Subject: Residential care

Edwina Grant “Alliance not compliance. DDP in residential settings” DDP UK Conference Proceedings Birmingham 10-11 Nov 2014

Edwina's presentation "Applying DDP principles and practices to residential settings" explored some of the opportunities and difficulties that are specific to developing and maintaining Dyadic Developmental Practice in residential settings. All parenting/caregiving can be both joyful and challenging. Edwina explored questions such as How can multiple caregivers work and care together with an attitude of PACE to build the children and their families capacity for more secure relationships?; What organisational culture is needed?; How are the children and the worker’s support needs met?; "How can everyone’s stress be co-regulated? as well as Do we need to re-examine what being professional means?. Edwina has also added her residential home version of Dan Hughes' Parenting S's

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George Thompson Integrating Family, Medication & Parent Approaches in a Residential Center. DDP Canada Conf Proceedings 6-8 Oct 2014

This presentation by George Thompson and Dan Hughes discussed the integration of Dr. Thompson's use of medication to facilitate a child's ability to form an attachment to his parent and make better use of DDP interventions. George presented one of his families for which Dan provided supervision and consultation. George is the Medical Director of KidsTLC, a residential program in Olathe, KS, which is in the process of becoming certified as a DDP Organization.
George Thompson

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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.

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