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Title Siblings in adoption and foster care : traumatic separations and honored connections / edited by Deborah N. Silverstein and Susan Livingston Smith ; foreword by Adam Pertman.

Imprint Westport, Conn. : Praeger, c2009.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    362.73 SIB    Available
Description xiv, 194 p. ; 25 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. [167]-181) and index.
Contents Full, half, step, foster, adoptive, and other : the complex nature of sibling relationships / Diane F. Halpern -- Siblings in foster care and adoption : what we know from research / Susan Livingston Smith -- Sibling connections : the importance of nurturing sibling bonds in the foster care system / Mary Anne Herrick & Wendy Piccus -- The experience of sibling loss in the adjustment of foster and adopted children / David Brodzinsky -- The rights of siblings in foster care and adoption : a legal perspective / William Wesley Patton -- Sibling issues in open adoption arrangements : non-biologically related adopted siblings' experiences with birth-family contact / Jerica M. Berge ... [et al.] -- Keeping sibling connection alive / Sharon Roszia and Cynthia Roe -- The creation of a false self : a survival strategy for siblings of wounded adopted or foster children / Michael Trout -- Suddenly sisters! sibling adjustment in reunion / Susan Thompson Underdahl -- Practice strategies to preserve sibling relationships / Deborah N. Silverstein & Susan Livingston Smith -- Mental health strategies to support sibling relationships : nonverbal interventions to process trauma and maintain the sibling bond / Margaret Creek -- Permanency for siblings in kinship families / Carol Biddle & Carol J. Bishop -- Conclusion : What have we learned? Where do we need to go? / Susan Livingston Smith and Deborah N. Silverstein.
Subject Adopted children -- Family relationships.
Foster children -- Family relationships.
Brothers and sisters.
Added Author Silverstein, Deborah N., 1947-
Smith, Susan Livingston.
ISBN 9780313351433 (alk. paper)
0313351430 (alk. paper)

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