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Understanding attachment and the impact of early trauma

July 12, 2017 @ 10:00 am - 2:45 pm

“Understanding attachment and the impact of early trauma, and putting this into practice in supporting young people”

This training would include input on:

Day 1:

– Attachment theory

– Attachment patterns and how they present, through childhood, adolescence and

into adulthood

– The impact of early trauma, including an overview of neurodevelopment

– Hidden and expressed needs and what these mean for carers

– The need for safe base (children) and safe harbour (adolescents)

– Practical examples and opportunities to think about children in placement

Day 2:

– Reflection on carer’s own attachment history and attachment styles – the

importance of understanding our own triggers, vulnerabilities and strengths.

– Developing ‘mind-mindedness’

– Emotional regulation vs emotional control

– A reminder / overview of PACE

– Opportunities for trouble-shooting use of PACE

This training is being held at Little Silver, Unit 9, Ashton Units, Ashton Road, Marsh Barton, Exeter, EX2 8LN.

It is a 2 day training course being run on 12th and 19th July 10am – 2.45pm by Dr. Emma Greatbatch.





July 12, 2017
10:00 am - 2:45 pm
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