The Emotional Needs of Young Children and Their Families: Using Psychoanalytic Ideas in the Community

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The aim of this book is to provide illustrations of ways in which psychoanalytic ideas can be adapted and used in a wide variety of community settings - including social services, schools and hospitals - to help children and families who are emotionally disturbed or who have been physically or sexually abused. It is a book for professionals who are interested in using psychoanalytic ideas in their own work settings, and assumes no previous knowledge of these ideas on the part of the reader. It provides basic ...

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Overview

The aim of this book is to provide illustrations of ways in which psychoanalytic ideas can be adapted and used in a wide variety of community settings - including social services, schools and hospitals - to help children and families who are emotionally disturbed or who have been physically or sexually abused. It is a book for professionals who are interested in using psychoanalytic ideas in their own work settings, and assumes no previous knowledge of these ideas on the part of the reader. It provides basic principles, many practical examples, further reading, and information about where to get support and consultation.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780415116138
  • Publisher: Taylor & Francis
  • Publication date: 2/22/1996
  • Pages: 320
  • Product dimensions: 5.50 (w) x 8.50 (h) x 0.66 (d)

Table of Contents

List of illustrations
Notes on contributors
Preface
Acknowledgements
1 Introduction: the social context 1
2 Key psychoanalytic concepts 12
3 Early applications: children and institutions 22
Link section: individuals and families 33
4 The contribution of observation training to professional development 38
5 Consulting to premature baby units 54
6 Consultation in General Practice 63
7 Psychodynamic family therapy with parents and under-5s 74
8 A psychoanalytic approach to the work of the guardian ad litem 85
9 Getting better makes it worse: obstacles to improvement in children with emotional and behavioural difficulties 101
Link section: groups 109
10 White City Toy Library: a therapeutic group for mothers and under-5s 112
11 The Monroe Young Family Centre 125
12 Bringing about change in parent-child relationships 136
13 Educational intervention for young children who have experienced fragmented care 148
14 A community group for abused children 157
15 A community group for depressed mothers and its relation to health visitors 167
16 Moving on: group work with children from a multicultural primary school 175
Link section: organisations 187
17 The development of the self in children in institutions 189
18 Issues in residential work 209
19 What is good day care? 221
Link section: social issues 235
20 Cross-cultural issues and racism in a multi-cultural society 237
21 Working to support refugee children in schools 247
22 Refugee children in exile in Europe 256
23 Children and violence 264
Endpiece 272
Appendix 1: Topic reference list 273
Appendix 2: Useful organisations 276
Bibliography 279
Index 290
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