Practice Guidance

Assessing attachment in parents and carers: quick guide

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This guide is part of the attachment knowledge and practice hub. Introduction There are two main ways to formally assess the attachment organisation of an adult carer or parent: the Adult Attachment Interview (AAI) and the Attachment Style Interview (ASI). These require intensive training and accreditation. Other concepts and tools are, however, within the reach […]

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