5 Reasons Attachment Theory is Important for Professionals and Parents

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Attachment Theory?  What's that?   In my work I regularly encounter significant lack of understanding amongst professionals and parents about the meaning or relevance of Attachments for those who work with children.   However in my view Attachment Theory is one of the most important areas of psychological thinking for anyone who works with children with complex needs.  It is one of the key foundations of the practical framework that I call The I Matter...

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NICE Consultation on Attachment

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The National Institute for Clinical Excellence have just released a draft document for consolation on attachment difficulties.

This is a very welcome development!

The consultation page (http://www.nice.org.uk/guidance/indevelopment/GID-CGWAVE0675/consultation)  contains the documents, background documents and instructions on how to comment.


It is possible to register as a stakeholder but the consultation will close on the 13th July 2015.    


So, what do I think is missing...

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5 reasons Attachment Theory is important for professionals and parents

 

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Attachment Theory?  What's that?   In my work I regularly encounter significant lack of understanding amongst professionals and parents about the meaning or relevance of Attachments for those who work with children.   However in my view Attachment Theory is one of the most important areas of psychological thinking for anyone who works with children with complex needs.  It is one of the key foundations of the practical framework that I call The I...

Read more…