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Watch Judy Furnivall as she outlines attachment theory.

This presentation is delivered by guest speaker, Judy Furnivall.

Judy is a consultant for CELCIS, the Centre for Excellence for Children’s Care and Protection, at the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow.

In this talk we begin to consider what we mean and understand by attachment. Judy outlines what we know about the theory and process of attachment and how it helps us to understand the way in which children and young people grow and develop, the potential impact when the behaviour of adults and care-givers is not responsive to the needs of the child in their care, and the impact of early childhood experiences of attachment on the development of personality, trust and subsequent behaviour. The long-term implications of failing to attend to early childhood attachment experiences are highlighted and links made to the importance of attending to the relationship needs of vulnerable children.

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