The training begins with a description of Bowlby’s attachment theory including key concepts and characteristics and developmental stages. There will be a description of both securely and insecurely attached parents and their parenting style and the characteristics of securely and insecurely attached children. This includes how to recognise and work with children with a variety of insecure attachments styles.

Teaching Methods

Course material provided will be delivered via description and dialogue by the facilitator supported by power point slides. Group participation is encouraged throughout and essential to participant learning. This will include video clips, group and small group exercises and examples from practice.

Length of Course

This is a one day training course lasting four to six hours depending on organisational and attendee needs and requirements.


Any appropriately sized room with a projector, screen and flip chart

Group Size

Minimum group size 6. Can be taught to up to 30 at one time. Can be offered as a conference presentation for larger groups.

Who will benefit/target audience

This training day is really interesting and helpful to anyone working with children and young people. Particularly vulnerable and hard to reach populations.

We have specific courses for certain staff and carer groups including-

  • Attachment for Foster Carers
  • Attachment in the Classroom

Main benefits

To understand the impact of early misattuned care giving on attachment styles and how this can be manifest in children’s behaviours, relationships and emotions ongoingly. To be able to look for the various attachment styles that children may show and how best to work with these different presentations.

Next Steps

We encourage any organisation which would like to make use of our courses and training to contact us to discuss.
Call: 07800 970 049

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