Jul 17

Series of free workshops for professionals from NSPCC London Infant and Family Team

The London Infant and Family Team (LIFT) is hosting a series of free workshops for professionals. LIFT is a specialist infant mental health service providing relationship based parenting assessments and interventions.

The workshop topics are:

7th June- Ghosts in the nursery: Assessing child-parent relationships using interview (Using the working model of the child interview and considering non-observable aspects of relationships)

5th July- Observing parent-child relationships: Assessing child-parent relationships by observation (play procedure, contacts) what are we looking for? Including the use of the PICCOLO (measure)

2nd August- Life story work with under 5s: Life story/narrative work with children

6th September- Attachment strategies of under 5s: Understanding different attachment strategies used by under 5s and how children ‘cue’ and ‘miscue’ their needs

4th October- Looking beyond children’s behaviour:

  • Equipping parents/carers to support children with their emotional needs
  • Labelling emotions for children while maintaining boundaries
  • Repairing difficulties

8th November- Improving attunement:

  • What do attuned replationships look like?
  • Understanding the principles of video interaction guidance (VIG) and how to model these principles
  • Using videos in intervention

The workshops will be running 10:00-12:00 at:

NSPCC, 254 High Street



If you would like to attend any of these workshops please confirm your place by emailing croydon.servicecentre@NSPCC.org.uk (there will be a maximum of 20 places per workshop so please confirm ASAP).

If you can no longer attend a workshop please call or email to cancel to enable your space to be given to somebody else.

If you have any additional questions about the workshops please call 02082531850 and ask to speak to Helen or Louise from the LIFT team.


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