Alice Loving

Alice is a Family Assessment Practitioner who has been working in Child Protection since 2010. She completed a BA in Psychology and Education at Durham University and is currently completing a PhD within the Health and Social Care department at Royal Holloway University. Her research is focused on the impact that unresolved attachment based trauma can have on parenting capacity and the efficacy and applicability of Parent-Infant Psychotherapy within child protection. Alice has a lecturing post at the Centre for Child Protection within Kent University. She has published work in the Child and Family social work and Children England journals and written a chapter in, ‘Working with families and Disorganised attachment’. Alice has worked with Community Care on providing social workers with effective direct work techniques and is an ADAM project associate (Assessment of Disorganised Attachment and Maltreatment) delivering training and presentations to a number of organisations in the UK.

All posts by Alice Loving

Observing and supporting a parent’s mentalising capacity: direct work tool

Assessing attachment in parents and carers: quick guide