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Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy Level One Training

January 16, 2020 @ 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

DDP event Rennicke & Associates

This is a 4-day course, run in two sets of two days, approximately five weeks apart, on Dyadic Developmental Psychotherapy, the intervention model developed by Dr. Daniel Hughes.

This approach assists therapists and other professionals to understand and effectively support children, young people and their families. In this model, theory and research in the areas of developmental trauma, attachment theory, intersubjectivity and child development are integrated to produce a therapeutic approach used for relationship development and trauma resolution.  DDP recognizes the vital role which adoptive parents, foster carers and residential workers play as primary attachment figures in the recovery of traumatized, attachment-resistant children.

The principles and interventions are presented through formal presentations, discussion, videotape of sessions, role-play, and hand outs.

Who is it for?

This course is suitable for parents, social workers, child and youth workers, caregivers or teachers working with children with attachment issues. This training is also relevant for therapists and clinicians who want to increase their skill set of attachment focused treatment. The model is relevant for those working with children aged four through to adult years.

Please note that while Level One and Two are open access for professionals working with children and families, there are specific requirements that need to be fulfilled for those who plan to go on to apply for certification as a Practitioner in DDP. Please refer to What is required before starting the practicum for further information.

NewBridge Services is a New Jersey State Contracted therapy program to provide therapy to individuals and families involved with DCPP (child welfare). Services provided to adults and children at various levels of child welfare involvement. Contract purpose is to reduce the risk of abuse and neglect, process impact of child abuse and neglect. Participants on this training will be from this organization.

More information and bookings

Cost: $650 (before 15 Sept 2019)
$700 (after 15 Sept 2019)

A minimum $250 USD deposit must be paid to reserve your place, the balance will be due in full one month prior to the training start date.

Refreshments and light snacks provided only.

Places: 8

Dates: December 12-13, 2019 and January 16-17, 2020

Times: 9:00am to 5:00pm EST

For further information or to book a place:

Contact: Nicole Boolgnini

Email: nbolognini@newbridge.org


January 16, 2020
9:00 am - 5:00 pm
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NewBridge Services


NewBridge Services
NewBridge Services, 1259 Route 46 East, Building 2, Suite 100C “450 Room”
Parsippany, New Jersey 07054 United States
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