Publications

Learn About Children to Adopt in Indiana

My Publications

Peter A. Kenny, with his psychologist father, James Kenny, is the author of the following publications:

  • The Right to a Permanent Home: Stopping Foster Care Drift
  • Presenting Bonding in Court
  • Brain Research Supports Bonding

Peter Kenny has authored numerous articles in various national journals, including Fostering Families Today Magazine.

  • Help the welfare department or court decide on child placement
  • Strengthen your case in disputed adoptions
  • Protect yourself against allegations of abuse
  • Prepare a Life Book for your child

Attachment and Bonding in the Foster and Adopted Child (2014)

  • Foster parents will learn how to make their voice heard in case conferences and in court.
  • Birth parents will learn effective strategies for reunification.
  • Adoptive parents will learn how to weave a path through the many laws and polices involved, and how to obtain the subsidies available.
  • All readers will learn why bonded relationships are so important and how their disruption lead to significant increases in mental illness, crime, and homelessness.

What Foster Parents Need to Know
(The Foster Parent Daily Journal)

What Foster Parents Need to Know explains how best to document the daily behavior and experiences of your foster child. Such a written record is invaluable when you attend case conferences or go to court. A well-kept diary about your foster child is the best way to:

  • Help the welfare department or court decide on child placement
  • Strengthen your case in disputed adoptions
  • Protect yourself against allegations of abuse
  • Prepare a Life Book for your child

The Little Lost Monkey The Little Lost Monkey

A foster-to-adopt story with text by Dr. James Kenny and illustrated by an artist with disabilities.

  • After his parents disappear, Chipper wanders the jungle in search of a home.
  • Surviving many adventures, he is mothered by a lion before finding a permanent family.
  • The simple text can be read by children in primary grades. The illustrations are unique and engaging.

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