Yvonne Shemmings

Yvonne Shemmings is a Continuing Professional Development Specialist and has trained professionals in over 30 child protection organizations. She is a qualified social worker and a senior manager, and her work includes the use of attachment theory in practice. Yvonne has published widely in the fields of child and adult attachment and child protection.

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Understanding Disorganised Attachment: Theory and Practice for Working with Children and Adults

Understanding Disorganised Attachment: Theory and Practice for Working with Children and Adults

by David Shemmings, Yvonne Shemmings

  • Paperback £22.99

Disorganized attachment, the most extreme form of insecure attachment, can develop in a child when the person who is normally meant to protect them is a source of danger. This usually leads to 'fear... (more)

Assessing Disorganized Attachment Behaviour in Children: An Evidence-based Model for Understanding and Supporting Families

Assessing Disorganized Attachment Behaviour in Children: An Evidence-based Model for Understanding and Supporting Families

Edited by David Shemmings, Yvonne Shemmings

  • Paperback £24.99

Assessing Disorganized Attachment Behaviour in Children lays out an evidence-based model for working with and assessing children with disorganized attachment and their adult carers: families whose... (more)

A-Z of Attachment

A-Z of Attachment

by David Wilkins, David Shemmings

  • Paperback £18.99

Launching Palgrave's interdisciplinary Professional Keywords series, this reader-friendly reference guide distils the study of attachment into digestible, yet authoritative, chunks.

This book... (more)

The Child's World, Third Edition: The Essential Guide to Assessing Vulnerable Children, Young People and Their Families

The Child's World, Third Edition: The Essential Guide to Assessing Vulnerable Children, Young People and Their Families

Edited by Jan Horwath, Dendy Platt

  • Paperback £26.99

This definitive textbook provides accessible information on best practice for assessing the needs and strengths of vulnerable children and their families. It explores the challenges that... (more)

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