Professor Eamon McCrory's Maltreatment Presentation

On Friday, 2nd December the Anna Freud National Centre for Children and Families hosted an international conference “Child Maltreatment: New Frontiers in Research & Practice” at Friends House, Euston.

Attended by over 250 delegates from across 19 countries, the conference brought together leading international experts in psychological treatment, social care, neuroscience and policy to consider how emerging evidence can improve prevention, care and treatment of children who have been affected by maltreatment. 

Professor Eamon McCrory opened the conference by introducing the concept of Latent Vulnerability as a way of understanding the enduring effects of threatening, unpredictable, or neglectful early environments.

Supporting Documents

Please click below to view the presentation slides


Click to discover the Anna Freud Learning Networks' top 5 open access research papers

Click to read Matt Forde, Head of NSPCC Scotland, 'The Legacy of Trauma' blog contribution for the spotlight

Anna Freud National Centre for Children & Families run a programme of trainings, events and seminars. Find out what is coming up here.

Related Content

Please click below to hear Professor Eamon McCrory on BBC's Weekend Women's Hour discussing whether emotionally neglectful or abusive fathers can do damage which lasts a lifetime with Research Psychologist Dr David Cohen and BBC's Weekend Woman's Hour presenter Jenni Murray (skip to 27.12)