Research

Disorganised attachment behaviour and child maltreatment: lessons from research

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Introduction

Learning points How understanding what disorganised attachment behaviour is can help social workers focus on the child. The ways that caregiver behaviour, such as extremely insensitive parenting, can lead to disorganised attachment behaviour in a child. Why it is vital for the caregiver to trust that their social worker understands them, when doing work to […]

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