Psychology Associates is a leading independent practice of over 100 clinical, counselling, neuropsychological, forensic and educational psychologists, who provide services across the life span and for a large range of psychological challenges.
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ADAPT Scotland recognises that parenting and working with traumatised children is extremely challenging.
Our approach helps to make that challenge a little more manageable.
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Improving Analysis and Understanding of Parenting Capacity. Combining theory and practice guidance for professionals, this is a guide to assessing foster or adoptive parents. Contributors are David Howe, Joanne Alper, Dr John Simmonds, Kim Golding, Daniel Hughes, Ben Gurney-Smith, Jon Baylin
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Amicus is a Foster Care Agency that is striving to use a DDP approach in all layers of its service. Patricia McManamon, Thelma Huijgens and Suzanne McGalddery, social workers and AMICUS team members, presented their experiences and illustrated the realities and tensions of this approach in their day to day life within their roles.
View resource: Amicus “DDP in a Fostering Agency”. DDP UK Conference Birmingham 10-11 Nov 2015
Dr Viv Norris and Sally Twigger, The Family Place, Hay-on-Wye have designed this detailed and informative poster about transitions to a new family when children have experienced developmental trauma.
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The Yellow Kite is set up to advocate for children and young people who have been misunderstood and misinterpreted in our schools and communities for too long.
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The story of a boy, his foster family and their journey from trauma to healing. This compelling story tracks Wayne’s journey from first being fostered by Lorna at the age of nine, in a therapeutic fostering placement, through nearly four years of family life.
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The Open Nest is a creative, forward thinking charitable project born from personal experiences of the adoption and long term fostering of traumatised children.
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This is a publication of the Division of Clinical Psychology Faculty for Children, Young People and Their Families. The review's mission is to promote and share good quality clinical writing and research within the field of child, adolescent and family clinical psychology by publishing annual themed editions expressing a range of views and ideas and research around a pertinent topic. The authors of this paper are all Chartered/Registered Psychologists, Therapists and DDP Practitioners and Consultants who either work in the NHS or Independent Practice.
View resource: Dyadic Developmental Practice (DDP): A framework for Therapeutic Intervention and Parenting