Attachment: What Works?

A new brief from the Center on the Social and Emotional Foundations for Early Learning (CSEFEL), What Works Brief #24 - Attachment: What Works? (2011), by Donna Wittmer, explores the importance of infants and toddlers experiencing secure attachment relationships with the key adults in their lives, explains secure and insecure attachment, notes cultural differences in attachment, and provides specific strategies to promote children's secure attachments.