Building the Bonds of Attachment: Awakening Love in Deeply Troubled Children
BUILDING THE BONDS OF ATTACHMENT, blends attachment theory and research, and trauma theory with general principles of both parenting and child and family therapy in developing a model for intervention.
Creating Capacity for Attachment: Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy in the Treatment of Trauma-Attachment Disorders
A relationship-based approach to parenting and treating children who suffer from trauma-attachment disorders.
Maryland Child Care Resource Network
List of child care facilities in MD.
MD office of child care
The Primal Wound: Understanding the Adopted Child
The Primal Wound clarifies the effect of separation from the birth mother on adopted children.
The Boy Who Was Raised as a Dog: And Other Stories from a Child Psychiatrist's Notebook Child Psychiatrist's Notebook--What Traumatized Children Can Teach Us About Loss, Love, and Healing
Child psychiatrist Bruce Perry has treated children faced with unimaginable horror: genocide survivors, witnesses, children raised in closets and cages, and victims of family violence. Here he tells their stories of trauma and transformation.
Gift of Adoption Fund
The grants ranging from $2,000 to $5,000 are awarded to pre-approved adopting parents who demonstrate an unusual degree of financial hardship. The needs of the waiting child are also part of their criteria. Medical special needs, sibling groups, and older children are given priority.
College Scholarship program for adopted or foster children.
Journey to Me
Audio library, articles, webinars, adoption books, testimonials and journals.
Therapeutic Parenting Attachment
A handbook for parents of children who have disorders of attachment.
Adoptive Family Circle
Adoption social network with photo-share, blogs, online groups, videos, user profile social media driven.
I parenting.com adoption channel
Adoption articles, advice, news, and tips.
Family Equality Council
Family Equality Council works at all level of government to advance full social and legal equality on behalf of the approximately one million lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans-gender families raising two million children. Parenting protections, adoption, repeal of the so-called Defense of Marriage Act, health insurance reform, immigration reform, safe schools, and workplace equality are many of the issues Family Equality Council is currently working on at the state and federal level.
Parenting From the Inside Out
Parenting from the Inside Out guides parents through creating the necessary foundations for loving and secure relationships with their children.
Twenty Things Adopted Kids Wish Their Adoptive Parents Knew
A guide that provides answers and insight into the emotions of the adopted child. Provides insight for adopted children, adoptive parents, and adoption professionals.
Parenting With Love and Logic : Teaching Children Responsibility
"Love and Logic" parents teach their children responsibility and the logic of life by solving their own problems, providing skills for coping in the real world.
Adoption Parenting: Creating a Toolbox, Building Connections
Featuring over 100 contributors overseen by EMK Press writer-editors MacLeod and Macrae, this book is a virtual one-stop shop for adoption information for readers at any knowledge level. Divided into chapters like "Sleep," "Claiming," "Language," and "Food," it touches upon major issues in brief essays written by adoptive parents, adoptees, and therapists.
Department of Human Resources
List of local Maryland Departments of Social Services.
Maryland Childrens Health Program
The Maryland Children's Health Program (MCHP) gives full health benefits for children up to age 19, and pregnant women of any age who meet the income guidelines. MCHP enrollees obtain care from a variety of Managed Care Organizations (MCOs) through the Maryland HealthChoice Program.
Social Services Center
Disctrict of Columbia social services center.
Virginia Department of Social Services