Implementing Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up (ABC) -Infant
Model implementation summary last updated: 2020
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The following references were sources for the implementation profile or were recommended by the developer for further reading.
Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up. About ABC. Retrieved June 30, 2020, from http://www.abcintervention.org/about/
Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-up. Training in ABC. Retrieved June 30, 2020, from http://www.abcintervention.org/training/.
Dozier, M., and K. Bernard. (2019). Coaching parents of vulnerable infants: The Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-Up approach. New York: Guilford Press.