Attachment and Emotional Development in Infancy

Attachment and Emotional Development in Infancy

The purpose of this discussion is to consider the stages of attachment from birth to one year, and emotional development and psychosocial crisis in infancy.

·         Briefly discuss attachment patterns and what you see as the most significant impact on the development of attachment.

·         Describe strategies that caretakers can implement to promote the child’s ability to regulate emotions as he or she develops.

Remember to appropriately cite any resources, including the textbook, that you use to support your thinking in your initial post.

Response Guidelines

Read the initial posts of your peers and respond substantively to at least one learner whose post resonates with you. In your response, provide additional support regarding the influence of knowledge of developmental stages on serving that population.


·         Discussion Participation Scoring Guide.