Author(s): Veronica Read
Early Years practitioners, like mothers and fathers to be, require a period of preparation before the arrival of a baby. Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings is about how you can help yourself to prepare for the care of individual babies and children in your settings.
Without good attachment relationships, children's development and learning can be compromised. This highly practical book offers an interpretation of the Early Years Foundation Stage infused with attachment principles into practice. It explains the importance of emotional 'holding' and the nurturing of individual relationships within group child care.
Each chapter includes a personal reflection exercise and 'What you can do?' section, offering suggestions for daily practice. At the heart of Veronica Read's writing is the joy you will re-discover through understanding how you can: create a secure base for your key children facilitate secure attachments from the beginning observe how young children are then able to reap the benefits of all the learning experiences which follow.