Attachment Theory and Brain Development
Date & Time:
Target Group Level 3/Health 3
All multi-agency professionals working with infants, babies, children, young people and their parents or carers whose work involves identifying strategies to strengthen parent/child attachments in the context of Birmingham’s Early help and Family plans and safeguarding procedures.
To enable participants:
- To understand children’s development and the importance of early intervention strategies with children and their families to promote positive attachments
- To understand the importance of recent research exploring the infant’s neurological development and the implication for practice
By the end of the training program participants will be able to:
- Define what is meant by attachment and describe different attachment strategies that children may develop
- Identify aspects of early brain development that are essential for emotional and physical development and promote positive attachment
- Explain the impact of abuse and neglect on children’s development and attachments
- Demonstrate techniques which help children build attachment and trust
- Describe how attachment is used to socialise children and how it contributes to conscience development.
- Help and support parents to understand their children’s development and what they can do to promote good attachments