Institute for Attachment and Child Development (IACD)
We connect advocates for kids, families, and healthy communities-foster parents, adoptive parents, clinicians, teachers and other caring citizens.
Lifespan Trauma Consulting
Over the last three decades, Forrest Lien, MSW, has worked with children and adults impacted by early trauma in their many walks of life. Among other accomplishments, he created the unique therapeutic treatment model of the Institute for Attachment and Child Development as past Clinical and Executive Director. Forrest has trained thousands about the effects of trauma, foster care and adoption. He’s consulted with 20/20, HBO, and The Today Show and has presented at over 300 workshops internationally on the effects of early trauma, including at the Mayo Clinic. As owner of Lifespan Trauma Consulting, Forrest continues his legacy of highly sought-after trainings, speaking engagements, program development and advocacy and provides assessments and acts as an expert witness in court on behalf of adoptive and foster families.
Attachment and Trauma Network
At the Attachment & Trauma Network, it is our mission to promote healing of traumatized children and their families through support, education and advocacy. We welcome the participation of all traumatized children, their parents, professionals who work with traumatized children, and interested parties.
High Mountain Counseling & Training Institute
High Mountain Counseling & Training Institute, is a full service counseling agency.
Parenting with ACES
ACEs Connection is a social network that accelerates the global movement toward recognizing the impact of adverse childhood experiences in shaping adult behavior and health, and reforming all communities and institutions — from schools to prisons to hospitals and churches — to help heal and develop resilience rather than to continue to traumatize already traumatized people.
The National Child Traumatic Stress Network (NCTSN)
NCTSN’s mission is to raise the standard of care and improve access to services for traumatized children, their families and communities throughout the United States.
Beacon House is a team of professional, warm and highly experienced chartered psychologists, psychotherapists and occupational therapists. We provide a wide range of mental health assessments and effective therapies for children and young people, families and adults who are experiencing mental health difficulties, emotional and behavioural problems and relationship conflict.
Evergreen Psychotherapy Center
Evergreen Psychotherapy Center in Evergreen, Colo., is an internationally recognized home to more than of 30 years of experience and innovation in the treatment of attachment and trauma problems. We have worked with thousands of children, adults, couples and families and also have collaborated with thousands of mental health service providers, educators and allied professionals worldwide to advance research and treatment within the field.
Child Mind Institute | Transforming Children’s Lives.
We are an independent nonprofit dedicated to transforming the lives of children struggling with mental health and learning disorders.
Child Trauma Academy
The ChildTrauma Academy (CTA) is a Community of Practice working to improve the lives of high-risk children through direct service, research and education. A major activity of the CTA is to translate emerging findings about the human brain and child development into practical implications for the ways we nurture, protect, enrich, educate and heal children. The “translational neuroscience” work of the CTA has resulted in a range of innovative programs in therapeutic, child protection and educational systems.
Offering autism, ADHD, behavioral services for Indiana, Kentucky, Illinois
International society for the study of traumatic stress (ISSTD)
We are the oldest complex trauma and dissociation society in the world. ISSTD seeks to advance clinical, scientific, and societal understanding about the prevalence and consequences of chronic trauma and dissociation.
ATTACh | Association for Training on Trauma and Attachment in Children
ATTACh provides an annual conference, membership directory, and other benefits to our members and the public. We invite you to join us as we continue our mission: providing training to parents and professionals to promote healthy attachment and heal trauma.
National Association of Therapeutic Parents (NAOTP)
Therapeutic Parenting is a highly nurturing parenting approach, with empathy at it’s core
The mission of the Trauma Center is to help individuals, families and communities that have been impacted by trauma and adversity to re-establish a sense of safety and predictability in the world, and to provide them with state-of-the-art therapeutic care as they reclaim, rebuild, and renew their lives.
The Post Institute has published over 100 books, DVD’s, CD’s, MP3’s, Webinar’s, and articles on the topic of parenting children who have experienced pre-birth and early life trauma. The founders of the Post Institute are passionate about helping parents create healing from the wounds created by trauma, by providing parents an understanding of the impact of trauma and a proven effective, unique model of parenting. The Post Institute model of parenting has been put to the test by parents across the globe, as well as foster care agencies, adoption agencies, group homes, and treatment centers.
Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development
The Karyn Purvis Institute of Child Development strives to help children suffering from the effects of early trauma, abuse and/or neglect. We conduct research to deepen understanding about the complex needs of these children and how to help them overcome social, behavioral, and emotional challenges.
Echo envisions a world of nonviolence in which adults respect children by ensuring their right to emotional and physical safety. The mission of Echo is to educate parents and service professionals about trauma and resilience in order to prevent re-traumatization, resolve individual and community-level trauma, and create the safe, stable, nurturing relationships that break the cycle of generational trauma and allow us to heal.
Harmony Family Center
Harmony’s work is making significant impact. The challenges of drug abuse, violence, and poverty, along with the related trauma, drain our state and community resources, and negatively impact our collective wellbeing. As we build awareness of the effects of trauma and increase the treatment of the children and families touched by it, we significantly impact the health of our communities across the state of Tennessee. So children may live their best lives.
Family Hope Center
We applied the knowledge we gained during our clinical work and careers to help our children overcome their respective challenges. The results didn’t happen overnight. It took years of learning, dedication, patience, love, and continued faith in the brain’s ability to heal.
The result of this journey is that we have two perspectives to share with you—one as professionals and the other as parents. We have been in a similar situation and recognize what you have been going through and how resilient you can be. We are committed to you and want to share the knowledge, personal experiences, and neurological strategies we have gained to help you become empowered and productive neuro-parents. We invite you to contact us with your questions and look forward to seeing you at one of our future webinars or parent training conferences.