FC 025: Connecting with Kids from Hard Places, Dr. Karyn Purvis
Summary: The hearts of adoptive parents overflow with love. But sometimes love is not enough, especially when their child has come from difficult circumstances. Annie talks with Dr. Karyn Purvis about the challenges and rewards of helping children from hard places learn to be "at home" with their new family. About Karyn Purvis Dr. Karyn Purvis, Ph.D. is a Developmental Psychologist and Director of the Institute of Child Development at Texas Christian University (TCU) in Fort Worth, Texas. For the past decade, she and her colleagues have been developing research-based interventions for at-risk children. Dr. Purvis, is also the co-author of The Connected Child: Bring Hope and Healing to Your Adoptive Family, a book that has helped countless adoptive and foster parents better connect with their children who have come from "hard" places. Learn more at http://EmpoweredToConnect.org and http://www.child.tcu.edu Copyright © 2009-2018 Annie Fox and Electric Eggplant. All Rights Reserved.