This evidence summary reports on the elements thought to contribute to a healing environment for children who have experienced trauma.
Published in ESSS Outlines on 6 May 2019
Explores the evidence around the impact of individual experiential therapies (e.g. animal assisted, play, arts) and EMDR, for young people who have experienced trauma.
Published in ESSS Outlines on 23 Jul 2018
The moving story of Jo McFarlane, a writer, poet and public speaker. She provides an engaging story of her early life and journey to recovery, peppered with powerful, and often comic, poetry.
Published in Iriss.fm on 28 Jun 2018
Explores the evidence around Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), their impact on educational outcomes and what interventions may be effective.
Published in ESSS Outlines on 23 Apr 2018
Identifies evidence around good practice approaches to investigating child sexual abuse that may minimise harm or distress to children and non-abusing caregivers.
Published in ESSS Outlines on 16 Nov 2017
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.
Published in Videos on 4 Feb 2016
Edwina Grant talks to Christine Gordon and Karen Wallace of Adapt Scotland about caring for those who care for children who exhibit violent or aggressive behaviour.
Published in Iriss.fm on 18 Sep 2015
Christine Gordon and Karen Wallace - co-founders of Adapt Scotland - talk to Fiona Lettice about their first hand experience of fostering, adoption and trauma.
Published in Iriss.fm on 27 Apr 2015
Summarises the evidence in this challenging area of work and aims to support practitioners to reflect on their practice in this context.
Published in Insights on 13 Aug 2014
Dan Hughes - the developer of dyadic developmental psychotherapy speaks to Edwina Grant about creating an attitude of PACE - playful, accepting, curious, and empathic - which is central to dyadic developmental psychotherapy.
Published in Iriss.fm on 12 Sep 2012