Building resilience: Attachment, development and the brain to be held on 10 October 2016

The Building Early Attachment and Resilience (BEAR) project is researching effective ways to support parents at risk and their babies before and after birth. Its’ program of parent-infant intervention uses the science of early development and resilience to inform interventions focused on parental reflective capacity and infant affective communication to enhance the parent-infant attachment relationship.

BEAR is a collaborative project between the Royal Women’s Hospital - Centre for Women’s Mental Health, The University of Melbourne and Resilience Australia, Mental Health Foundation Australia and is funded by the Pratt Foundation. The symposium will feature leading clinicians and researchers in the field of maternal, perinatal and child development speaking on resilience, attachment, development and the brain.

The event was Monday, 10 October 2016 at the Conference Room, Ground Floor Royal Women's Hospital Parkville, Victoria.

Program available for download
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