ATN's 2018

Trauma-Sensitive Parenting Summit

Trauma-Sensitive Parenting Summit

The FREE Summit is at an end. Signups are over. Thank you to the thousands who participated. After Friday, November 16, The Summit will be available in ATN's store.


November 8 – 14, 2018


Day 1-  Thursday, November 8, 2018

Keynote: Integration & Awareness

Dr. Daniel J. Siegel
Clinical Professor of Psychiatry at UCLA’s School of Medicine
Los Angeles, CA
Interviewer: Tiffany Sudela-Junker

ATN Roundtable Discussion: What is Trauma-Sensitive Parenting?

Four of ATN’s Trauma-Sensitive, Therapeutic Parenting Leaders:
Tiffany Sudela-Junker
Lorraine Schneider
Stephanie Garde, JD
Julie Beem, MBA

Day 2-  Friday, November 9, 2018

Supporting & Educating Therapeutic Parents in the UK and around the World

Sarah Naish
CEO of National Association of Therapeutic Parents and Manager Director of Inspire Training Group, United Kingdom
Interviewer: Julie Beem

Parenting a Child with a History of Trauma

Ce Eshleman, LMFT
Founder of The Attach Place, Sacramento, CA
Interviewer: Stephanie Garde

What Trauma Does to Our Children’s Brains

Julie Beem, MBA
Executive Director of Attachment & Trauma Network (ATN)
Marietta, GA
Interviewer: Stephanie Garde

Day 3-  Saturday, November 10, 2018

The Legacy of Attachment: Understanding How My Own History Impacts My Parenting

Karen Buckwalter, LCSW
Director of Program Strategy, Chaddock, Quincy, IL
Interviewer: Julie Beem

Self-Regulation and the Traumatized Child

Allison Cooke Douglas
Therapeutic Parent and Education & Training Coordinator of Harmony Family Center’s ASAP Program, Knoxville, TN
Interviewer: Lorraine Schneider

Shame and Early Trauma

Tiffany Sudela-Junker
Whole-Hearted, Whole Brain Parent, XParenting Founder
Seattle, WA
Interviewer:  Lorraine Schneider

Day 4-  Sunday, November 11, 2018

From Chaos to Calm

Jules Alvarado
Healing Expert & Peace Consultant and President & Senior Clinical Consultant of Alvarado Consulting & Treatment Group, Boulder, CO
Interviewer: Julie Beem

Trauma-Informed Parenting When You Have Your Own Trauma History

Cissy White
Parent, Author and Speaker
ACEs Connection & Founder of Heal Write Now
Interviewer: Stephanie Garde

Community of Support

Anna Paravano, MS, CID
Therapeutic Parent, Educator and Former ATN Parenting Director
Interviewer: Tiffany Sudela-Junker

Day 5-  Monday, Monday, November 12, 2018

Parenting Children with Challenging Behaviors

Ross Greene, Ph.D.
Originator of CPS Model, author and Founding Director of Lives in the Balance, Maine
Interviewer: Julie Beem

Healing Through Stories: Using Narratives

Jane Samuel, JD
Grad Student in Family Sciences, University of Kentucky
Lexington, KY
Interviewer: Stephanie Garde

Day 6-  Tuesday, November 13, 2018

An In-Home Approach

Billy Kaplan, LCSW
President & Clinical Director of Housecalls Counseling, Willamette, IL
Interviewer: Tiffany Sudela-Junker

The Grief of Letting Go

Carrie O’Toole, M.A.
Board Certified Life Coach & Attachment-Based Intervention Specialist
Carrie O’Toole Ministries, Colorado
Interviewer: Tiffany Sudela-Junker

Day 7-  Wednesday, November 14, 2018

The Art of Becoming a Connected Parent

Mark Vatsaas
Connected Parent & Parenting Coach, Founder of Seen and Heard Coaching, Colorado
Interviewer: Julie Beem

Therapeutic Parenting: The ATN Difference

Stephanie Garde, JD
Operations Manager of Attachment & Trauma Network (ATN)
Fairhaven, MA
Interviewer: Lorraine Schneider

Trauma, Teens & Tech

Christine Moers
Therapeutic Parent and Parenting Coach
Interviewer:  Tiffany Sudela-Junker


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