The Importance of Parental Attachment Style in Adoption





Attachment is important in successful adoptions. More than important, it is crucial. The focus, however, is usually on the child attaching to the parent, when in fact, attachment is a two way street. Just as important as the child attaching to the parent is the parent attaching the child.

A special thanks to Nightlight Christian Adoptions and Holt International Children’s Services for sponsoring this webinar.

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Parents and social workers need to understand the parent’s attachment style in order to facilitate healthy attachment and healthy adoptions. Creating a Family is hosting a webinar with Dr. Dan Siegel, who literally wrote the book on the importance of parental attachment style.

Dr. Siegel is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, Distinguished Fellow of the American Psychiatric Association, and New York Times bestselling author of The Whole-Brain Child and Parenting from the Inside Out.

Webinar discussion topics will include:

  • Key components of a secure parental attachment
  • How parental attachment styles impact an adopted child’s attachment
  • Ways to assess parental attachments
  • Tips for improving parental attachments
  • And more….

This webinar is sold out.  It will be available for listen/download afterwards as a course at the Creating a Family Online Education Center

This program is Approved by the National Association of Social Workers (Approval #886705666-2918 ) for 1 Social Work continuing education contact hours.

CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION: This webinar will be recorded and archived on the Creating a Family Online Learning Center. Social workers will be able to listen to the webinar in the future, take the post-test, and receive a Certificate of Completion.

Dr Dan SiegelWith Special Guest Speaker, Dr. Dan Siegel, Professor of Psychiatry at the UCLA School of Medicine, and New York Times bestselling author of The Whole-Brain Child and Parenting from the Inside Out.


Hosted by Creating A Family’s Founder & Director, Dawn Davenport, host of the #1 rated national radio show on adoption–Creating a Family: Talk about Adoption and Infertility.



We’re so excited to announce our very first Online Bookclub discussing Parenting from the Inside Out by Dr. Dan Siegel. Learn how deeper self understanding can help you raise kids who thrive. How can your attachment style impact how your child will attach and bond to you? We’ll discuss the book over the week of July 20-27 on our Facebook Support Group.




02/07/2015 | by News | Categories: Adoption, Adoption News | 0 Comments

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