Psychology

Personality disorder

Dr Andrea Williams

A talk in seven parts presented by Dr Andrea Williams, Consultant Psychiatrist Personality Disorder and Homeless Team, NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde.

Understanding Resilience

Resilience and the value of protective factors in planning to support vulnerable children

Woman and child in protective embrace

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.

Understanding Attachment Theory

The basic principles of attachment theory

Father lovingly holding young daughter

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.

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.