Please join the Association for Training on Trauma
and Attachment in Children at its 3-day, in-person annual conference,

September 29 – October 1, 2022
Hilton Anaheim Hotel
Anaheim, California

Why Attend an ATTACh Conference

For 34 years, the Annual ATTACh Conference has created an engaging, thought-provoking, and inclusive space where attendees can network, learn, and share the cross-cultural experiences of various methods, strategies and research used to improve the outcomes of children and youth living with trauma, attachment as well as associated developmental and mental health related concerns.

Attendees will receive a high-quality, expert-led professional development and training experience that offers an outstanding set of Keynote, Plenary and State of the Art Lectures, Educational Courses, Workshops and Sessions plus fun social events and gatherings for parents, occupational therapists, and professionals.

Help Shape the Education, Training, and Conversation at the Conference

We are accepting creative and diverse workshop proposals that highlight the latest innovative ideas and educational trends, research, promising practices, quality programming and activities to support our national and international trauma, attachment, mental health and occupational therapy communities.

We are seeking workshops for professionals, teams/staff, parents/caregivers and others who provide care to children. This year we are also offering a track focused on Youth and Young People.

Click the link below to start the application process:

Deadline February 14, 2022

Now Accepting Reservations!

Hilton Anaheim is now accepting hotel reservations for the 34th Annual Childhood Trauma and Attachment Conference. Through this website you can book, modify or cancel your hotel reservations at any time and receive updated information about the event. 

Should you need special accommodations, contact for assistance. 

We look forward to seeing you!



Who Attends the ATTACh Conference?

Parents, psychiatrists, psychologists, mental health clinicians, social workers, occupational therapists, residential treatment staff, registered nurses, child welfare professionals, adoption and foster care agency staff and administrators, educators, advocates, juvenile justice personnel and researchers from around the nation and globally attend the ATTACh Conference annually.

What Track is for You?

Parent Track: These workshops pertain to supporting caregivers in their lived experiences with extra focus and preference on hands-on that are intermediate in knowledge base.

Prevention and Early Intervention Track: These workshops focus on actions and interventions prior to the development of serious attachment and trauma issues in their earliest states to prevent long-term effects.

Sensorimotor Track: For parents and professionals to understand the link between sensory integration issues in children.

Child Welfare Track: Presentations use evidence-based practice specific to enhancing understanding and practices in child welfare around trauma informed care.

Intermediate Professional Track: These workshops are for those who are furthering their knowledge of attachment issues.

Advanced Clinical Track: These workshops provide in depth coverage of specialized topics without reviewing introductory material. Program content is built upon the foundation of a completed doctoral program in psychology.

New Track – Youth and Young People: This track will focus on teens and young adults who will share their life’s journey.

**Workshops offered at the post-graduate level are eligible for CE credits