DDP Level One Training, Motherwell, Scotland

7 November 2023 - 14 December 2023 (9:30 am - 4:30 pm)
In person
United Kingdom

Please note the location of this training has changed to the Dalziel Building, Clydesdale Suite, Motherwell.

This training takes place on the following days, 7, 9 November and 12, 14 December 2023.

This is an introductory 4-day course on Dyadic Developmental Practice, Psychotherapy and Parenting, an intervention model developed by Dan Hughes, Clinical Psychologist, USA.

This approach assists therapists and professionals to understand and effectively support children, young people and their families. In this model, theory and research in the areas of developmental trauma, attachment theory, intersubjectivity and child development are integrated to produce a therapeutic approach used for relationship development and trauma resolution.  DDP recognises the vital role which adoptive parents, foster carers and residential workers play as primary attachment figures in the recovery of traumatised, attachment-resistant children.

The principles and interventions are presented through formal presentations, discussion, videotape of sessions, role-play, and hand outs.

Who is it For?

The training is relevant and open to therapists and practitioners who have experience in working with children and young people with trauma-attachment problems and their foster, adoptive or birth families.

Organiser

NHS Lanarkshire CAMHS

Contact: Mhairi Gervais at Mhairi.gervais@lanarkshire.scot.nhs.uk or 01698753803

More details

Lunch and refreshments are included.

Please contact the organiser to book your place and for more information.

NHS Lanarkshire CAMHS are selling 4 places to the public. NHS Lanarkshire CAMHS includes clinicians and therapists who work directly with infants, children, young people and their families. The majority of attendees for this training will be from this service with some places being sold to the public.

About DDP Training

View and download the DDP Level One Training Content PDF.

For more information about DDP Level One and Two training please visit our Training pages.

DDP Level One and Two training is suitable for professionals who have experience working with children and families, or parents or caregivers, whose children have experienced developmental trauma. This includes but is not limited to therapists, social workers, educators, adoptive parents, foster parents, kinship carers, or other caregivers, such as in residential homes.

Please note there are very specific requirements that need to be fulfilled in order to apply to start certification as a Practitioner in DDP. Please refer to What is required before starting the practicum for more information.

DDP Level One Training, Motherwell, Scotland at Dalziel Building, Clydesdale Suite, 7 November 2023 - 14 December 2023
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