First Steps DVD
First Steps for Strengthening Adoptive Families is a DVD-based training program to teach adoptive parents and professionals about working with adopted children.
First Steps helps parents and professionals:
- Understand the important concepts of attachment, attunement, and regulation in the context of the adoptive relationship.
- Learn ways to strengthen any adoptive parent-child relationship.
- Learn tools and techniques to manage anxiety, improve behavior, reduce fears, increase self esteem, and more.
- Use narratives (therapeutic stories) to help adopted children.
First Steps can help adoption agencies comply with Hague Accreditation Standards.