; Chapter 10: Navigating Biological Family Relationships andUnderstanding Adoption; Chapter 11: TheTraumatized Child
Chapter 12: Grief and Loss in Adopted ChildrenChapter 13: Attachment and Adoption; Chapter 14: Emerging Sense of Self; Chapter 15: Mental Health; Chapter 16: Physical Health; Chapter 17: Development and Learning; Chapter 18: Parenting Methods to Build Your Child'sResilience and Enhance Behavioral Functioning; Chapter 19: TheStrengths of Adoptive Parents; Chapter 20: TheImportance of Social Support and Community; Chapter 21: Adoptive Parents' Self-Care; Chapter 22: Help for Adoptive Parents Dealing withSerious Issues; Conclusion; Appendix: Recommended Resources by Chapter; Notes
Summary Are you thinking of adopting an older child? There are 200,000 plus hoping for families in the U.S. alone and more worldwide. Adopting an older child, though, presents a unique set of parenting issues as well as rewards.Adopting Older Children highlights the most significant challenges when parenting older adoptees who face mental health, behavioral and educational issues. Included is critical information about developmental issues that may arise for the adoptee, issues related to the adoptee's emerging sense of self, sexual orientation and cultural identity and other special needs that an.
Subject Adoption.
Parent and child.
Genre Electronic books.
Electronic books.
Added Author Russo Wassell, Gloria.
Groza, Victor.
Baker & Taylor Axis 360
Other Form: Print version: Bosco-Ruggiero, Stephanie Adopting Older Children : A Practical Guide to Adopting and Parenting Children Over Age Four New York : New Horizon Press,c2014 9780882824826
ISBN 9780882824833 electronic bk.
088282483X electronic bk.
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