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Contemporary Attachment Theory for Practice

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Contemporary Attachment Theory for Practice

Professor David Shemmings

Wednesday 11th December 1pm - 4pm

This masterclass is led by Professor David Shemmings and looks at contemporary attachment theory for practice.

Professor David Shemmings, Emeritus Professor of Child Protection Research, University of Kent

He is the author of more than 60 articles, books and chapters on relationally-based social work theory, research and practice. In 2010, he co-authored a government-funded, C4EO Knowledge Review on 'Working with Highly Resistant Families'. Currently, Professor Shemmings leads the Advanced Child Protection stream within the West London Alliance Post-qualifying Initiative (involving eight London boroughs) and directs the Attachment and Relationship-based Practice training in 40 child protection organisations across the UK and Europe. He is also visiting Professor of Child Protection Research at Royal Holloway College, University of London. He was awarded an OBE in the Queen's Birthday Honours list in June 2014 for 'Services to Child Protection'.

This event is funded through the West Midlands Teaching Partnership.

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