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Kansas ATTACh Membership


Members 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 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 includes certificate of membership and packet of attachment related information and resources.

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 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 includes free publicity on our website, in our newsletter and at community presentations, a free training and certificate of membership. 

* Registered Clinicians with ATTACh can receive a professional level membership with Kansas ATTACh for $36. 

Membership Application



REPARENTING SUPPORT GROUP

For caretakers of a child who has been diagnosed with attachment difficulties or Reactive Attachment Disorder and are or have been involved in, or considering, attachment based therapy and reparenting.

MEETING TIME:

1ST & 3RD TUESDAY OF EVERY MONTH

Parent Training & Education (members only) at 6:30 pm

Parent Support (everyone welcome) at 7:30 pm

This group offers caregivers a place to meet and talk with other caregivers, learn more about parenting attachment challenged children, talk to caregivers who have or are involved in attachment therapy, find professional help, and establish support systems.

Book Club: Meets every 3rd Tuesday 7:30-8:30
Adopting the Hurt Child: Hope for Families with Special Needs Kids by Gregory Keck and Regina Kupecky.  Book available through the chapter.

Group Fee:  Members – $1.00,  Non-members – $2.50 

LOCATION

 PINE VALLEY CHRISTIAN CHURCH
5620 E. 21ST North
Wichita, Kansas




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Services:

Trainings on specific attachment related issues such as attachment disorders, attachment interventions, attachment parenting, attachment therapies, collaboration of services, etc.  Trainings are $75 per hour plus traveling expenses outside of Wichita and include CEUs. 

Free hour long informational presentations are available to community groups, agencies, support groups, parents’ groups, student groups, businesses, etc.  

Listing of Presentations and Trainings



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