Foundations for Attachment Training Resource is a 6-session programme to help parents and carers to nurture attachments with their child. It is designed specifically for those caring for children whose capacity to emotionally connect has been compromised as a result of attachment problems, trauma, and loss or separation. Informed by attachment theory and Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy (DDP), it consists of three core modules: Understanding Challenges of Parenting Therapeutic Parenting Looking After SelfIt includes relevant theory and process notes for trainers, and a range of activities supported by electronic resources with downloadable activity sheets and handouts. This is a complete resource containing everything you need to run the sessions, and is perfect for any professionals involved in training foster carers, adoptive parents and kinship carers. Contents Forward by Dan Hughes Introduction to Beginning Attachments. Module One: Understanding Challenges of Parenting. Session One: Blocked Relationships. Session Two: Hiding and Miscuing. Module Two: Therapeutic Parenting. Session One: Building Connections. Session Two: Managing Behaviour. Module Three: Looking After Self. Session One: Understanding Attachment History. Session Two: Blocked Care. References and Reading List. Kim S. Golding is a consultant clinical psychologist with a special interest in parenting. She was involved in the setting up and evaluation of an inter-agency project in Worcestershire, UK, which is now part of the Integrated Service for Looked After Children (ISL). She is author of several books including bestsellers Creating Loving Attachments (co-authored with Daniel A. Hughes) and Nurturing Attachments, both published by Jessica Kingsley Publishers.