An assessment handbook for social workers
Frameworks for Assessing Children who have Experienced Developmental Trauma.
A comprehensive and integrated framework that has been developed over the past 10 years by the authors for assessing traumatised children with attachment difficulties. The handbook gives a theoretical and research based rational for assessing children who have experienced early trauma. It also includes practical tools that can be photo-copied and used.
There is a case illustration throughout to demonstrate how the assessment tools can be used.
The assessment handbook covers the following issues:
- Child and Adult Attachment Styles
- Sibling Attachments
- Contact Arrangements
- “Essential reading for Family Placement workers and Adoption Teams” – A Panel Advisor
In addition to the handbook:
- Free telephone consultation
- A training programme is available for purchase for agencies wishing to train staff in the use of the handbook