Early Infant Attachment, Development, and Emotions
Note: Select one of the two following prompts to discuss:
- Analyze the research on early infant attachment and subsequent development. Based on that research, provide recommendations for the promotion of healthy parent-infant attachment.
- Analyze the role of temperament and emotions and their consequences on infants’ relationships with parents.
Use the readings and multimedia from this unit to inform your discussion.
For this discussion, discuss factors that interfere with infant and parenting relationships, such as postpartum depression, poverty, and other factors. Offer recommendations for interventions in at least one area. Use the readings from this unit to inform your discussion.
Over the past several weeks, you have been asked to analyze the role of a human services professional and apply your understanding of how human services professionals seek change in a variety of settings. In your initial post for this discussion, consider what you have learned, and answer the following questions:
- Where do you feel you have grown the most? What are the implications of this growth in your work?
- Provide an example of how your viewpoint has changed. What does this mean for your future work as a helping professional?