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    DescriptionThis book guides childcare professionals through attachment theory and provides techniques for caring for children with attachment difficulties. It explains what attachment is, what different patterns of attachment look like in children and young people, how early attachment experiences affect their lives, and how this understanding can help childcare workers to develop therapeutic ways of caring. By understanding these issues, childcare workers are better equipped to help and support the troubled children they care for. This book shows how to promote recovery through secure base experiences in a therapeutic environment and provides solutions and methods to tackle challenging and problem behaviour, anger and the effects of trauma in children with attachment problems. This essential book will be invaluable to professionals such as residential carers, social workers and foster carers who work in a therapeutic environment with vulnerable and troubled children and young people.


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    Title
    A Practical Guide to Caring for Children and Teenagers with Attachment Difficulties
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Chris Taylor
    Physical properties
    Format: Paperback
    Number of pages: 224
    Width: 156 mm
    Height: 234 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 340 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9781849050814
    ISBN 10: 1849050813
    Classifications

    B&T Book Type: NF
    BIC E4L: SOC
    B&T Merchandise Category: TXT
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 20
    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: S3.3
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 03
    BIC subject category V2: JMC, JKSB1
    B&T General Subject: 750
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 25350
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Subject Code: SO
    Libri: I-SO
    BIC subject category V2: JKSF
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 03
    BISAC V2.8: PSY006000, SOC025000
    LC subject heading: , , , ,
    DC22: 362.74
    LC subject heading: ,
    BISAC V2.8: FAM004000
    LC subject heading:
    LC classification: BF723.A75 T39 2010
    LC subject heading:
    Thema V1.0: JMC, JKSB1, JKSF
    Illustrations note
    15 figures & tables
    Publisher
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Imprint name
    JESSICA KINGSLEY PUBLISHERS
    Publication date
    15 March 2010
    Publication City/Country
    London
    Author Information
    Chris Taylor is Registered Manager of a residential home and a company trainer. He has specialised for twenty years in working with young people with attachment difficulties, and delivers training on the subject to foster carers, social workers and residential childcare workers.
    Table of contents
    Introduction.; 1. Patterns of Attachment.; 2. The Planned Environment - an organizational representation of a secure base.; 3. Ways of Caregiving - working within the frame.; 4. Working for Recovery - relational representation of the secure base.; 5. Working with Conflict.; 6. Working with Anger.; 7. Managing Challenging Behaviour.; 8. Changing Problem Behaviour.; Bibliography.; Index.