Attachment is the deep emotional bond between a caregivers and children. This paradigm also continues to endure and shift into the arena of adult relationships and has a lasting impact on our psychology. An attachment relationship that is characterized by warm, sensitive, attuned, and consistent caregiving lays the foundation for resilience, security, compassion, emotion intelligence, and healthy relationship— it is considered the hallmark of psychological well-being.
In this course, attendees will learn about the foundational history of attachment research, develop a better understand attachment styles in both children and adults and outcomes related to each style, how the brain’s development is contingent on the quality of care a child receives, and interventions that promote a more secure attachment style in children.
Parents and caregivers will walk away with a holistic and comprehensive view of attachment, and understand to be more intentional in their day to day interactions with their child.
- Explore early research in attachment
- Define maternal deprivation and understand how lack of quality attachments can lead to failure to thrive
- Describe the primary attachment styles in both children and adults, and the outcomes related to each
- Learn about how attachment is related to neurological development in children
- Explore how ruptures occur in the attachment relationship
- Cultivate a greater understanding of their own attachment history and how it impacts their ability to parent.
- Define a variety of evidence-based attachment interventions
- CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION with 3.5 instructional hours endorsed by the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association.
- RESOURCES: Access to several mental health and parenting resources
- SUPPORT: Access to the instructor who taught the course should any questions arise.
- LIFETIME ACCESS: Course is available as long as it is hosted on our platform.
- SELF-PACED STUDY: No timeline for completion of the course.
WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR:
This presentation is appropriate for parents, educators, child care professionals, caregivers, and mental health professionals.
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