Parenting Adopted Teenagers
Advice for the Adolescent Years
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS / Adoption & Fostering
Feb 01, 2016
137 x 215 x 13 mm | 320 gr
Jessica Kingsley Publishers
A must-have guide to parenting your adopted teenager.
This unique guide will help adoptive parents and their teenagers to navigate the challenges of the adolescent years. It encourages an understanding of the impact of early trauma on a child’s development and the specific nature of the changes that occur during adolescence. With tips for coping with common problems, this book combines first-hand accounts from professionals, parents, and teenagers themselves. It covers topics such as family and peer relationships, developing healthy intimate relationships, emerging identity issues, and contacting birth family. This is an invaluable resource for adoptive parents as well as professionals working with families and adopted teenagers themselves.