Leading Organizations Partner on a Campaign to Heal Childhood Trauma [prweb.com]

 

“Calo Programs partners with three non-profits, on a five-city, childhood trauma awareness bus tour, ending on Capitol Hill in Washington DC.

Calo Programs, innovators in healing the effects of early life trauma in young people, is partnering 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 a first-of-its-kind mobile campaign to increase awareness, compassion and understanding of the lifelong impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), and to share a hope for healing. The purpose of this five-city bus tour is to raise awareness of how ACEs impact the development of 1 in 4 children in the U.S., and how these often-overlooked experiences can adversely impact development, in a physical, mental and emotional way.


The events in each of the five cities are free and open to the public and include presentations, workshops and a resource fair. Other collaborating organizations include: The Trauma Center, Justice Resource Institute, Voices for Adoption, and Adoptions Together. For more information or to register for this free event go to Campaign to Heal Childhood Trauma.”

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