HSO711 - Child Attachment Environment and Trauma


2023 unit information

Enrolment modes: Trimester 1: Online
Credit point(s): 1
EFTSL value: 0.125
Cohort rule: This unit is only available to students enrolled in E606 - Graduate Diploma of Early Childhood Education (Leadership), H505 - Graduate Certificate of Play and Childhood, H505 - Graduate Certificate of Therapeutic Child Play, H605 - Graduate Diploma of Play and Childhood more...




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Study commitment

Students will on average spend 150 hours over the teaching period undertaking the teaching, learning and assessment activities for this unit.

Scheduled learning activities - online

Online independent and collaborative learning activities including 4 scheduled online seminars.


This is a core unit for the Master of Child Play Therapy that will provide students with an overview of the fundamentals of attachment theory and the impact of attachment through the human lifespan. The development of attachment theory through the 20th century will be presented. Students will consider attachment theory, research and practice in relation to the effects of trauma on the developing child.

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