Introduction to attachment and brain development

Audience Adults preparing to work with vulnerable children, Adults preparing to adopt, Adults preparing to foster children / young people
Course Level 2
Hours 5

Learning criteria

  • Explain key processes and steps in the attachment relationship affecting how baby brains develop
  • Explain the effects of positive attachment relationships on brain development
  • Describe key aspects of brain development that are affected by unmet attachment needs

Learning outcomes

  • Understand how relationships with adults affect children's brain development