Practice Guidance

Attachment theory: applying it in your practice

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Introduction

Learning points A summary of the basics of attachment theory and common myths in how it is understood so you can think critically about how to apply it in your practice. Ways to understand the ‘secure base’ and ‘safe haven’ concepts and the ‘mind-mindedness’ of carers. Tips and suggested frameworks for observing children and parents/carers […]

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