This course is designed for adoption professionals and pre/post-adoptive families.
1- Hour Online Audio Course (Certificate of completion will be immediately awarded upon successful completion of the course including passing a 10-question quiz with a grade of 80%)
How do you form attachment and build family connections in adoption? In this course, Dr. Karyn Purvis, author of The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family and Director of the Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University, talks about how to establish the bonds of connection with your adopted child.
This course includes:
- What are the greatest risk factors for an adopted child to have reactive attachment disorder (RAD), attachment disorders, or Complex Developmental Trauma? How do you treat adopted children with attachment disorders.
- Is treatment of attachment disorders effective?
- What is the prognosis for adopted children diagnosed with reactive attachment disorder (RAD), attachment disorders, or Complex Developmental Trauma?
- What are the symptoms of reactive attachment disorder (RAD), attachment disorders, or Complex Developmental Trauma?
- What attachment parenting techniques help an adopted child with creating attachment or bonding?
- How important is it to establish daily routines for children with reactive attachment disorder (RAD) or attachment disorders?
- How soon should an adopted child be enrolled in school?
- Why are food issues such as hoarding, stealing, overeating, and binging, common in children with reactive attachment disorder (RAD), attachment disorders, or Complex Developmental Trauma?
- How can parents minimize later attachment issues when visiting a child in foster care domestically and internationally?
- Sleep problems with adopted children
- How to help children already in the family adjust to the adoption of a new child.
- Attachment disorders or attachment issues when adopting a sibling group.
Please contact the Education Director for technical assistance or disability accommodations.
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