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Thank you for your interest in the 2018 Child Abuse Prevention and Family Support Conference! Below you will find the list of sessions for registration. Filter by your interest area on the right side and view speaker information in the speaker tab. We look forward to seeing you in April!


Alyssa Caldbeck

Des Moines, IA
Alyssa Caldbeck, LISW is a therapist specializing in attachment, trauma, and adoption concerns with 10+ years working with children and families. Her prior experience includes work with the juvenile court system, in youth shelter setting, juvenile detention center, therapeutic school program, supporting youth who have aged out of foster care, and post adoption support for families who have adopted from the foster care system. She is a Certified EMDR therapist with advanced trainings in applications for children with early trauma and attachment issues including certification in the Integrative Attachment Trauma Protocol. She is a Registered Play Therapist (RPT) and holds an adoption specific certification (Training for Adoption Competency through the Center for Adoption Support & Education). Alyssa provides parent coaching for parents who have children with trauma and attachment concerns as well as those with special needs. She is also a trainer, presenter, writer, and consultant for therapists seeking EMDR certification and play therapy supervision. She incorporates a brain-body based approach rooted in sensory approaches and an understanding of neuroscience theory.