The Neuroscience of Attachment

Course Description

Continuing Education Hours: 5.5

This course will focus on working with adults and children that have experienced attachment trauma. We will focus on how to approach work and healing with people attachment issues with a trauma informed approach. We will fully explain how attachment is formed from a neuro scientific perspective. Participants will discover how the interaction between the internal wiring in the brain, the first relationship, and the environment set the grounds for attachment relationship. The training will explore the ACES and attachment-based work that supports clients in healing attachment wounds.

Learning Objectives

  • To understand how to work with attachment trauma from a trauma informed lens
  • To understand ways that attachments are formed and why we need attachments
  • To understand how the brain is neurobiologically wired for attachment and connection and how the prenatal and post-natal experience can impact this
  • To learn how to work with neuro developmental delay caused by trauma and evaluation using the ACE’s and other tools
  • To learn what attachment-based activities can be used with this client group
  • To understand the importance of psychoeducation around default wiring and templates for this group and draft usable scripts to help clients understand how their brains and bodies may have been impacted by this trauma

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Arizona Trauma Institute
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Mesa, Arizona 85202

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