DMM (Non-Standard) Assessment Procedures

Adult Attachment Interview (DMM-AAI)

  • The interview enables reflection on childhood, growing up and more recent times

  • Adult or parent only

  • Audio recorded interview

Meaning of the Child Interview (MoTC)

  • Looks at how the parent thinks about their child(ren)

  • Parent only

  • Audio recorded interview

Theraplay MIM

  • Assesses interactions between parent(s) and child(ren)

  • Series of play-based tasks

  • Video recorded

Transition to Adulthood Attachment Interview (DMM-TAAI)

  • The interview enables reflection on childhood, growing up and more recent times

  • Adolescent / young adult only

  • Audio recorded interview

Child Attachment and Play Assessment (CAPA)

  • Assesses the child's attachment relationships

  • Play-based narrative story stem procedure

  • Video recorded

Infant and Toddler CARE-Index (ICI / TCI)

  • Assesses patterns of interaction between the infant or toddler and their parent / caregiver

  • Parent / caregiver is filmed with the child

  • Video recorded