Attachment and the key worker

A quality driven key person approach positively affects children’s behaviour.

Course details

Duration: Half day 
Who should attend: This course is suitable for all childcare practitioners in the role of 'key worker'
Level: Intermediate

What will I learn?

This intermediate childcare course explores the components of attachment and its implications for the Key Worker role. It focuses on three areas for strengthening the professional practice of a key person.

Key topics:
  • The importance of attachment and its impact on children’s behaviour
  • The components of attachment
  • Emotional contagion and emotional synchronicity
  • Sustained Shared Thinking and Emotional Well-being (SSTEW)
  • Attachment behaviours.


Prices are based on up to 16 delegates. A small extra charge applies for extra delegates.

You will receive a handbook along with a certificate of attendance to demonstrate your ongoing professional development. 

  Week day  Saturday 
  Half day  Full day Half day Full day
NDNA Member   £505  £699  £569  £765
Non-member  £631  £806  £712  £885

Find out more:

For more information contact NDNA Cymru on 01824 707823 or email