Reactive Attachment Disorder
Friday's Progress Notes - October 10, 1997
Mental health information - Vol. 1 Issue 5
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1. Challenges of temporary foster care
2. Diagnosing reactive attachment disorder
3. Understanding attachment
4. Learning disabilities
5. Child development in foster care
6. Strategies for coping when a child is disabled
7. Complex trauma in children and adolescents
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1. FUTURE OF CHILDREN
Meeting the Challenges of Temporary Foster Care
Over the past two decades, the foster care system experienced an unprecedented rise in the number of children in out-of-home care, significant changes in the policy framework guiding foster care practice, and ongoing organizational impediments that complicate efforts to serve the children in foster care.
Reactive Attachment Disorder
RAD is characterized by serious problems in emotional attachments to others and usually presents by age 5.
Attachment: A New Way of Understanding the Problems of Parents and Kids
Children who feel the most secure in their early relationships with parents have tremendous advantages in life.
This booklet provides information on learning disabilities and describes treatment options, strategies for coping, and sources of information and support.
5. AMERICAN ACADEMY OF PEDIATRICS
Developmental Issues for Young Children in Foster Care
Children in foster care have disproportionately high rates of physical, developmental, and mental health problems.
6. NEWS DIGEST
The Unplanned Journey: When You Learn That Your Child Has a Disability
The author provides information to support the life cycle, health, and well-being of the family when a member has a disability.
7. FOCAL POINT
Complex Trauma in Children and Adolescents
Typically, complex trauma exposure results when a child is abused or neglected, but it can also be caused by other kinds of events such as witnessing domestic violence, ethnic cleansing, or war.
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