This one-day conference held on 7 March 2012 in London provided an ideal opportunity for delegates to hear world-renowned experts share their latest findings on early intervention and best practice in preventing child abuse and neglect to babies.
Dr T Berry Brazelton MD and Dr J Sparrow MD (Brazelton Touchpoints Centre), who spoke about the Neonatal Behavioural Assessment Scale; Professor Charley Zeanah (Tulane University), who dicussed the New Orleans Intervention Model; and Dr Sue Gerhardt, author of ‘Why Love Matters’.
Delegates also benefited from interactive workshops that focused on specific topics, and commented:
"Dr Amanda Jones workshop was inspiring and long-lasting in thoughtfulness. Will make a difference!"
“Really enjoyed the day – enthused me to improve my practice!"
“Opened my mind a lot on babies and interactions.”
“This has been one of the best conferences I have ever attended. I have learnt so much. Thank you.”
“Overall a very good and informative day. A big thank you.”
“Very good conference which I enjoyed enormously.”
“A wonderful, thought-provoking event.”
Early intervention foundation: making change happen (PDF, 319KB)
Graham Allen MP
The Family Nurse Partnership programme (PDF, 2.72MB)
Kate Billingham, Dept of Health
What’s in a smile? Supporting mothers with SMI in interaction with their babies (PDF, 296KB)
Susan Pawlby and Trudi Seneviratne, Kings College
Parents Under Pressure (PUP)(PDF, 2.86MB)
Gwynne Rayns, NSPCC and Sukki Sembi, University of Warwick
Holding the baby in mind (PDF, 977KB)
Dr Angela Underdown, University of Warwick
A comprehensive program for maltreated infants and toddlers (PDF, 9.67MB)
Charles H. Zeanah, M.D., Tulane University School of Medicine
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