partners and funding bodies:
centre consolidates expert support from a wide array of partners.
Our partners include voluntary organisations, statutory services and
potential funders as well as universities and research centres. Our
Economic and Social Research Council
The Bowlby Centre
The Bowlby Centre is a psychotherapy centre, well known for its
Attachment approach to psychodynamic training. Kate White, the editor of the 'Journal of
Attachment—new directions in psychotherapy and relational psychoanalysis' who has published widely on attachment theory and treatment is representing the Bowlby Centre on the CATS steering board.
Lucy Faithfull Foundation
The Lucy Faithfull Foundation (LFF) is a child protection charity
committed to reducing the risk of children being sexually abused.
LFF’s staff work with adult male and female sexual abusers;
young people with inappropriate sexual behaviours; victims of abuse
and other family members.
St Christopher's Fellowship
A children's charity that is also a housing association, providing
a unique combination of care, accommodation, housing, education, training
and support to children, young people and vulnerable adults. St Chrisopher's
Fellowship provides safe, caring, innovative solutions to the 21st
century challenges faced by a wide variety of service users, including
children in residential care and foster care, care leavers, young
people in supported housing, young runaways, those who are at risk
of family breakdown, the homeless, people with learning disabilities
and those in need of support in their education, training or employment.
European Society for Traumatic Stress
The European Society for Traumatic Stress Studies is the European
network for professionals in the field of psychotraumatology, seeking
to ensure continued prominence is given to all aspects of traumatic
stress and its many repercussions. The organisation promotes networking
between individuals and organisations within the field of psychotraumatology.
The Phoenix Chief Advocates
advocate group for child sexual abuse victims and support for families
of children murdered by child molesters.
Centre for Social Research
The National Centre for Social Research (NatCen) is the largest independent
social research institute in Britain. The organisation designs, carries
out and analyses research studies in the fields of social and public
policy – including extensive research among members of the public.
and Family Training
Child and Family Training is a non-profit organisation working to
promote evidence-based assessments and interventions with children
The West London Lifelong Learning
The West London Lifelong Learning Network is a government
funded partnership that aims to increase the number of vocational
learners progressing to and through Higher Education using flexible
learning, and respond to employers’ skills shortages.