NavPress Adoption Resources
November is National Adoption Awareness month. With approximately 129,000 children in foster care in the United States waiting for adoptive homes, more and more families are considering adoption. NavPress has created a collection of invaluable resources to help parents at every stage of their adoption journey. Receive 30% off these resources through November 30th!
Adopting the Hurt Child by Gregory C. Keck, Ph.D., and Regina M. Kupecky, LSW
Adopting the Hurt Child addresses the frustration, heartache, and hope surrounding the adoption of special-needs children. You will find value in the easy reading style, practical parenting strategies, and refreshing insights to the challenges you face. Revised and updated, this practical resource includes information on foreign adoptions.
Parenting Adopted Adolescents by Gregory C. Keck, Ph.D.
Adoptive parent, social worker, author, and speaker Dr. Gregory C. Keck offers support, new ideas, and suggestions on managing difficult family situations specific to adolescents, especially adopted adolescents. You will find humor and relief as you realize your role in your child’s journey. Also appropriate for teachers, youth pastors, and mental health professionals.
Parenting the Hurt Child by Gregory C. Keck, Ph.D., and Regina M. Kupecky, LSW
The world is full of hurt children, and bringing one into your home can quickly derail the family life you once knew. Get effective suggestions, wisdom, and advice to parent the hurt child in your life.
Questions Adoptees Are Asking by Sherrie Eldridge
Adopted people have a lot in common, including questions, thoughts, challenges, and choices. Author Sherrie Eldridge shares stories from more than seventy adoptees, shedding light on their unique purpose and value. Whether you are the parent of an adoptee or were adopted yourself, explore the realities of adoption and the joy it can bring.
The Whole Life Adoption Book by Jayne E. Schooler and Thomas C. Atwood
Read this book for insights into every aspect of adoption, from vital issues to introductory questions, including updated information on the adoption process, both in the U.S. and internationally; an in-depth look at the developmental stages of adoption for families and children; the impact of adoption on birth children in the family; and practical parenting suggestions to handle the unique needs in caring for an adoptive child.
Wounded Children, Healing Homes by Jayne E. Schooler, Betsy Keefer Smalley, LSW, and Timothy J. Callahan, Psy.D.
Families often enter into the adoption experience with high expectations for their child and themselves but are broadsided by shattered assumptions. This NavPress downloadable book addresses the reality of those unmet expectations and offers validation and solutions for the challenges of parenting deeply traumatized and emotionally disturbed children.
NavPress Adoption Book Kit (special price $49.19)
According to recent research, over one-third of Americans have considered adopting. NavPress has put together a comprehensive resource kit of books that offer heartfelt encouragement, practical advice, and needed resources to those who may adopt.
This kit includes one of each title:
• Questions Adoptees Are Asking
• Parenting Adopted Adolescents
• Parenting the Hurt Child Revised and Updated
• The Whole Life Adoption Book
• Adopting the Hurt Child