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Attachment and Biobehavioral Catch-up

ABC is a parent/child treatment approach designed to help caregivers provide nurturing care and engage in synchronous interactions with their infants. ABC helps caregivers re-interpret children's behavioral signals so that they can provide nurturance through parent coaching sessions. It was developed primarily for use with low-income African-American, Hispanic, and non-Hispanic White families who have experienced neglect, physical abuse, domestic violence, and placement instability. Updated October 2021. 

Targeted Populations: 
Birth – 24 months; both males and females; for low-income families who have experienced neglect, abuse, domestic violence, placement instability
Published in 2012