2019 Adoption Conference Feature

3rd Annual Adoption Conference

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Desperately Seeking Attachment 

Understanding how Trauma and Neglect Disrupt Attachment:
A Guide to Healing

Thursday, April 4 

Conference Schedule

    • Registration: 8:00 am
    • Conference: 8:30 am - 4:30 pm
    • Parent Session: 6:00 - 8:00 pm

CEU Credits available for Professionals!

Learn about:

Attachment Theory, types of attachment patterns, and how a crisis in the "attachment relationship" is an opportunity for change and healing;

How attachment-deflecting behaviors serve as a self-protective mechanism for a child stuck in chronic fear/distress/anger;

The Seven Core Issues in Adoption/Permanency for both children and parents; identify tools and skills to strengthen resiliency and mastery;

Utilizing a developmental lens to focus clinical treatment on needs, not pathology;

How family systems attachment therapy empowers the family system to become the healing mechanism for the child;

How to apply the 10 Things Your Child Needs Every Day to feel valued, connected, and empowered.

Presented by distinguished speaker, Allison Davis Maxon

Register Now!

*Please note, while late registrations will continue to be accepted March 26 through April 3, we may not be able to provide a lunch for you.
Thank you for your understanding!

Download the Conference Flyer!

For Parents For Professionals


Hosted at Our Savior's Lutheran Church

909 W 33rd St., Sioux Falls, SD 605-334-6004

Registration required.