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Attachment style interview – adoption and fostering (ASI-AF)


Social care professionals working in adoption and fostering.


The training is designed to enable professionals to use the Attachment Style Interview (ASI) as part of their assessment of prospective adopters and foster carers, and to assess and plan for their support needs.


£500.00 per person plus trainer's expenses + vat for a group of 10 or 16. 


4 days

Learning outcomes

By the end of the training, participants should be able to:

  • conduct and rate a reliable ASI-AF interview
  • participate in and understand the importance of quality control for semi-structured interviews
  • consider and understand the uses of the AFI-AF in the context of fostering and adoption.
  • To have a good understanding of the overall Attachment Style ratings, and develop the skills in administering the ASI interview

For more information on the ASI visit the Centre for Abuse and Trauma Studies, Middlesex University website.

The Attachment Sale Interview for Adoption (ASI-AF) a time-effective assessment tool for prospective carers

Contact us to discuss your agency’s or individual training needs, costs and any other questions.