An Introduction to Disorganized & Disrupted Attachment

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Training Details

Event Dates and Timeframe
10 am - noon AKDT
Thursday, July 29, 2021
Location and Delivery Method
Delivery Method
Video Conferencing
Cost Range

Host And Instructor

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


Contact Hours: 2.00

Training Overview Description

Delivered by Minding the Baby® (MTB) Co-Founder Dr. Arietta Slade and MTB Trainer Heather Bonitz Moore, this live zoom training is geared toward providing practitioners who work with young children, parents, or other caregivers an introduction to the concept of disorganized attachment, as well as other manifestations of disrupted attachment. Some of the proposed etiologies of this form of attachment will be discussed, along with consideration of long term sequelae. The clinical relevance of this construct will also be addressed. 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.
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