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This study aimed to examine effect of attachment promotion program for toddlers and child care workers in child care facilities on toddlers' problem behavior and child care workers' parenting efficacy. The program consisted of 8 sessions, which included 'introduction,' 'understanding cues from the child,' 'responding appropriately to the child,' and 'exploring and resolving factors disturbing sensitivity.' The participants were 20 toddlers (18 - 40 months of age) and 20 child care workers who parenting them in child care facilities. The results were that the attachment promotion program reduced problem behavior of toddlers and increased parenting efficacy of child care workers. This study is meaningful in that the attachment promotion program not only reduces problem behavior by making infants feel strong emotional bonds and cohesion, but also enhances the sense of efficacy of positive parenting for life instructors raising children, thereby creating a stable parenting environment for infants and young children in nursing facilities. It is meaningful in that it has revealed that it can provide. The meaning of this study is that the attachment promotion program not only reduces problem behavior by making toddlers feel strong emotional bonds, but also enhances the sense of parenting efficacy that it can provide a stable nurturing environment for toddlers in child care facilities.