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WORKING WITH AN ATTACHMENT FOCUSED FRAMEWORK

This one day course is from 9.30am to 4.30pm

Who should come on the course

The one day course will benefit staff who work with service users and clients who have attachment issues. The training is active, participatory and is directed at staff who already have some experience of working with this client group.

The aims of the course

The course aims to provide:
• A greater understanding of attachment theory and how attachment issues might influence a support orientated relationship
• A safe and reflective space where participants can share their experience of working with individuals who have attachment difficulties.

The objectives of the course

• Participants will gain knowledge of basic attachment theory including the research the theory is based on and the resultant attachment patterns and styles
• Using scenarios to explore how attachment affects a supportive relationship both positively and negatively
• Relate the knowledge of attachment theory to ourselves and to the service users you work with
• Explore what you need to sustain yourself to work with individuals who have attachment issues.

Our trainer

Jean Budge has worked for Health in Mind’s Trauma Services for ten years, the last five as a supervisor. Trauma Services is a specialist service providing support to adult survivors of childhood sexual abuse.