• By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Wednesday 17th October, 2012
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Adherence

Adherence is a component of implementation fidelity. It relates to whether the intervention is delivered as it was designed or written. A high level of adherence means that the core components of the program are delivered; staff are trained appropriately; and that the right techniques, materials and protocols are used in the contexts specified by the program developer.Quality is also a component…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Monday 23rd April, 2012
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Association of Child Psychotherapists

A professional body for psychoanalytic child and adolescent psychotherapists in the UK. Members work with children and young people as well as their parents, families and wider networks. They see clients with a wide range of difficulties ranging from problems with sleeping and bed-wetting to eating disorders, self-harm, depression and anxiety.www.childpsychotherapy.org.uk…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Monday 04th April, 2011
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Avshalom Caspi

is a Professor of Psychology and Neuroscience at Duke University, US, and Professor of Personality Development at the Institute of Psychiatry, UK. His research spans the fields of psychology, epidemiology, and genetics. His current work is concerned with three broad questions: (1) How do childhood experiences shape the course of health inequalities across the life span? (2) How do genetic differen…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Monday 04th April, 2011
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Alan Guttmacher

Alan Guttmacher is a paediatrician and geneticist who has helped to lead the US National Human Genome Research Institute and since 2009 has directed the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development or NICHD. Guttmacher played a key role in exploring the ethical, legal, and social implications of the human genome project and integrating its findings into health care. At NICHD he has led…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Friday 15th October, 2010
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Albert Bandura

His work is fundamental to several evidence based programs, including Incredible Years, Triple-P and Functional Family Therapy.…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Wednesday 18th November, 2009
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attachment theory

Developed by John Bowlby and elaborated by Mary Ainsworth, attachment theory focuses on the nature, significance and function of a child’s tie to his or her parent – more precisely on how the parent protects the child against harm and provides a secure base for exploration. Attachment-based interventions have been developed for a range of clinical problems.…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Sunday 20th September, 2009
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Action for Children

The UK children's charity Action for Children supports 156,000 children, young people and their families through around 420 projects across the country. It also promotes social justice by lobbying and campaigning.…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Thursday 25th June, 2009
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Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health

The Association was founded in 1956 by Emanuel Miller, to provide a multidisciplinary network for those engaged in work in child and adolescent mental health.…

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  • By Dartington SRU
  • Posted on Tuesday 12th May, 2009
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antisocial behavior

Antisocial behavior is a condition characterized by repetitive collisions with typical moral and ethical standards of society. Symptoms include aggression, callousness, impulsiveness, irresponsibility, hostility, a low frustration level, marked emotional immaturity and poor judgment.…

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  • By Kevin Mount
  • Posted on Tuesday 28th April, 2009
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autism spectrum disorders

Autism spectrum disorders denote a number of related psychological conditions typified by widespread abnormalities of social interactions and communication, as well as severely restricted interests and highly repetitive behavior.…

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