Introduction to Beginning Attachments. Module One: Understanding Challenges of Parenting. Session One: Blocked Relationships. Session Two: Hiding and Miscuing. Module Two: Therapeutic Parenting. Session One: Building Connections. Session Two: Managing Behaviour. Module Three: Looking After Self. Session One: Understanding Attachment History. Session Two: Blocked Care. References and Reading List.
A group work programme for trainers containing everything you need to help adoptive, foster and kinship carers to learn how to nurture attachments with their child
Kim S. Golding is a consultant clinical psychologist with a special interest in parenting. She was involved in the setting up and evaluation of an inter-agency project in Worcestershire, UK, which is now part of the Integrated Service for Looked After Children (ISL). She is author of several books including bestsellers Creating Loving Attachments (co-authored with Daniel A. Hughes) and Nurturing Attachments, both published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.
The group programme developed by Kim Golding offers parents and
carers a bridge between learning the principles of attachment and
how such attachment is experienced. A wonderful resource. -- Dr Joe
Tucci, CEO, Australian Childhood Foundation
In six sessions, knowledge about trauma, attachment and neurobiology is made easy to understand through practice-based exercises and handouts. This resource is highly recommended. -- Julie Hudson, Chartered Clinical Psychologist, Associate Fellow of the British Psychological Society
Foundations for Attachment adeptly explores both the inner lives of these children, and provides resources for the challenges of parenting. Certain to be welcomed by practitioners, its accessible style will enlighten attachment-focused parents too. -- Ben Monaghan, Managing Director, Compass Seminars Australia
Kim Golding has eloquently distilled the essential elements of attuned parenting for children with histories of maltreatment for both facilitator and participant alike, strengthened by a body of evidence from well-thought-out pilot work. -- Dr Ben Gurney-Smith, Chartered Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Adoptionplus & Research Coordinator UK for DDP Institute