Attachment & Bio-Behavioral Catch-Up (ABC)

This learning program provides an overview of the Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up (ABC) intervention offered to children and families across New York City. During this instructor-led, virtual session, learners are trained in the role of attachment and the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) in the socio-emotional and cognitive development of infants and toddlers. This training also explores the benefits of the ABC intervention to families while considering challenges that those benefits might present.

 

Who Should Attend?

Direct service staff, supervisors and managers working in Foster Care services.

 

Course Benefits

Learners will:

  • Be trained to interpret the role of attachment and the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) in the socio-emotional and cognitive development of infants and toddlers.
  • Be able to describe the ABC intervention for children in care and/or those transitioning home.
  • Be trained how to select eligible families for the intervention.
  • Be able to explain the benefits of the ABC intervention to families while considering challenges that those benefits might present.

 

Course Prerequisites

There are no prerequisites for this course.

 

Course Components

Once enrolled in the course, learners will complete a half-day, virtual, instructor-led workshop. Completion of all components is necessary to earn a Certificate of Completion.

 

Continuing Education Units

There are no CEUs associated with this course.

 

Registration

Register for this course by logging in to Cornerstone, browse for the course name and complete all information.  For more information about the ACS Workforce Institute, please contact the Help Desk at WIhelpdesk@acs.nyc.gov or call (212) 748-1898.