TIPS for Child Care

1 Non-Instructor Clock Hour

Theory In Practice Strategies - TIPS

Theorist discussed in this course is John Bowbly, thought to be the first to introduce the attachment theory. He believed that early relationships with caregivers play a major role in child development, and continue to influence social relationships throughout life. If an infant's parent or caregiver is consistently dependable, the child will develop an attachment, or bond, with his or her parent or caregiver, and will feel secure enough to explore the world around him.