Practice Guidance

Attachment – understanding the basics of the theory: quick guide

toddler looking scared or unhappy, being comforted by mother Photo: Irnya/Adobe Stocke


This guide and others in the attachment knowledge and practice hub can help you meet point 3 of the Knowledge and skills statement for child and family practitioners: Child development. Learning points The precise meaning of an attachment relationship between a child and caregiver. What influences the formation of the major attachment patterns (secure, insecure-avoidant, […]

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