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Seán is currently joint-director of the Pillars of Parenting Social Enterprise and a private consultant in child and educational psychology. He was joint-founder of the continuing professional doctorate in Educational Psychology (DEdPsy) at University College London.Seán has spent the past eight years developing a new model of professional childcare, which is based on the concept of ‘Emotional Warmth’ and which enables residential carers and foster/ adoptive parents to meet the parenting needs of children in public care, provide emotional support for developmental trauma, promote self-managed behaviour and build on their character strengths.

Longer read: Hands off? challenging the touch taboo in education and care contexts

18 October 2017 by , 1 comment

Why the issue of touch is so important Affective touch is a powerful medium for conveying empathy between people, for…