This well referenced report explains what affects children's emotional development from birth and during infancy. Recent research on brain development and the implication for service providers of local community based services for babies and infants are discussed.
This report complements Positive beginnings with a focus on international research and service provision presenting recent research data about early brain development and the different theoretical approaches underpinning interventions with babies and their carers.
Written by Robin Balbernie, a key child psychotherapist in the field of infant mental health. Robin's paper focuses on early intervention arguments drawing on his experience of infant services in the US and Europe.
A booklet prepared to assist teachers who have troubled refugee children in school. Arising from the work of a child therapy project carried out jointly with the Medical Foundation for Victims of Torture.
This directory containing details of over 100 service providers promoting the mental health of child refugees to enable quick reference by frontline workers in the statutory and voluntary sectors. With its detailed information about a broad range of service types across the UK it will enhance collaboration with those working to meet the needs and aspirations of refugee families and children.
All children need to be able to think about and talk about their feelings. This resource, piloted in London schools, introduces the use of film to support Key stage 1 and 2 in the Personal Social and Health Education curriculum providing an opportunity to discuss childhood emotions and experiences in a well-structured educational setting.