Intervention

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.

Fostering resilience

Promotion of resilience in vulnerable children

Mother and child
Learning resource which introduces a structured approach to the assessment and promotion of resilience in vulnerable children.

Task Centred Casework

task-centred model of social work intervention

Older woman in glasses lost in thought

This multimedia learning object provides an introduction to the "task-centred" model of social work intervention. This model was based on the work of Sigmund Freud and the psychoanalysts. Psychoanalytic social work emphasised relationship-focused intervention with the professional adopting the role of the 'expert'.

Tackling volatile substance abuse in Scotland

A training programme for the social care workforce

Paint cans

This training programme for the social care workforce carries detailed information about solvent and volatile substance abuse, together with a range of materials that you can download and refer to again and again. This resource also contains audio interviews, videos, factsheets and in-depth training materials that you'll be able to take away and use in the training of others.

Crisis intervention

A framework for professional practice

Young man looking worried

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.