Subject: Foster care
How early years trauma affects the brain
The child who mistrusts good care
Assessing Adoptive and Foster Parents
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
Amicus “DDP in a Fostering Agency”. DDP UK Conference Birmingham 10-11 Nov 2015
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
Supporting Transition to a New Family Model Poster
An Attachment and Trauma-Based Approach - By Your Side
View resource: Supporting Transition to a New Family Model Poster
The Yellow Kite
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.
Holding on and hanging in
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.
The Open Nest
The Open Nest is a creative, forward thinking charitable project born from personal experiences of the adoption and long term fostering of traumatised children.
The Adoption/Foster Care Therapist Network (AFCTN)
View resource: The Adoption/Foster Care Therapist Network (AFCTN)
Parenting Advice for Foster Carers and Adopters (PAFCA)
View resource: Parenting Advice for Foster Carers and Adopters (PAFCA)
Dyadic Developmental Practice (DDP): A framework for Therapeutic Intervention and Parenting
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
Creating Loving Attachments. Parenting with PACE to nurture confidence and security in the troubled child
View resource: Creating Loving Attachments. Parenting with PACE to nurture confidence and security in the troubled child