Building the Bonds of Attachment with Adopted Children

Building the Bonds of Attachment with Adopted Children

$20.00

Attachment is vital to emotional development. What can adoptive parents do to build the bonds of attachment with their adopted children? In this course, Dr. Dan Hughes, a clinical psychologist and the author of five books including Building the Bonds of Attachment and Attachment-Focused Parenting, discusses how to create healthy bonds of attachment with your adopted child.

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Intended Audience:

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 queastion quiz with a grade of 80%)

Course Overview:

Attachment is vital to emotional development. What can adoptive parents do to build the bonds of attachment with their adopted children? In this course, Dr. Dan Hughes, a clinical psychologist and the author of five books including Building the Bonds of Attachment and Attachment-Focused Parenting, discusses how to create healthy bonds of attachment with your adopted child.

This course includes:

  • How much of an issue is attachment in different types of adoption (domestic, international, older child, etc.)?
  • How does the inter-uterine environment affect a child?
  • How does fetal alcohol syndrome affect attachment?
  • Tips on building attachment with young children
  • How can parents transition an adopted child to a daycare program without ruining attachment bonds?
  • How can parents help their children work through attachment issues?
  • How important is it for parents to make sure they are taking care of themselves?
  • What can parents do when they feel like they do not love their adopted child as much as their biological child?
  • How long is normal before parents feel attached to their children?
  • Why do some children have an easy attachment process and other children have a difficult attachment process?
  • Attachment issues in biological children.
  • Unevenness in attachment
  • Can attachment issues appear later in life?
  • How can parents find a good attachment counselor for their children?
  • Attachment issues with trans-racial adoptions

Please contact the Education Director for technical assistance or disability accommodations.

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