The objective of this learning object is to understand the concept of ‘resilience’ and the value of ‘protective factors’ in planning to support vulnerable children. This resource contains information on risk, research evidence, protective factors and the ecological model as well as resilient children and protective environments.
The objective of this learning object is to enable students to understand the basic principles of attachment theory and its importance for practice. This resource defines attachment, examines the components of attachment theory, patterns of attachment behaviour as well as attachment, abuse and neglect.
The aim of this learning object is to promote understanding of the key aspects of the crisis intervention model and explore its application to practice.
This learning resource has been adapted, with permission, from the video 'The Relationship Between Brain & Behaviour in Dementia: You're the Expert', developed by Torbay Council, Social Services Department, was designed for the carers of people with dementia. It explains how symptoms are caused and how they affect the behavioural patterns of people with dementia.
Dr. Dan Hughes, Clinical Psychologist, USA.
Dan is a clinical psychologist who specialises in child abuse and neglect, attachment, foster care and adoption. Dan is the originator of Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy - a relational therapy that integrates research in the areas of the neuro-biology of trauma, early child development and attachment theory. Dan trains other therapists in his model of treatment internationally and has been a regular visitor to Scotland since 2004.
He is the author of three ground-breaking books: