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 …
from one of our parents. It is such a common story. A child is adopted at a very young age, or even at birth and the adoptive family pours every single ounce of their love and attention into the child. There are elaborate birthday parties and cartoon character footed pajamas worn to family pancake breakfasts every Sunday.
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.
As we prepare for Calo Programs 5th annual Healing Trauma Conference there cannot be a more challenging time in modern society to be a parent.
A multitude of recent studies strengthen the case for dogs in therapy and Calo Programs, an innovative behavioral health organization, has taken the use of canines to a whole other level
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.
Since the Golden Gate Bridge opened in 1937, thousands have jumped to their death. Only 37 have survived. Kevin Hines is one of those 37 and is now telling his moving story. However, only part of the story has been told. Here is the other part. Read more
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. …
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
The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study is one of the largest and most interesting assessments of health and its relationship to early trauma. Perhaps the most unusual aspect of the ACE Study is how it all began. Click to read more
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