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Sep 30, 2016

Professor Helen Minnis of the University of Glasgow, talks to David Woodier, a teacher, adoptive parent and blogger for Scottish Attachment in Action, about 'Why attachment matters'. Themes emerging from the interview may well resonate with those living and working with children and young people who've had an adverse...


Dec 5, 2014

Theraplay is a child and family therapy aimed at enhancing and building attachment, self-esteem, trust in others, and joyful engagement. Edwina Grant opened the Scottish Attachment in Action Conference in December 2014 by explaining the importance of play - the building block of human development - and the...


Sep 18, 2014

We all believe in preventing harm to children and we know that attachment plays a key role in prevention, but how do we close the gap between what we know and what we do? Putting the baby IN the bathwater is a coalition of some 80 organisations and individuals committed to making Scotland the best place to grown up....


Jan 29, 2014

During the Scottish Attachment In Action 2013 conference Iriss.fm spoke to the speakers - Tam Baillie, Judy Furnivall, Helen Minnis, Sally Wassell and Paul Gilroy - as well as some of the delegates on a range of topics: how research into brain development in early years is helping us understand brain development...


Sep 4, 2012

Dyadic developmental psychotherapy - Dan Hughes. Dyadic developmental psychotherapy is an approach that is gaining momentum in Scotland as an effective intervention for children and young people in residential care, who are adopted or are in foster care or children have experienced abuse, neglect or trauma in...