publication . Conference object . 2009

Attachment Theory, Foster Parents and Diversity Tolerance

Kenny, Michael; Fleming, Ted;
Open Access English
  • Published: 01 Jul 2009
  • Country: Ireland
Abstract
relevance to attachment within the biological and foster family. Yet every foster parent has a childhood attachment history that influences their interpersonal relationships in adulthood. The primary concern of the foster parent and their supports is with the foster child. But as a result the foster parent may distract or block reflection on their own attachment history. This presentation will focus on attachment theory and the adult, with particular reference to the foster parent. The presentation will firstly explore attributes of attachment theory relating to adulthood. The presentation will then explore how the interpretation of attachment in adulthood may i...
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Medical Subject Headings: education
free text keywords: Adult & Community Education
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