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By Chris Taylor

This publication publications childcare execs via attachment conception and offers ideas for taking good care of teenagers with attachment problems. It explains what attachment is, what diverse styles of attachment appear like in young ones and adolescents, how early attachment studies impact their lives, and the way this knowing may help childcare staff to improve healing methods of worrying. by means of figuring out those concerns, childcare staff are higher outfitted to aid and help the bothered young children they deal with. This e-book indicates the best way to advertise restoration via safe base studies in a healing atmosphere and gives ideas and strategies to take on demanding and challenge behaviour, anger and the consequences of trauma in childrens with attachment difficulties. This crucial booklet can be useful to execs comparable to residential carers, social staff and foster carers who paintings in a healing surroundings with weak and kids and children.

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The holding environment is a planned socio-emotional environment. It is a low-arousal, lowstress environment in which adults set and maintain the emotional tone. 47 Caring for Children and Teenagers with Attachment Difficulties The low-arousal environment is woven from consistent, predictable, nurturing, and stimulating care, with explicit boundaries that meet the needs of the child. This engenders a growing sense of trust, security and attachment. Within an overall environment that is child centred, adults set and maintain an emotional tone suitable for the developmental level of the child and conducive to recovery.

Stress is cumulative; an individual may cope with one stressful event in some circumstances, but be unable to cope satisfactorily with similar events when facing additional stressful circumstances. Some people feel stress in the absence of stressors, and some people do not feel stressed even when faced with a stressor. How we individually manage stress is influenced by the way we interpret or perceive the situation. Interpret things in one way, and we feel stressed, interpret them differently and we feel fine.

Nurture builds the inner representation that the child is lovable and valued, and focuses on the child’s uniqueness. Physical touch is used in a safe and positive way. All nurturing activities should allow the child to feel comfortable at their developmental age. Challenge and stimulation promote exploration and help the child take age-appropriate risks. They promote feelings of competence, confidence and autonomy, and include high expectations of the child, and wider experiences such as education and social interactions.

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