Brain

How early years trauma affects the brain

The child who mistrusts good care

Dan Hughes
Dan Hughes summarises how the brain reacts to trauma and how an understanding of this process is helpful to foster and adoptive parents and professionals.

Why attachment matters in children's development - Helen Minnis

Why Attachment Matters, SIRCC seminar

Dr. Helen Minnis, Senior Lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, University of Glasgow. Helen is a senior lecturer in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the university of Glasgow. She spent time working as an orphanage doctor in Guatemala in the early 1990s prior to training in psychiatry and this stimulated an interest in the effects of early maltreatment on childrens' development.

Early brain development - Phil Wilson

What do we all need to know about children?

Phil Wilson is a general practitioner and a Senior Research Fellow at the University of Glasgow. He has trained in paediatrics and neuroscience and holds a Chief Scientist Office award in infant mental health.

Recorded at What do we all need to know about children? Defining a multi-professional learning agenda.