Saturday, January 14, 2012

Introduction to Attachment - Conference Lectures

The first lecture is useful as an introduction to the basic ideas of attachment theory - too bad the whole conference was not videoed or made available online. However, there is audio and PDFs of the lectures and/or Powerpoints (see below).

The conference was hosted by the Shenandoah Anabaptist Science Society - as part of Eastern Mennonite University's counseling program - it's good to see at least some sects of Christianity looking to science to make us better human beings and better parents.
Introduction to Attachment

Dr. Annmarie Early, associate professor in the MA in Counseling program, gave EMU faculty and staff an introduction to attachment theory and a preview of the upcoming conference, "Conversations on Attachment: Integrating the Science of Love and Spirituality," to be held at EMU March 31-April 2, 2011.

For more information on the conference, visit http://www.emu.edu/sass/conference/




But wait, there's more . . . .

November 20, 2009

“Molecular Neurobiology of Attachment and Social Bonding”
Dr. Larry Young
Professor of Psychiatry
Emory University, Atlanta, GA


January 22, 2010

“Caring: How We Become Attached”
Nel Noddings, Ph.D.
Lee Jacks Professor of Education Emerita
Stanford University, Stanford, CA


Follow up to the conference

Thanks to the more than 1,000 people who gathered at EMU March 31 through April 2, 2011 for the Conversations on Attachment conference! We’re delighted if the conversation continues long beyond the campus gathering.

Without love, we’re dead is a summary article about the entire conference. You can comment on that article and forward it via Facebook and Twitter.

Other follow up materials are below, including posting by each speaker with blogging option to continue the conversation.

Blogs

EMU’s official Attachment Blog is up and running with a follow up post dedicated to each conference speaker. All follow up materials for each keynote address will be published at the Attachment Blog as they become available.

Integrating Heart and Soul: The New Science of Attachment & EFT by Sue Johnson
The Social Regulation of Emotion by James Coan
Mindsight, Mindfulness and the Journey from Me to We by Dan Siegel
Narratives of Care: The Social Echo of Community Transformation by John Paul Lederach
Emotion, Attachment, and Theology: How Do They Fit in the Hierarchy of the Sciences? by Nancey Murphy  

Others at EMU are blogging about the attachment conference as well!
CJP Faculty Reflect on the EMU Attachment Conference // Peacebuilder Online (Center for Justice and Peacebuilding)
Relationships Matter // Restorative Justice Blog by Howard Zehr

PowerPoint presentations

The conference presentations are now available to be downloaded. Please note that slides that contain videos were removed to minimize download time.

Integrating Heart and Soul: The New Science of Attachment & EFT Dr. Sue Johnson
The Social Regulation of Emotion Dr. James Coan
Mindsight, Mindfulness and the Journey from Me to We Dan Siegel, M.D.
Narratives of Care: The Social Echo of Community Transformation John Paul Lederach

Podcasts

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