Attachment and brain development

Audience Children's workforce
Course Level 3
Hours 10

Learning criteria

  • Explain how experience and relationships are critically important for early brain development
  • Summarise the effects of positive attachment relationships on brain development
  • Describe key aspects of brain development that are affected by unmet attachment needs
  • Explain the skills that attachment figures require in order to promote healthy brain development
  • Describe areas of intervention that would assist a child or young person whose brain development has been affected by unmet attachment needs

Learning outcomes

  • Understand how children's brain development is affected by relationships
  • Understand promoting healthy brain development