Beyond attachment theory and therapy : Towards sensitive and evidence-based interventions with foster and adoptive families in distress

@inproceedings{Barth2005BeyondAT,
  title={Beyond attachment theory and therapy : Towards sensitive and evidence-based interventions with foster and adoptive families in distress},
  author={Richard PO-30 Barth and Thomas M. Crea and Karen John and June Thoburn and David Quinton},
  year={2005}
}
Elements of attachment theory have been embraced by practitioners endeavouring to assist foster and adopted children and their parents. Attachment theory articulates the potential risks of experiencing multiple caregivers; emphasizes the importance of close social relationships to development; and recognizes that substitute parents may not always have close relationships with children who have experienced adversities before joining them. Attachment theory offers concerned parents what they… CONTINUE READING

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