Every human being forms a wide variety of attachments throughout life. However, it is those that are formed soon after birth and throughout childhood that have the biggest impact and influence of all. Unfortunately, attachments always have been and always will be broken for a variety of reasons. Death and divorce being the most obvious examples, not to mention the process of being put up for adoption and separated from biological parents. Attachment breakdowns can have an enormous impact on the development of children of all ages in a variety of ways. In the world of child psychology, a strong working knowledge and understanding of attachment theory is of paramount importance.
Consequences of Breakdowns in Attachments
This insightful tutorial has been designed for current and prospective child psychologists and carers alike. Explore the causes and effects of attachment breakdowns, while considering if and how children of various ages grieve different to adults. Learn how children of all ages are affected by divorce, the effects foster care can have on a child’s development, factors that may affect children’s adjustment and more..
No prior knowledge is required to take this unit.
|Course Duration||10 Hours|
|Start Date||on going|