Discuss how you may promote the formation of a secure attachment relationship between a young child and their parent as a child and family health nurse.

Write an essay in which you explore the importance to the health,
wellbeing and development of the child, of forming a secure
attachment with at least one caring, supportive adult. Discuss how
you may promote the formation of a secure attachment
relationship between a young child and their parent as a child and
family health nurse.
Use the appropriate academic literature to support your discussion.
Assessment Criteria Measures Intended
Learning Outcome:
Criterion 1 Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of
the concept of attachment and the potential
impact of attachment relationships on the
health, wellbeing and development of the
child, both short-term and long-term.
ILO1, ILO2
Criterion 2 Demonstrates knowledge and understanding of
the role of the child and family health nurse in
promoting the formation of a secure
attachment relationship between a young child
and their parent.
Criterion 3 Communicates ideas succinctly and effectively.
Material is presented logically. Correct spelling
and grammar.
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Criterion 4 Demonstrates in-depth engagement with
appropriate academic literature and other
resources.
Criterion 5 References correctly using the Harvard style
(both in-text and reference list).
Use these refs and your own researched references
Barnes, M. 2013, Chapter 7. Infants and their families (in) Barnes, Margaret, Rowe, Jennifer: Child, youth and family health : strengthening communities, Elsevier Australia, Chatswood, N.S.W.
Bee, H. 2007, Selected pages from chapter 1: 10-12 (in) Bee, Helen L., Boyd, Denise Roberts.: The developing child, Pearson/Allyn & Bacon, Boston
Erickson, M., 2008, \’Parent-child attachment: strong start, bright future\’, Every child : The magazine of early childhood Australia, 14, 4, 26-27
Grant J, Luxford, Y., Darbyshire, P., 2005, \’Culture, communication and child health\’, Contemporary Nurse, 20, 2, 134-142
Harms, Louise. 2010, Chapter 1. A Multidimensional Approach (in) Harms, Louise., Innes-Will, Kirstie.: Understanding human development : a multidimensional approach, Oxford University Press, South Melbourne, Vic.
Priddis, L., 2010, \’If no one hears, if no one comes\’, Every child : The magazine of early childhood Australia, 16, 2, 22-23
2016, Chapter 5. Attachments and early relationships (in) Rose, Janet, Gilbert, Louise, Richards, Val: Health and well-being in early childhood, SAGE,, London