Attachment Theory Course
SFTR Registered Open College Diploma Course
- SFTR Accredited Open College Diploma Course
- Upon completion of this course you will be entitled to the use of these Designatory letters after your name: Dip.Attach.theory which will be printed upon your final Diploma Certificate under your name.
Additionally you will receive these 2 Certificates within your course package:
- A4 size Membership wall display certificate into the Open College. Allowing you the use of MOC after your name.
- A4 size Membership wall display certificate into the SFTR. Allowing you the use of MSFTR after your name.
This diploma course is currently available for the temporary reduced low fee of only £225.00 UK.
If ANY baby fails to develop the capacity for attachment at the critical stage then there is no foundation from which to transfer or attach directly to others later in life and this can be an issue which stays with that person for the rest of their life.
Human behavioural problems and poor mental health are directly linked to early babyhood similar to Freud.
All children come into the world genetically pre-programmed biologically to actually form attachments with others ‘naturally’ because this will help in survival which contributes to the development of the human race.
Theory of attachment was influenced by an interest in ecological theory and the study of imprinting.
Certain behaviours related to attachments are instinctive and will be set off by certain conditions that appear to threaten the success of closeness and proximity such as fears, insecurities and separation.
For example the fear of strangers can be representative of an essential survival mechanism built into the human race through evolution or by nature itself.
Babies are born with a tendency to demonstrate certain innate behaviours which will ensure close proximity and contact for survival with the actual mother or the figure of attachment through eye contact, smiling, and crying and these are called species-specific behaviours.
Children and mothers have instinctively evolved an actual biological need to stay in close proximity with each other and produce the same shared functional needs with each other whereby the child demonstrates on the failures which directly connect with the feelings and emotions of the mother and in turn the mother demonstrates certain behaviours which communicate and connect with the baby without the actual use of language which are mostly threw close proximity, physical contact and the attachment they both have for each other.
Take a baby away from its mother literally by force and a mother will instinctively become a fighting machine in order to regain closure at separation.
The bottom line is that the baby will form only one original attachment with the attachment figure, the mother acts as a secure base for exploring the outside world for the rest of their child’s life.
This original first attachment relationship is literally acting has a prototype or programming for all future attachments and relationships including social interaction with others. Any disruption in this early bond will produce lifelong, critical and severe consequences for that person.
This diploma course is ideally suited to all therapists who are interested in learning more about the theory of attachment.
Anyone is welcome to enrol onto this course with or without any background training and qualifications.
This course is completely open to beginners or anyone interested in the theory of attachment.
All mothers wishing to learn about their child and how to emotionally and psychologically set them up for the rest of their life based on the theory of attachment will find this a fascinating accompaniment to motherhood, infant protection and development.
Ideally suited to students in any psychology related subjects who are undertaking psychology degrees.
This course provides a fascinating read and will teach you about bonding, separation, anxiety and stranger anxiety, social attachments and how to provide the best babyhood and infant care ensuring a healthy relationship is formed for future psychological benefits.
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This course is set in the English language and is entirely coursework based. All notes and reading materials, including text book/s are supplied by us direct in one complete package. There are no other required text or materials, books to purchase. We supply everything for you within your course package for the low fee shown. There are no hidden or additional fees to pay.
Method of Learning:
This is a home study, distance learning course. All of your course study materials are posted to you in one complete study package. All of your coursework is to be completed within the outlined period. This course is structured in an EASY LEARNING and user friendly way.
Upon completion of this home learning programme, students should be able to understand the basics of many key areas within this subject. Participants of the course will have acquired an overall basic understanding of the subject matter and will have achieved a sound basis to summarize important topics and be reasonably competent to make further progress and educational development in this field with a range of theoretical skills and insights to assist with any short or long term goals.
This course is assessed upon the successful completion and submission of coursework with a Pass, Merit or Distinction. Distinction is 90%. All content is course work based, home study through the post or online, depending on the subject being studied. NO attendance or visits to any exam centre is required on this subject.
There are NO entry requirements. No background training or qualifications are required. Anyone can enrol at any time, beginners, intermediates and experienced all year round. You are expected to be able to read and write or type/word process your coursework and be able to understand the English language.
- Defining attachments.
- Contemporary perspectives.
- Major theorists.
- Supporting families.
- Infant care.
- The impact of attachment theory.
- The birthing process.
- Infant crying.
- Separation anxiety.
- Stranger anxiety.
- Feeding practices.
- In-depth practical course text book on the Theory of Attachment.
- Test papers presentation clamp folder.
- Detailed instructional study guide.
- Study time log of your hours undertaken for records/proof of study course hours undertaken.
- A4 size membership wall display certificate into the college. Allowing you the use of MOC after your name.
- 2nd A4 size membership wall display certificate into the SFTR. Allowing you the use of MSFTR after your name.
- FREE deep relaxation CD – as standard.
There are no high expectations or pressure on you to complete. Simply finish and submit your coursework in the time that is right for you and when you are ready. Some students complete their courses in a few months whilst others take the full 6 months duration. The choice is entirely your own.
Monthly extensions are available if required. Details are included within your course pack.
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