This full day clinical workshop provides the clinician with an evidence-based update on Attachment & Trauma related disorders in traumatised and maltreated children. By exploring clinical and research findings from the past decade, participants will become aware of the emerging consensus for important changes to the conceptualisation and treatment of this disorder.

Seminar Outline:  

  • Defining Trauma related Disorders of early childhood  

  • Reactive Attachment Disorder 

  • Disinhibited Social Engagement Disorder 

  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder in Preschool Children  

  • Neurobiological and Genetic Modifiers  

  • Neurobiology of Trauma - Genetic Modifiers  

  • Towards Healing Attachment Disorders in young children (Part 1)  

  • Towards Changing brain-based behaviours - Review of Intervention Models  

  • Towards Healing Attachment Disorders in young children (Part 2)  

  • Role of birth parents (if involved) 

  • Role of long-term carers as primary agents of attachment healing - Role of clinical, educational and casework team members  

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This seminar is designed to provide 10-hours of active, face-to-face learning. 

Each session includes a pre-seminar and post-seminar task designed to meet the PBA requirements for an Active CPD event. 

Understanding

and

Treating

Childhood

Attachment

Disorder

Seminars for Psychologists & Health Professionals