Are you looking for a way to boost your knowledge of attachment theory?

Look no further than this exclusive webinar series! Our monthly webinars are designed to provide you with valuable information and application strategies for your work, your life and those you serve. CE's are offered when you attend live, otherwise you can view them on-demand 24/7.

When you attend our webinars, you will have the opportunity to learn from attachment theory experts and professionals who have years of experience in their respective fields. By attending these webinars, you will gain a deeper understanding of attachment theory practices, develop new skills and connect with other professionals.

Attachment 101

This recorded webinar will give viewers an understanding of what the term "Attachment" means, what the different attachment styles are, and how they develop in early childhood. We will explore what happens when a child develops an insecure attachment style and provide a clearer definition of Reactive Attachment Disorder. The webinar will conclude with a brief overview of one of our strategies used to build connections and foster a secure attachment with children.


What is Attachment & how does a Secure Attachment style develop?

Adaptive Attachment Styles & Reactive Attachment Disorder

Relationship-Focused Strategy and Q&A

Learning Objectives (Participants will be able):

  • Define Attachment
  • Define and describe the four different attachment styles
  • Summarize Reactive Attachment Disorder
  • Describe one strategy used to build connection and foster secure attachment with children.

Guest Presenter

Kirsty Rugglesis the Lead Training Manager for the Knowledge Center at Chaddock in Quincy, IL. She has worked with children and families at Chaddock for over 8 years, within Chaddock’s Outpatient Program, Chaddock’s Special Education School, Chaddock’s Residential Program, within various local school districts and through The Knowledge Center at Chaddock. Kirsty has experience in the following areas: outpatient therapy, sensory interventions, social/emotional groups, school-based therapy, training and consultation. Kirsty has trained and presented both nationally and throughout IL., on a range of topics including trauma-informed practices, early attachment and developmental trauma, sensory interventions and mindfulness. Prior to her work at Chaddock, Kirsty worked with children and families in both the U.S. and U.K.. Kirsty has a Bachelor of Science Degree in Sport and Exercise Science from University of Wales, as well as a Masters in Forensic Psychology from the University of Leicester.

About the Host

Josh Carlson is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Executive Director of The Knowledge Center at Chaddock. He oversees the training and consultation endeavors TKC offers and is one of the lead trainers. Josh combines his over 17 years of experience at Chaddock with humor and fun that engages his audiences as they learn. He has a Masters in Social Work from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.

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