cannot have been convicted of a criminal offense against a child.
Members must pay yearly memberships dues and agree to uphold the bylaws
of Kansas ATTACh.
Level of membership and benefits:
All memberships include the chapter newsletter, voting privileges in the Kansas ATTACh Executive Board Election, eligible to serve on a committee, use of the bulletin board and 20% discount on all Kansas ATTACh trainings, conferences and workshops and books.
Parent: Annual fee is $36. Criteria – Any parent of a child diagnosis with attachment related problems by a Qualified Mental Health Professional. Membership also
includes a reduce fee for the parents’ support group and
parenting related information and resources.
Advocate: Annual fee: $48. Criteria – Any person interested in supporting the mission of Kansas ATTACh. Membership also includes certificate of
membership and packet of attachment related information and
Professional: Annual fee: $60. Criteria – Any person with a master’s degree or higher in the social services field and licensed by the state of Kansas. Must have 30 hours of attachment related training and agree to abide by the ATTACh Professional Standards of Practice. Membership also includes participation in professional development events, attachment related information and
resources, listing on our website and a membership certificate.
Advocate Agency/Business: Annual fee: $180. Criteria – Any agency, business or organization interested in supporting the mission of Kansas ATTACh. Membership
also includes free publicity on our website, in our newsletter and at community
presentations and certificate of membership.
Kansas ATTACh bylaws require members to actively participate in the
organization. This may includes any of the following: passing out
brouchures and flyers, being a support person for other members,
donating items, participating in a committee and/or engaging in
advocacy activities. Members are provided with various
opportunities to utilize their strenghts and talents through the
mission of Kansas ATTACh. A copy of the organization’s
bylaws is provided upon membership or when requested by e-mail.
Parent Membership Services
For caretakers of a
child who has been diagnosed with attachment difficulties or
Reactive Attachment Disorder and are, have been involved in or are considering
attachment based therapy and reparenting.
2nd & 4th TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH
caregivers a place to meet and talk with other caregivers, learn more
parenting attachment challenged children, talk to caregivers who have
involved in attachment therapy, find
professional help, and establish support systems. Check our event
calendar for guest speakers, video presentations and more.
Members – $1.00, Non-members –
$2.50 (First visit is free)
PINE VALLEY CHRISTIAN
5620 E. 21ST
Life Skills Group for Children with Attachment Difficulties
2nd and 4th Tuesday of each month
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Cost per child: $7
Other services available:
Mom’s Night Out, Dad’s Night Out, Back to School Bar B Que, Creating a
Life Book group, free admission to workshops and e-mail support.
Advocate and Professional Membership Benefits
Members of Kansas ATTACh
who are professionals working in the children’s mental health system or child welfare system are
provided with a support group for education, consultation and
networking every 2 months.
Message Board for Advocate/Professional Members Only
90 minute informational presentations are available to community
groups, agencies, support groups, parents’ groups, student groups,
businesses, etc. They include information on Attachment Disorder,
Attachment therapies, Dyadic Psychotherapy, Parenting and Support.