"A clear and powerful explanatory model on how to understand and treat the disturbed and disturbing behavior of foster and adopted children. Dr. Delaney's long years of experience shed much needed light on the unique struggles of these courageous children and families." --Caesar Pacifici, Ph.D., Northwest Media, Inc.
About the Author
Richard J. Delaney is an internationally known trainer and consultant who has worked with troubled youth since 1970. He has consulted with foster and adoptive parents, caseworkers and child care agencies over the past thirty years. Dr. Delaney offers online training at www.fosterparentcollege.com; he is also the lead faculty for online courses in the Portland State University Adoption-Competent Mental Health Certificate program. Dr. Delaney received his PhD in clinical psychology from Loyola University of Chicago in 1973, but his real education began when he started working with foster and adoptive parents.