CoramBAAF Bookshop

Parenting Matters: Parenting a child with toileting issues

| Kathryn Fenton with Ellie Johnson

This book is part of CoramBAAF’s Parenting Matters series which explores many of the health conditions commonly diagnosed in looked after children. This title provides authoritative, clinical guidance for carers and adopters on why toileting issues can occur and what can be done about it.

Supporting the mental health of looked after and adopted children

| Karen Aldred and Helen Rodwell

FEATURED IN THE JULY DEAL OF THE MONTH. This Good Practice Guide for social workers translates the theoretical concepts and research about children’s mental health into straightforward language and practical advice. Taking a holistic and attachment-focused approach, it demonstrates how to understand children’s background and current events, rather than focusing on diagnostic criteria and labels.

Dealing with Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder

| Mary Mather

This authoritative Good Practice Guide is an essential read for all those working with or looking after fostered and adopted children who may be affected by Foetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) to help ensure that they provide the support these children need to reach their full potential.

Parenting Matters: Parenting a child affected by sexual abuse

| Biddy Youell

This book is part of CoramBAAF’s Parenting Matters series which explores many of the health conditions commonly diagnosed in looked after children. This guide explores sexual abuse, how a child or young person might be affected at different stages of development, and possible therapeutic interventions. It provides expert knowledge coupled with facts, figures and guidance presented in a straightforward and accessible style.

Attachment, trauma and resilience

| Kate Cairns and Brian Cairns

Over a 25-year period Kate and Brian Cairns, who are social workers and trainers by profession, fostered 12 children, along with their three birth children. In this practical and moving book, they draw on their rich personal and professional experience to offer an insight into the realities of family life with children who have experienced attachment difficulties, loss, abuse and trauma.

Parenting Matters: Parenting a child affected by domestic violence

| Hedy Cleaver

This book is part of CoramBAAF’s Parenting Matters series which explores many of the health conditions commonly diagnosed in looked after children. This guide explores domestic violence, its links with child neglect, and its effects on children at different ages and stages of development. It provides expert knowledge coupled with facts, figures and guidance presented in a straightforward and accessible style.

Thinking about fostering?

| Henrietta Bond

Packed with essential information and advice, this book provides a realistic and honest insight into what it means to look after other people’s children and provide a safe and supportive home.

The adopter's handbook on therapy

| Eileen Fursland

Adoption offers a new start and a loving home for many children. However, for many children, putting the past behind them isn't easy - here, therapy can help. This guide offers clear and factual summaries of the different therapies and therapeutic parenting programmes that are available, as well as support groups and other resources.

Parenting Matters: Parenting a child who has experienced trauma

| Dan Hughes

This book is part of CoramBAAF’s Parenting Matters series which explores many of the health conditions commonly diagnosed in looked after children. This guide explores traumatic experiences and their effects on children at different stages of development. It provides expert knowledge coupled with facts, figures and guidance presented in a straightforward and accessible style.