Jude Cassidy, Ph.D. is an internationally renowned Professor of Psychology at the University of Maryland College Park and Director of the Maryland Child and Family Development Laboratory. She is the co-editor of the Handbook of Attachment and is also the co-editor of the journal Attachment and Human Development. Her principal research interests are: social development, social cognition, family relationships, emotion regulation, and early interventions.
In her lecture and video presentations; Dr. Cassidy will discuss learning within secure attachments, the importance of secure attachment for healthy development, and the Circle of Security approach to helping struggling families.
Participants will be able to:
1. Effectively discuss the learning that takes place in the context of a secure attachment on both cognitive and emotional levels
2. Identify and assess three aspects of healthy functioning: healthy relationships, psychopathology, and school readiness
3. Enumerate some of the key points of the Circle of Security, such as intervention, assumptions, and structure, in order to share the information with struggling families.
This program costs $15 for general audience ($10 w/ Meet Up discount) and $30 for Continuing Education ($25 with Meet Up discount)
On-line registration @ www.pghpsa.org