The Relevance of the Child-Caregiver Attachment
2 hours (0.2 CEUs)
Numerous attachment theorists identify the importance of children’s early, secure attachment bonds. Children’s relationships with their significant caregivers are the primary means for fostering healthy social and emotional development. This course introduces research and information focused on the attachment relationship, with special emphasis on observing and documenting teacher-child relationship quality to support positive outcomes for children.
Content Area VII: Observing and recording children’s behavior
IV.B: Assessing and Using Information to Plan
This course is designed to be part of a Child Development Associate (CDA) Credential curriculum, and covers CDA subject area 7: Observation and Assessment. It can also be taken as a stand-alone learning event or as part of a broader early childhood education curriculum.