Issues in Foster Care: Overview of Attachment Theory

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Description

Attachment theory provides a descriptive and explanatory framework for understanding interpersonal relationships between human beings. Frances Stott, PhD, presents an overview of attachment theory and discusses how children instinctively attach to caretakers in order to achieve security and survival.

Target audience: Psychologists, mental health counselors, marriage and family therapists, social workers, addiction counselors, nurses.

This CE course is designated as intermediate.

Format: Asynchronous, distance learning. Non-interactive. Recorded audio with transcript.

Content Category: Clinical

There are no known conflicts of interest or commercial support to disclose.

You can access the audio to this interview via your computer's MP3 player and/or read the text of the interview.

Syllabus

  • Print Version / Test Preview
  • Part 1: Interview with Fran Stott, PhD
  • Part 2: Audio Version of Interview
  • CE Test
  • Evaluation

Author Bio

Subject Matter Expert:

Frances Stott, PhD, is the Barbara T. Bowman Professor of Child Development at Erikson Institute - a graduate school in child development. She has been a member of the faculty since 1979. She founded and directed Erikson's Infant Studies Program in 1984, its doctoral program in 1986, and was Vice President and Dean of Academic Programs for 14 years. A clinical and developmental psychologist, Dr. Stott is currently focusing her teaching and research on parent-child relationships and social-emotional development through the life span.

Interviewer:

Barbara Alexander, LCSW, BCD, is a graduate of the Smith College School for Social Work and the Child and Adolescent Psychotherapy Program of the Chicago Institute for Psychoanalysis. After working for 13 years in child psychiatric settings and 30 years in private practice, she is now founder and president of On Good Authority, and an expert interviewer.

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Page last modified or reviewed by athealth.com on Sep 25, 2023.

Learning Objectives

Upon completing this program, participants should be able to

  • Discuss how attachment theory is applied to children in foster care; and
  • Describe risk factors and protective factors for children in foster care.

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