Developing Attachment in Early Years Settings (2nd Edition)
Nurturing secure relationships from birth to five years. Developing Attachments in Early Years Settings examines the importance of emotionalâ€š â€˜holdingâ€™ and the nurturing of individual relationships within group childcare. The book aims to help you make a real difference to young childrenâ€™s sense of self and emotional security by being â€˜tuned inâ€™, available, responsive and consistent. With a strong focus on facilitating secure attachments from the beginning and guidance on how to observe young children effectively, this new edition has been thoroughly updated and revised to include: How to make a positive contribution to good practice for Government funded two-year-olds; A new chapter on the Emotional Environment and the Developing Brain; Expansion of material on the importance of the outdoors, as well as Nurture group practice; Additional material about working in partnership with parents and developing positive relationships.