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Attachment in Child Welfare and Protection Decisions

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The Morrison Hotel

Ormond Quay Lower

Dublin 1

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This training will be delivered by Prof. David Shemmings. It will cover the following items:

  • What is (and isn't) 'attachment'? Central myths and misconceptions about 'attachment'.
  • Contemporary topics in 'attachment' and how they can inform child welfare and protection decisions. The effects of trauma on the attachment system.
  • How knowledge of 'attachment' can help understand some of the complexities around contact, as well as sibling placement. How professionals tend to write about 'attachment'.
  • What are 'attachment-based interventions'?

Prof. Shemmings will show a number of short film clips throughout the day and there will also be plenty of opportunity for interaction and discussion.

This training will include refreshments and lunch.

CPD Points will be available.

Co-Funded by: Rights, Equality and Citizenship (REC) Programme of the European Union.

Organisers: Dr. Conor O’Mahony, Dr. Elaine O’Callaghan & Dr. Kenneth Burns, School of Law and School of Applied Social Studies, University College Cork.

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How can I contact the organiser with any questions?

Please contact Dr. Elaine O'Callaghan, IDEA Project Coordinator, Child Law Clinic, School of Law, University College Cork, elaine.ocallaghan@ucc.ie

Who should attend?

  • Solicitors
  • Barristers
  • Judges
  • Social Workers
  • Guardians Ad Litem
  • Other professionals with an interest in child protection

Are there ID or minimum age requirements to enter the event?

All participants must be over the age of 18. Please bring along some photo ID showing your date of birth as you may be asked for it.

Do I have to bring my printed ticket to the event?

Please bring a printed copy of your ticket or have your ticket ready on your smartphone to show at the door.

Can I update my registration information?

Yes, please contact the organiser by email.

Is it ok if the name on my ticket or registration doesn't match the person who attends?

Please email the organiser in advance as this may cause some complications on your arrival.

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Ormond Quay Lower

Dublin 1

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