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Attachment, Neurodevelopment Psychopathology with Andrea Landini M.D. in Iceland

  • Ended
  • 760 evrur
  • Suðurgata

Service Description

This course focuses on the development, prevention and treatment of psychological disorder, weaving together theory, human development, assessment, case examples and treatment applications. You'll learn to reframe maladaptive behaviour as adaptive strategies for self-protection in dangerous bio-psycho-social contexts. The course focuses on development from infancy to adulthood, emphasising the process of adaptation and developmental pathways that carry risk for psychopathology. The model used is the Dynamic-Maturational Model (DMM) of Attachment and Adaptation, developed by Dr. Patricia M. Crittenden. The DMM is relevant to individuals who are at risk, who have been exposed to danger, who display disturbed or maladaptive behaviour, or who are diagnosed as having a psychiatric disorder. A particular emphasis is cultural influences on attachment. Learning Outcomes New skills: • Perceiving discrepant behaviour, seeing commonly overlooked clues. • Identifying false-positive affect and uncovering hidden problems in their early stages. • Differentiating symptoms and self-protective strategies, specifying how symptoms function. • Functional formulation: moving beyond symptom-based diagnoses to understanding the underlying function of behaviour (i.e. the needs the person is trying to meet). • Treatment planning, choosing treatment strategies to: Increase efficiency • Lower cost • Reduce risk of iatrogenic harm Take-away tools: • Level of family functioning scale. • Gradient of intervention scale. • Downloadable materials. • Daily text of slides (with registration only). • Bibliography of numerous published papers. Who Should Attend? The course is for professionals from a range of disciplines who work with adults, children and families where insecure attachment and / or unresolved trauma and loss may be a significant factor affecting family members’ safety, health, and well-being. This includes professionals working within mental health, social work, criminal justice, the voluntary / charitable sector, and related fields. Please note this course is also a prerequisite for people who intend to take courses in DMM assessments such as the Adult Attachment Interview (AAI). Trainer: Andrea Landini M.D. Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist

Cancellation Policy

Cancellations made 14 days or more in advance of the event date, will receive a 100% refund. Cancellations made within 14 days of the event are nonrefundable.

Contact Details

  • Suðurgata 41, Hafnarfjörður, Iceland

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