Seeking RFP’s & Attendees for 34th Annual Conference ATTACh Conference
The Association for Training on Trauma and Attachment in Children (ATTACh) will host its 34th Annual Childhood Trauma and Attachment Conference September 29 – October 1, 2022, in Anaheim, CA at the Hilton Anaheim Hotel. The international coalition of parents, caregivers, and professionals partner together at the annual event to provide support and resources for traumatized children, bringing hope and healing to families. The Board of Directors for ATTACh is seeking presenters through the Request for Proposals (RFP’s) for the 2022 Conference.
As a national and international coalition of parents, caregivers, and professionals ATTACh is working to give all communities the support they need to make healing children more hopeful and more effective. The board is very interested in:
- proposals that address the needs of parents/caregivers and families who have a child or youth experiencing trauma, attachment, and other parenting issues associated with raising a child.
- Creative and diverse workshop proposals highlighting the latest innovative ideas and educational trends, research, promising practices, and quality programming and activities.
- RFPs supporting responder communitiess for national and international trauma, attachment, mental health, and occupational therapy who provide care to children.
Gail Curran, MS, MBA, and founder of Optimal Edu Options in Arizona and ATTACh board member, “After presenting in 2021 conference and, with over 60 percent of the families in my therapeutic consulting practice having adopted children in their families, I am excited again to attend, present, and learn in Anaheim.” The deadline for RFP’s is January 24th, 2022. Read the PDF providing more details including Advanced-Level Presentations offered and special topics being offered at the conference.
About Gail Curran
Gail Curran, MS, MBA, and founder of Optimal Edu Options in Arizona, has served as an ATTACh board member since 2020. As an educational and therapeutic placement consultant and certified educational planner (CEP), Curran works closely with families who have children with developmental trauma. Curran spent decades working in residential treatment centers where she became interested in the trauma the children she worked with endured. She wrote her thesis on children with developmental trauma and working with these children and their families is her passion.