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The Resource Foster parenting step-by-step : how to nurture the traumatized child and overcome conflict, Kalyani Gopal

Foster parenting step-by-step : how to nurture the traumatized child and overcome conflict, Kalyani Gopal

Label
Foster parenting step-by-step : how to nurture the traumatized child and overcome conflict
Title
Foster parenting step-by-step
Title remainder
how to nurture the traumatized child and overcome conflict
Statement of responsibility
Kalyani Gopal
Creator
Subject
Language
eng
Summary
Foster Parenting Step-by-Step is a concise guide to fostering that summarizes what to expect as a foster parent. It guides you through the different stages of a fostering relationship, including common issues encountered at each age and how to tackle them. This is a book that strives to empower fostering parents with successful parenting skills
Member of
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Gopal, Kalyani
Dewey number
306.874
Index
index present
LC call number
HQ759.7
LC item number
.G66 2013eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Foster parents
  • Foster children
  • Parenting
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS
  • Advice On Parenting
  • Adoption
  • Foster children
  • Foster parents
  • Parenting
Label
Foster parenting step-by-step : how to nurture the traumatized child and overcome conflict, Kalyani Gopal
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foster Parenting Step-by-Step; Foreword; Quotes from Foster Children; Preface; Introduction; The foster care system; Managing challenging behaviors; Displacement trauma and coping mechanisms; Foster parents; Note to the reader; Chapter 1: The Motivational Stage: First Things First! Know What to Expect; The foster parent experience; Reasons why children enter foster care; Motives for becoming a foster parent; Qualities of successful foster parents; Importance of placement stability in a foster home; The jargon of the foster care experience: what do these terms mean?
  • Stages of development of foster parentingRole of cultural values in placement success; Kinship versus non-kinship foster parenting; Goals of foster parenting; Chapter 2; The Planning Stage; Chapter 2: The Planning Stage: About Your Family: Are You Prepared?; Size of home; Your mental health; Your children's mental health; How will a foster child relate to me or my children?; Ages and genders of foster children; Choosing special needs children; Buying clothes, shoes, room décor, and school supplies; Rules of the home; Introduction to relatives
  • Chapter 3: The Welcoming Stage: Getting to Know Your Foster ChildFamily history; Questions you can ask about your foster child; What you may not be told about your foster child; Behaviors commonly seen in foster children; To work or not to work?; Schools; Chapter 4: The Displacement Trauma Stage: Understanding Your Foster Child; Chapter 5: The Adapting Stage: Attachment and Protecting Your Foster Child; Adapting to infants (0-5 years); Adapting to older children and adolescents (6-16 years); Chapter 6: The Educational Stage: Parenting Issues and Much More; Intra-family coping issues
  • School-oriented issuesMental health issues; Family issues; Personal issues; Relationship issues; Agency-related issues; Chapter 7: The Empowering Stage: Successful Evidence-Based Strategies; Basic needs of all children; Steps in empowering foster parents; Chapter 8: The Letting Go/Adopting Stage: Transitioning Into Own Home/Independent Living; Pre-adoptive home/long-term placement; Effects of transitioning back to the biological home; Transitioning into independent living skills programs; Maintaining a collaborative relationship with an independent teen/young adult
  • Ways you can help with the transitionResources and Useful Addresses; Selected Bibliography; About the Author; Index
Control code
841172392
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857007513
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
28f6b643-dc96-4345-a684-b9bd4c4184f4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841172392
Label
Foster parenting step-by-step : how to nurture the traumatized child and overcome conflict, Kalyani Gopal
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
  • Foster Parenting Step-by-Step; Foreword; Quotes from Foster Children; Preface; Introduction; The foster care system; Managing challenging behaviors; Displacement trauma and coping mechanisms; Foster parents; Note to the reader; Chapter 1: The Motivational Stage: First Things First! Know What to Expect; The foster parent experience; Reasons why children enter foster care; Motives for becoming a foster parent; Qualities of successful foster parents; Importance of placement stability in a foster home; The jargon of the foster care experience: what do these terms mean?
  • Stages of development of foster parentingRole of cultural values in placement success; Kinship versus non-kinship foster parenting; Goals of foster parenting; Chapter 2; The Planning Stage; Chapter 2: The Planning Stage: About Your Family: Are You Prepared?; Size of home; Your mental health; Your children's mental health; How will a foster child relate to me or my children?; Ages and genders of foster children; Choosing special needs children; Buying clothes, shoes, room décor, and school supplies; Rules of the home; Introduction to relatives
  • Chapter 3: The Welcoming Stage: Getting to Know Your Foster ChildFamily history; Questions you can ask about your foster child; What you may not be told about your foster child; Behaviors commonly seen in foster children; To work or not to work?; Schools; Chapter 4: The Displacement Trauma Stage: Understanding Your Foster Child; Chapter 5: The Adapting Stage: Attachment and Protecting Your Foster Child; Adapting to infants (0-5 years); Adapting to older children and adolescents (6-16 years); Chapter 6: The Educational Stage: Parenting Issues and Much More; Intra-family coping issues
  • School-oriented issuesMental health issues; Family issues; Personal issues; Relationship issues; Agency-related issues; Chapter 7: The Empowering Stage: Successful Evidence-Based Strategies; Basic needs of all children; Steps in empowering foster parents; Chapter 8: The Letting Go/Adopting Stage: Transitioning Into Own Home/Independent Living; Pre-adoptive home/long-term placement; Effects of transitioning back to the biological home; Transitioning into independent living skills programs; Maintaining a collaborative relationship with an independent teen/young adult
  • Ways you can help with the transitionResources and Useful Addresses; Selected Bibliography; About the Author; Index
Control code
841172392
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9780857007513
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
28f6b643-dc96-4345-a684-b9bd4c4184f4
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)841172392

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