Dr Loving has worked within the field of Child Protection for eleven years and currently works independently providing parental assessments and intervention work for local authorities. Dr Loving delivers attachment and relationship based practice training to social care practitioners within the UK and Ireland.
Dr Loving is an honorary lecturer for the Centre for Child Protection at Kent University and has published work in the Child and Family Social Work and Children England journals. Her most recent publication is a chapter titled ‘Working with cases of neglect and emotional abuse’, featured in Child Protection and the Care Continuum. She has previously worked with Community Care, providing social workers with effective direct work techniques and producing guidance on understanding attachment relationships and writing about this in court. She was recently commissioned by Community Care to produce a practice guide on ‘Attachment Trauma’ and parenting.
If you would like to know more about Dr Loving’s assessment and intervention services, training or publications please visit her website: www.draliceloving.co.uk