Tuesday, February 25, 2003

Post Adoption Family Therapy

Therapy: PAFT—Post Adoption Family Therapy I had several meetings by myself with someone from PAFT and found all of it to be helpful and interesting… However, we had not figured out many things to work on yet—Placement was still too early and I didn’t really know what things to bring up yet there had not been any alarming issues so this therapy dwindled off.

Tantrums—Were starting to see these happen…. At first only a few moments and everyday they seemed to get longer—or be about the most crazy things….We never knew what would trigger it…

At first Tori and I used a paper sack and put wrapped up gifts inside every morning she got a prize if she had no tantrums the day before… It didn’t work.
Time—Outs—yeah right, first we had to get her to even agree to sit in the spot we told her to sit in….

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