Leading Organizations Partner to Help Heal Childhood Trauma

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Calo Programs, innovators in healing the effects of childhood trauma in young people, is partnering once again with three of the nation’s leading authorities on attachment, trauma and adoption; The American Adoption Congress (AAC), the Attachment & Trauma Network (ATN) and the Association for Training on Trauma and Attachment in Children (ATTACh). Together they are launching the second in a …

David Grand, Brainspotting Developer, Joins The Calo Programs Distinguished Council

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David Grand, Brainspotting eveloper, Joins The Calo Programs Distinguished Council. The Calo Programs Distinguished Council is comprised of nationally recognized doctors, renowned speakers, bestselling authors, thoughtful researchers and ensures Calo Programs remains on the cutting edge of practice, research and science when it comes to healing the effects of early childhood trauma.

The Changing Face of Adoption

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A review of recent literature (Family Studies 2015, International Journal of Behavior Development 2010, University of Minnesota 2008) has shown that adopted children are more vulnerable to a host of psychological and school-related problems compared to their non-adopted peers, and that the rate of referral of adopted children to mental-health facilities is far above what would be expected given their representation in the general population. Our understanding of the basis for these problems remains unclear. This article will trace evolving adoption practices and offer some insights into the problems facing helping professionals who work with adopted children, and the children themselves.

New Vision Wilderness Soars To New Heights

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New Vision Wilderness (NVW), located in Bend, Oregon and Medford, Wisconsin is celebrating its highest census in history. NVW was founded in February of 2007 as the first wilderness therapy program in the state of Wisconsin. Co-founders. Drew Hornbeck and Steve Sawyer created NVW with the goal of providing an affordable, clinically intensive, and trauma informed treatment experience for youth. …

Inheriting your Grandma’s Trauma

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When many of us consider inherited traits we immediately think of hair color, eye color, skin tone, height, etc. More rarely do we reflect on the possible inheritance of psychological trauma – also known as intergenerational trauma. Click to Read More