Attachment and the key person

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

Course details 

Duration: Full day

Who should attend: This course is suitable for all childcare practitioners in the role of ‘Key Person’.

What will I learn?

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

Course 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 Wellbeing
  • Attachment Behaviours.


Prices are based on up to 16 delegates (we recommend 10 as a minimum). A small extra charge applies for extra delegates. You will receive a certificate of attendance to demonstrate your ongoing professional development.

 Weekday Saturday 
  Full Day  Full Day 
NDNA Member  £725 £795
Non-member £932 £1020

Find out more:

For more information contact our training team by calling 01484 40 70 70 or email