Publications

Peer Reviewed Literature and Book Chapters

Crittenden, P. M., Farnfield, S., Landini, A., & Grey, B. (2013). ‘Assessing attachment for family court decision- making: A forensic protocol for empirically-based evidence regarding attachment’. Journal of Forensic Practice, 15(4).

Goddard, J. (2005) ‘Baby’s First Year’, UK, Mitchell Beasley (Juliet Kesteven was formerly known as Juliet Goddard)


Grey, B and Farnfield, S (2017a), ‘The Meaning of The Child Interview (MotC) – A new procedure for assessing and understanding parent-child relationships of ‘at risk’ families’, Clinical Child Psychology and Psychiatry, Vol: 22.2

Grey B and Farnfield S (2017b), ‘The Meaning of the Child Interview (MotC) – The initial validation of a new procedure for assessing and understanding the parent-child relationships of ‘at risk’ families, Journal of Children’s Services, Vol 12:1 

Under Review / In Progress 

Crittenden P., Grey B. and Spieker S. (in press) ‘Maltreating Parents’ Attachment Strategies: Comparisons to Normative, Mentally Ill, and Criminal Adults’ [Journal Article, under review]


Grey B. and Gunson J (in press) Invisible Children? How attachment theory and evidenced-based procedures can bring to light the hidden experience of endangered children’ in Bunston W and Jones S. (Eds.) ‘Supporting Vulnerable Babies and Young Children: How to Work with Complex Challenges’ UK: Jessica Kingsley Publishers 

Professional Publications 

Grey, B (1997), ‘Just Therapy? Can Therapeutic Social Work be Truly Anti Oppressive’, Surbiton: Social Care Association (SCA)


Grey, B (2001) ‘Called to Account’, Family Law Journal, No. 12, December


Grey, B (2001) ‘On the wrong side of the law’, Community Care, 18th November, concerning CAFCASS and the role of Children’s Guardians 

Grey, B (2002) ‘Turning the Clocks back – Could CAFCASS’ current crisis have been avoided?’, Representing Children, Vol. 14, No. 4 

Grey, B (2003) ‘Can CAFCASS change? Reflections on the Report of the Inquiry into CAFCASS by the House of Commons Select Committee of the LCD’, Seen and Heard, Vol. 13, no. 2


Grey, B (2005) ‘Attachment Theory – A Family Court Practitioner’s Tool? Foundations’, Representing Children, Vol. 18:1


Grey, B (2005) ‘Long Term Fostering or Adoption? A Research Review’, Seen and Heard, Vol. 15, no. 4


Grey, B (2006) ‘Attachment Theory – A Family Court Practitioner’s Tool – Developing an Attachment Minded Practice’, Representing Children, Vol. 18:2

Grey, B (2007) ‘Attachment in Adults: A Useful Concept in Family Court Proceedings’, Seen and Heard, Vol. 17, no. 3


Grey (2017) ‘The Meaning of the Child to the Adoptive Parent: Understanding the Contribution of the Parent to the Parent-child relationships in Adoption’, Seen and Heard, Vol. 27:2 

Academic Posters and Dissertation 

Crittenden P., de Mille A., de Mille P., Grey, B., and Landini, A., (July, 2010). “Assessing attachment for family courts: A protocol for empirically-based evidence on attachment for family courts.” Paper presented at the 3rd National research Conference on Child and Family Programs and Policy. Bridgewater, MA”. Also presented at the 2nd Biannual Conference of the International Association of Attachment in Cambridge, August 2010 

Crittenden P., Grey, B. (2010) ‘Assessing Parental Competence in Family Court Proceedings using the DMM-AAI’ Poster presented to the 2nd Biannual Conference of the International Association of Attachment in Cambridge, August 2010 

Grey B (2010) ‘The Meaning of the Child in Parenting Interviews: A comparative study using the Parent Development Interview and the CARE-Index’, Poster and seminar presented to the 2nd Biannual Conference of the International Association of Attachment in Cambridge, August 2010


Grey B. (2014) ‘The Meaning of the Child to the Parent: The Development and Validation of a new method of classifying parenting interviews for the nature of the parent-child relationship’, PhD thesis, London: University of Roehampton


Grey, B (2014), ‘The Meaning of the Child to the Parent – An Inter-subjective Approach to Assessing Representations of Caregiving’, Poster presented at the World Association of Infant Mental Health Conference, Edinburgh, June 2014


Grey, B and Gunson, J (2014), ‘What’s Missing? Can a multi-disciplinary approach to using attachment theory and evidenced-based procedures make visible the gaps in protecting children highlighted by serious case reviews?’ Poster workshop presented at the World Association of Infant Mental Health Conference, Edinburgh, June 2014. 

Kesteven, J. (2012) ‘Moving Beyond Blame and Shame – Using the Dynamic Maturational Model of Attachment to inform Parent- Infant Therapeutic Interventions’ Poster presented to the third Bi-annual Conference of the International Association of Attachment (IASA) in Frankfurt, 2012