Books for Parents and Professionals

The Adoption Constellation

The Adoption Constellation: New Ways of Thinking About and Practicing Adoption
The Adoption Constellation provides an in-depth analysis of the foundational principles of our cultural and psychological understanding of adoption.  Core themes such as loss, rejection, grief, intimacy, and mattering are explored.  Perfect for parents and professionals!

DVDs for Parents and Professionals

Childhood Development Series – A series focusing on specific mental health issues of children touched by adoption, foster care and relative care

Steps to Stability (DVD)

Youth and families speak about their personal experiences in achieving permanence and stability, and experts in the field add tools and techniques for parents, social workers, child advocates and mental health professionals.
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10 Things Series – A series that highlights key points and issues for consideration on various topics


10 Things Your Child Needs Every Day (DVD)
All children have basic social, emotional and attachment needs that a parent must learn to be aware of and respond to. Children don’t know the difference between what they want and what they need. It is the quality of the parent-child relationship that is critical to healthy child development. In this unique DVD, you will learn the 10 Things Your Child Needs Every Day to grow, learn and thrive.
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10 Things: Adoption Search & Reunion (DVD)
This video presents ten things to consider in an adoption search and reunion. The process is an emotional journey that can take many unexpected twists and turns. The moderator, Sharon Roszia, is a nationally known adoption and permanency expert and trainer. Sharon shares her insights and lessons learned while highlighting the personal stories of an adult adoptee and a birth mother.
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10 Things: Adopted Teens Speak Out (DVD)
See the original words and thoughts of adopted teens, addressed to the adults in their lives. This video is an emotional journey into the unique insights and feelings of adopted teenagers. The concept and content was developed by an adopted teens group as a project for their parents at an annual intensive adoptive family camp. While powerful and thought provoking, it is certain to prompt discussion whether used with parents, teens or professionals.
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Practice Tools Series – A series that can be used in educational, professional and training settings

Developing Attachment: Family Therapy Examples Part 1: Adolescents
Developing Attachment: Family Therapy Examples is a three-part series of DVDs presenting the attachment-focused treatment model developed by Dr. Daniel Hughes. This first DVD in the series introduces attachment and intersubjectivity that guides Dr. Hughes’ model of treatment, and demonstrates this model in two therapy sessions with adolescents and their parents.

Developing Attachment: Family Therapy Examples Part 2: Children
Family Therapy Examples is a three-part series of DVDs presenting the attachment-focused treatment model developed by Dr. Daniel Hughes. This second DVD in the series demonstrates Dr. Hughes’ model of attachment and intersubjectivity in two different therapy sessions with children and their parents.

Developing Attachment: Family Therapy Examples Part 3: Parents
Developing Attachment: Family Therapy Examples is a three-part series of DVDs presenting the attachment-focused treatment model developed by Dr. Daniel Hughes. This third DVD in the series demonstrates Dr. Hughes’ model of attachment and intersubjectivity in two different therapy sessions with parents.

Developing Attachment: Family Therapy Examples 3-DVD Set (Part 1: Adolescents Part 2: Children Part 3: Parents)

Developing Attachment: Family Therapy Examples is a three-part series of DVDs presenting the attachment-focused treatment model developed by Dr. Daniel Hughes. Part 1 introduces attachment and intersubjectivity that guides Dr. Hughes’ model of treatment, and demonstrates this model in two therapy sessions with adolescents and their parents. Parts 2 and 3 focus on therapy with children and their parents and with parents alone.

Featured Documentary Series

From Place to Place
From Place to Place is the feature documentary that is sweeping the nation and taking the child welfare community by storm. The film follows modern day heroes Mandy and Raif for two years after they age out of America’s foster care system, find their voice and set out to change the system that raised them.

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