This course is based on my book Attachment Disorders: Treatment
Strategies for Traumatized Children. I have studied and treated
attachment disorders and attachment related issues since the early
This course was designed for:
child care providers,
professionals working with children identified as having attachment
disorders or Reactive Attachment Disorder (RAD).
Traditional behavior management strategies typically do not work with
children with attachment disorders. Learn what does work, and why these
children behave as they do. You can work at your own pace, retake
quizzes to achieve your desired grade, earn certification or CEU credit
for your work, and access the instructor directly for your personal
questions or problems working with children with attachment disorders.
What does attachment disorder look like? There are many types of
attachment disorder, but here are a few symptoms. The child:
Is overly affectionate to strangers or very distant
Has difficulty making eye contact
Is superficially charming
Is aggressive, even when not provoked
Does not tolerate authority or rules
Has no remorse or concern for others
Is extremely hyperactive or hypervigilant
Has a high tolerance for pain
Find out more about attachment disorder symptoms and how to handle them
through this course.
|You need not have
any formal education above and beyond high school to take this course.
The materials are written in easy to understand format.
The course consists of:
This course is graded and you can earn
certificates for taking the course. Many students find this useful as
they can submit the certificates as verification for taking the course
for career related requirements. Other students simply like having a
written document summarizing their achievement.
- 1. 6 easy to understand lessons.
- 2. Assignments based on your readings.
- 3. Message Boards where you can discuss
your questions or work with others.
- 4. Short quizzes (True/False, Multiple
Choice) that you can retake to get the grade you want.
By completing all the course requirements, you
can earn a Certificate of Attendance and/or merit. For achieving an A in
the course (90% or higher), you are eligible for a Certificate of
Academic Achievement. These will be automatically sent to you when you
reach these goals.
In addition, you may earn a certificate for a
lesser grade, and letters of recommendation are available from the
professor if you desire, to use for the pursuit of a career in a related
The course is ongoing, so you may take as
little or as much time as you like to complete the readings and
assignments. Some students go through the course very quickly, while
others take weeks to complete their work.
- 1. Learn about attachment theory.
Attachment theory includes information on how we came to understand
the process of mother-child bonding and how relationships are
- 2. Be able to identify various attachment
- 3. Learn effective behavior management
techniques for children identified as having attachment issues.
|Reading material is
divided into 10 lessons taken from my book and are provided for you
inside the classroom. until March, 2006. After that, students will have
to buy the book from the publisher so enroll now!
- 92 - 100% = A
- 83 - 91% = B
- 74 - 82% = C
- 65 - 73% = D
Remember, you may retake quizzes to earn a
better score. Work at your own pace and focus on learning, not on
worrying about your grade!
|You may also be
interested in one of the other courses I teach at including:
When Time-Out &
Stickers Don't Work
ADHD: Gift? Or Disorder?
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