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Dr. Ronald Federici Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Read about the award here. Read about Dr. Federici here.

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Adoption Is Always An Option…

Very interesting blog here.  

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Ronald Federici on Lax Licensing Standards

In this article, Dr. Ronald Federici, of Clifton, VA comments on lax licensing standards: “Ronald Federici, a Washington, D.C.-based developmental neuropsychologist who specializes in treating post-institutionalized children, says that lax licensing standards allow therapists to conduct treatments for which they

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Ronald Federici “Physical growth and sexual maturation of severely deprived children reared in Romanian orphanages” (page 1)

Dr. Ronald Federici co-authored this incisive study of Romanian orphans.

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Dr. Ronald Federici: Romanian Orphans Q&A

Friday, June 25, 1999 Ron Federici On June 26, Washington, D.C. will play host to a reunion of the first children rescued from orphanages in Siret, Romania. The horrific conditions of orphans in Siret and other Romanian institutions were brought

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Dr. Ronald Federici: Expert Testimony in Abuse Case

February 2006: A Shocking Tennessee Child-Abuse Case Sheds Light on a Hidden World of Hard-to-Adopt Kids—and a Bizarre Method of Disciplining Them As the dozen deputy sheriffs and child welfare workers approached the tidy, three-story white house in Trenton, Tenn.,

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Dr. Arthur Becker-Weidman on Interventions in Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy

Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy interventions flow from several theoretical and empirical lines. Attachment theory (Bowlby, 1980, Bowlby, 1988) provides the theoretical foundation for Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy. Early trauma disrupts the normally developing attachment system by creating distorted internal working models of

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Ronald Federici and Heather Forbes Discuss the Plight of Haitian Orphans

The interview is here.

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Arthur Becker-Weidman: Center for Family Development

The Center for Family Development is Western New York’s only attachment center specializing in the treatment of adopted and foster families with trauma and  attachment disorder. Our professionals have the knowledge, skills, personal experiences, and professional training to help adoptive

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