Practice Guidance

Attachment theory and children in residential care: quick guide

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This quick guide is part of the attachment knowledge and practice hub. Introduction Children entering residential settings may be among the most traumatised in the care system. Because our emphasis is always to help children stay in their family or kinship group whenever possible and then, if not, to find them an alternative family substitute, […]

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