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Author American Academy of Pediatrics. Council on Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Care

Title Adoption medicine : caring for children and families / Council on Foster Care, Adoption and Kinship Care ; editors, Patrick W. Mason, Dana E. Johnson, Lisa Albers Prock
Published [Elk Grove Village, IL] : American Academy of Pediatrics, ©2014
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Description 1 online resource (xi, 437 pages)
Contents History of adoption -- The process of adoption in the United States -- Legal considerations in adoption -- Pre-adoption considerations for pediatricians -- Prenatal substance exposure: alcohol and other substances-implications for adoption -- Relating genetics to psychiatric issues for children with a history of adoption -- The neurobiology of risk and resilience in adopted children -- Post-adoptive evaluation for the health care professional -- Immediate developmental and behavioral challenges post-adoption -- The long-term consequences of child maltreatmen in adopted children -- Long-term developmental and behavioral issues following adoption -- Long-term growth and puberty concerns for adopted children -- Attachment and the adopted child -- Speech and language outcomes after international adoption -- Identifying and accessing supports: strategies for addressing long-term issues in adopted children -- Working with schools: considerations for adopted children and their families -- Adoptive identity and children's understanding of adoption: implications for pediatric practice -- Working with adoptive families: what every professional should know
Summary This all-new from the American Academy of Pediatrics Council on Foster Care, Adoption, and Kinship Care brings contributions from leading child health and welfare professionals nationwide. It's replete with adoption-specific insights you won't find anywhere else. Look here for practical guidance on helping adoptive parents prepare; conducting pre- and post-operative health evaluations; optimizing adoptees' personal growth and development; addressing emotional and behavioral problems of puberty and adolescence; identifying and accessing educational and community resources, and much more. Real-l
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
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Subject Adoption -- psychology
Child Health Services
Child Welfare
Adoption -- Psychological aspects
Child mental health services
Foster home care -- Psychological aspects
Adoption -- Psychological aspects.
Child mental health services.
FAMILY & RELATIONSHIPS -- Adoption & Fostering.
Foster home care -- Psychological aspects.
MEDICAL -- Pediatrics.
MEDICAL -- Public Health.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Security.
POLITICAL SCIENCE -- Public Policy -- Social Services & Welfare.
Genre/Form Electronic books
Form Electronic book
Author Johnson, Dana E. (Dana Ernest)
Mason, Patrick W. (Pediatric endocrinologist)
Prock, Lisa Albers
ISBN 1581108427