This Virtual College Attachment Theory online training course has been designed for those who work with children and want to improve their understanding on the topic. The CPD approved training looks at the role attachment plays in the development of a child, the impact it can have, how children can be helped and the impact of brain development in the context of attachment theory.
Our introductory course is aimed at anyone who works with children, from social care workers to teachers, and wants to understand attachment theory.
Attachment Theory is a well-established theory which illustrates the key role attachment plays in the development of a child through to adulthood, how they form relationships with others and how they perceive themselves.
Using the context of attachment theory, our course is designed to provide you with insights into children’s behaviour and development, and what you can do to help a child who may be struggling.
Overall, it explores the history of attachment, the different attachment styles, the impact on brain development, the ways it can affect children and how it can impact their development through to adulthood, and helpful suggestions on what you can do if suspect a child is struggling with attachment difficulties.
We strive to ensure our courses are meaningful, beneficial and engaging. This attachment theory course includes a wide range of media types, such as videos, resources and challenges, to help bring the learning to life.
Our learning theory of attachment online course is suitable for anyone working with children in a wide range of roles which includes frequent or regular work with vulnerable children. Some of these roles may include social workers, care workers, teachers and teaching assistants.
Our attachment theory online course will take approximately one to two hours to complete. The length of time taken depends entirely on how quickly you can study and absorb the material. You can proceed as quickly or slowly as you like, and there is no limit on how long you can take to do the course and your progress will be automatically saved so you can log in and out as you please.
There are no specific entry requirements for this attachment training for professionals course.
The end of course test consists of 15 multiple choice questions. Learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark, and, if necessary, may attempt the test six times at no extra cost.
If learners do not achieve the 75% pass mark, further attempts may be given by contacting our support team.
Learners will be able to download a digital certificate in attachment theory on completion. This can be printed, and we suggest you keep it for your records.
Our Safer Sleeping for Babies online course is CPD approved and is perfect for those working in a healthcare or childcare environment.
We also offer an online Working with Children with Learning Difficulties and Disabilities course.
Attachment theory has become one of the dominant theories used today in the study of infant and toddler behaviour and in the fields of infant mental health, treatment of children, and related fields. It is clear from research that early experiences are most significant in shaping later outcomes for children. You can learn more about attachment theory in our article here.
This Virtual College Attachment Theory online training course has been designed for those who work with children and want to improve their understanding on the topic. The CPD approved training looks at the role attachment plays in the development of a child, the impact it can have, how children can be helped and the impact of brain development in the context of attachment theory. You can learn more about attachment theory here.
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If you are not 100% satisfied with your course then we offer a 30-day, no hassle money-back guarantee. To request a refund, you should email our learner support team with your receipt stating why you would like to be reimbursed. You, or your learners, must not have completed the training in order to make a valid refund claim. Any claim made after the training has been completed will be invalidated.
This online course consists of a series of pages in which an instructor will talk learners through the lesson material. Pages may include supporting pictures, graphs, animation or extra sounds to help with the learning where appropriate. Some lessons will include challenges/quizzes to help learners stay engaged and interested in the material. Lessons can be taken in any order and each lesson may be paused and resumed at any stage.
The course is self-paced so learners decide how fast or slow the training goes. There is no deadline for completion but some of our courses have a test at the end to check that learners have understood the material. If the course has a test at the end then learners are required to achieve a 75% pass mark to successfully complete the course. Once learners have passed the test they are awarded a certificate, which can either be downloaded digitally or sent as a physical copy if this option was chosen when purchasing the course.
Upon completion of any of our courses, learners will be able to download a digital certificate from Virtual College and will include the accrediting bodies logo where applicable.
If you have bought the posted certificate option (available on select courses), a high quality, seal embossed, certificate will be sent out at the beginning of the following working week.