Attachment & Trauma (AT)


Sold By: International Trauma Training Institute


ITTI is an approved NBCC continuing education provider. ACEP # 6674

DATE: Register at any time
DELIVERY METHOD: 6 Modules, Self-paced, Online
All course material is provided.


  • This course is built around 6 modules. Each module is presented as a narrated PowerPoint along with additional videos and articles.
  • At the end of each  module participants are expected to pass a quiz with a minimum grade of 80% in order to advance to the next module.
  • Participants must complete the modules in the order they are presented.
  • Completion documentation will be provided after the 6th module.


This six-module online training will cover the following topics:

  • The key components of Attachment Theory
  • Attachment Research and four phases
  • Attachment Theory expanded and it’s convergence with Interpersonal Neurobiology
  • Looking at different Attachment Styles
  • The impact of maternal deprivation
  • Attachment Style and its relationship to resilience
  • Epigenetics, Neuroscience & the Fourth Phase
  • How the brain is directly shaped by interpersonal experiences, a deeper understanding of genes & environment
  • The neuroscience of trauma and its relationship to the brain
  • The role of attachment in the area of self-regulation
  • Differences between an optimally functioning brain and a traumatized brain
  • Psychoneurobiological Regulator: How developmental stress and trauma affects the capacity for interpersonal relationships
  • Therapy & Attachment
  • Attachment Style in Adolescence & Adulthood
  • Distinguish between different attachment styles and learn how these styles impact adolescent and adult development & impact in treatment approach
  • Principles of Attachment theory that inform therapy practice
  • Perception of Relatedness
  • Resilience
  • Experiences that facilitate positive youth bonding
  • Earned security
  • Models of treatment & direction for the future