ATN Joins Others in West Coast Healing Childhood Trauma Tour

ATN Joins Others in West Coast Healing Childhood Trauma Tour



May 2018.  Attachment & Trauma Network (ATN), in conjunction with ATTACh, American Adoption Congress and Calo Programs is embarking on a six-city bus tour that begins in Seattle, WA on Friday, May 4th and ends on May 11 in Tempe, AZ. The purpose of this six-city tour is to raise awareness of how childhood trauma impacts the development of 1 in 4 children in the U.S. and how these often-overlooked experiences can adversely impact children’s development, physical and emotional health.

May 4th – Seattle

May 5th – Portland

May 8th – Sacramento

May 9th – Los Angeles

May 10th – San Diego

May 11th – Tempe

“The Campaign to Heal Childhood Trauma” will include four hours of presentations, trainings, experiential activities and a resource fair to not only raise awareness, but to share a hope for healing.  Please check out the tour website to learn more about this exciting event.

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Julie has been ATN's Executive Director since 2009. She joined the organization in 2004 after finding incredible support from fellow ATNers when she was searching for answers about her own daughter's early childhood trauma and attachment disorders. Julie leads a staff of passionate professionals and acts as spokesperson for the organization. Prior to ATN, Julie was the president of a marketing and communications consultancy, The Epiphany Group, and has over two decades of experience in professional services marketing, strategic planning and communication strategies. As a graduate of Partners in Policymaking and through personal experience, Julie has garnered a great deal of experience in the areas of special education, school issues, and disabilities advocacy. A published author, Julie wrote a chapter in the EMK Press Adoption Parenting book and was the special needs blogger at for two years. She frequently presents workshops on attachment and trauma to local and national groups. Email Julie. Julie holds an MBA from Avila College in Kansas City and was a Certified Professional Services Marketer. Julie, and her husband Dave, are parents to four (bio, step and adoptive), including their youngest daughter, adopted from China. This daughter’s attachment difficulties and developmental trauma disorder have changed their lives significantly…in amazing ways.