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    • Psychiatric Issues in Adoption

    • By: Anthony Malone
    • Narrated by: Blake Stiles
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
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      2.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4 out of 5 stars 2

    Overview of normal variation in temperament and personality as well as psychiatric issues that can occur. Strategies are offered for parents and professionals.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Poor audio quality

    • By Carolyn on 05-27-11

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Impact of Abuse/Neglect on Child Development

    • What Parents Can Do to Help Remediate the Impact
    • By: Denise Goodman
    • Narrated by: Blake Stiles
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      4.5 out of 5 stars 17
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 13
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 14

    This workshop explores how abuse and neglect impact the typical development of children. Specific solutions are offered for foster and adoptive parents to enable them to care for children who have been affected by poor or abusive early environments. Excellent introduction for prospective or new foster and adoptive parents and professionals.

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Not good format

    • By -GH on 04-02-17

    Regular price: $11.79

    • Choosing a Good Therapist - or Becoming One

    • Therapy for Foster/Adoptive Families
    • By: Dee Paddock
    • Narrated by: Blake Stiles
    • Length: 1 hr and 21 mins
    • Original Recording
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      4 out of 5 stars 5
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3
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      4.5 out of 5 stars 3

    Families with children who have been fostered or adopted need therapists who have specialized training. The national expert on this live recording reviews issues that a therapist needs to be competent in, such as trauma, as well as essential qualities, in a funny and friendly stye. Accompanying handouts are available at http://nysccc.org/conference/conference-archives.

    • 3 out of 5 stars
    • Good information but short and little structure.

    • By Rosanna on 07-10-15

    Regular price: $11.79

    • Foster Parent Rights

    • By: Margaret Burt
    • Narrated by: Blake Stiles
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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    This is a must for New York State foster parents. A highly experienced lawyer talks about the legal rights of foster parents, including when they should hire a lawyer. Accompanying handouts are available at http://nysccc.org/conference/conference-archives/.

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Keeping Healthy Siblings Healthy

    • By: Holly Van Gulden
    • Narrated by: Blake Stiles
    • Length: 1 hr and 18 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      3.5 out of 5 stars 2
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This workshop offers specific tips for families who have one child whose challenging behavior impacts the whole family. Although geared towards foster and adoptive families, techniques would work in any family. Accompanying handouts are available at http://nysccc.org/conference/conference-archives/

    • 2 out of 5 stars
    • Poor Sound Quality

    • By Carolyn on 07-28-11

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Children's Presence in Permanency Hearings

    • By: Margaret Burt
    • Narrated by: Blake Stiles
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Reviews new federal law which requires child's participation in permanency hearings and how this law is being implemented in NYS. Also gives ideas for making kids feel comfortable and reviews the pros and cons of their participation. Accompanying handouts are available at http://nysccc.org/conference/conference-archives/

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Allegations Happen

    • By: Susan Collins, Donald Bowersox
    • Narrated by: Blake Stiles
    • Length: 1 hr and 17 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    Foster and adoptive parents are at higher risk for being reported for abuse and neglect. Learn why, as well as strategies to prevent allegations being made. Accompanying handouts are available at http://nysccc.org/conference/conference-archives/.

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Negotiating Conditional Surrenders

    • By: Margaret Burt
    • Narrated by: Blake Stiles
    • Length: 1 hr and 19 mins
    • Original Recording
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      5 out of 5 stars 1
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      2 out of 5 stars 1
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    This audio reviews what should be included in a conditional surrrender agreement and who must agree to it in New York State. It also covers whether a foster or adoptive parent should hire a lawyer. Accompanying handouts are available at http://nysccc.org/conference/conference-archives/.

    Regular price: $9.07

    • Eliminating the Drift

    • By: Maris Blechner
    • Narrated by: Blake Stiles
    • Length: 1 hr and 9 mins
    • Original Recording
    • Overall
      5 out of 5 stars 1
    • Performance
      2 out of 5 stars 1
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      5 out of 5 stars 1

    This workshop explains how parents need to "lay claim" to their child when moving from foster to adoptive parent. Practical tips for facilitating this shift in relationship are offered.

    Regular price: $9.07