Primary Caregiver Approach


Adopting the primary caregiver approach to meet the needs of children and families

Jennie Lindon, Liz Rouse

Primary Caregiver Approach offers practical advice on implementing a primary caregiver system in group settings to support children’s emotional well-being.

This guide covers:

  • Importance of Attachment: Understanding how secure attachment supports children’s emotional development.
  • Implications for Educators: Exploring the need for a primary caregiver system in group settings and its benefits.
  • Role of the Primary Caregiver: Detailing responsibilities towards children and their families, fostering strong, supportive relationships.
  • Dealing with Uncertainty: Addressing common concerns and questions about how the primary caregiver system should function.
  • Support for Educators: Providing strategies for managers to assist educators in their primary caregiver roles, ensuring a cohesive and effective approach.

This resource helps create a nurturing environment where children can thrive emotionally, and educators are well-supported in their crucial roles.


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Jennie Lindon

Jennie Lindon is well known as an early years consultant and author. She has been a prolific writer, offering a welcome blend of knowledge of child development with a practical understanding of the role of early years educators.

Liz Rouse

Liz Rouse is a lecturer in early childhood education at Deakin University.

Additional Information
Weight 0.17 kg
Dimensions 297 × 210 × 5 cm