Join our guest 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 to discuss how to establish the bonds of connection with your adopted child.
What are the greatest risk factors for an adopted child to have reactive attachment disorder (RAD), attachment disorders, or Complex Developmental Trauma? How to treat adopted children with attachment disorders.
Is treatment of attachment disorders effective?
What percentage of adopted children with attachment disorders are able to improve significantly with treatment?
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?
How long does it take an adopted child to attach to his adoptive parents?
What attachment parenting techniques help an adopted child with attachment or bonding?
How important is it to establish daily routines for children with reactive attachment disorder (RAD) or attachment disorders?
What does the diagnosis of Complex Developmental Trauma mean in adopted children?
What age child at adoption is at the greatest risk of developing attachment disorders?
How soon should an adopted child be enrolled in school?
Why are food issues such as hording, stealing, over eating, and binging, common in children with reactive attachment disorder (RAD), attachment disorders, or Complex Developmental Trauma?
How to minimize later attachment issues when visiting a child in foster care domestically and internationally.
Sleep issues with adopted kids.
How to help adopted children with sleep problems.
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.
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