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Hoping for the best - Jack's story

| Sheila Byrne and Leigh Chambers

When children are separated from their birth families, part of their very self is in jeopardy. They need help to make sense of their experiences and individual history. This story will help children who have experienced a disruption - an adoption that did not work out.

Adopters on adoption PDF ONLY

| David Howe

How does it feel to care for someone else's child? How do adopters feel about birth parents? What is the balance of influence between children's inherited characteristics and the way they are raised? This absorbing collection of personal stories gives voice to adopters' experiences, thoughts and observations about adoption.

A child's journey through placement

| Vera I Fahlberg, MD

Separation, loss, grief and change are expected parts of the experience of children in placement. How do those charged with the responsibility of planning for these children address their needs? This essential reference book - a 'must-read' text for more than 20 years - contains the theoretical knowledge base and skills necessary for understanding, working with and planning for children and their families.