An Introduction to Attachment

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
10 am - noon AKDT
Thursday, June 24, 2021
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Video Conferencing
Software
Zoom
Cost Range
$50.00

Host And Instructor

Host
Yale School of Medicine Child Study Center - Minding the Baby (MTB) National Office
Instructor
Arietta Slade, PhD and Heather Bonitz Moore, MS, ATR-BC, LPC, IECMH-E

Credits

Contact Hours: 2.00

Training Overview Description

This live zoom training is geared toward providing practitioners who work with young children, parents, or other caregivers an introduction to the core principles of attachment theory and to the primary findings of over 50 years of attachment research. Participants will learn how to identify the secure, avoidant, and resistant patterns of infant attachment, and secure, dismissing, and preoccupied patterns of adult attachment. Registration will be limited to 60 participants and breakout groups will be used for interactive discussion opportunities with each trainer.

Intended Audience

Family service practitioners including home visitors and clinicians, in addition to other reflective parenting program staff and professionals working with young children.

About Minding the Baby®

Minding the Baby® (MTB), is an evidence-based interdisciplinary reflective home visiting program for young families facing adversity utilized at the Yale Child Study Center.

Competencies & Endorsement

This training may cover certain competencies required for Endorsement®. AK-AIMH administers the Endorsement® to recognize the attainment of professional competencies in working with children 0-3. For more information about Competencies® & Endorsement for Culturally Sensitive, Relationship-Focused Practice Promoting Infant Mental Health®, please visit AK-AIMH's website.

Event-specific Details

The Alaska Association of Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health (AK-AIMH) has listed this training for the benefit of Alaska's professionals as part of our initiative Project Compass: Leading the Way to Infant & Early Childhood Mental Health Workforce Development. Project Compass is funded by AK-AIMH members and donors, the Alaska Children's Trust, and the Alaska Mental Health Trust Authority. Visit Project Compass to learn more!

Registration Information

Please visit the Yale Child Study Center website to register.
E-mail any questions to: mindingthebaby@yale.edu.