Attachment Issues and Infant Adoption

By Kathy Petefish, LMSW, LCPC, BCBA, LBA

I’ve heard of Reactive Attachment Disorder. We’re just lucky that we adopted our son when he was only 2 months old. Our caseworker and pediatrician both said we shouldn’t have any issues with that, thank goodness!

How often have I heard those frustrating and sad words in the last 15 years that I have worked with children? At least a hundred, since working with children with Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD) has been in my wheelhouse…

What Is Child Therapy and How Does It Work?

By Carolyn Knarr, MSW, LCSW, Director of Children’s Therapeutic Services

Behold, children are a heritage from the LORDPsalm 127:3

Our children are a heritage from the Lord (Psalm 127:3). They bring abundant joy, although, raising them is not without its challenges. Parents have a responsibility, not only to meet the physical needs of their children, but to also provide a safe haven that fosters emotional and psychological growth, and achieving that is no simple feat. Sometimes…