When children experience major trauma, specialized care is required, but what can an average parent learn from these hardest cases? Debbie Reed explores strategies parents can use from specialized attachment and trauma settings to better connect with their kids, no matter how big or small their challenges.


Debbie has been supporting children and their families for nearly 25 years through her work at Chaddock. In addition to serving as the President/CEO of Chaddock, she co-edited the book Attachment Theory in Action, co-authored the book Raising the Challenging Child with Karen Doyle Buckwalter, and writes a weekly leadership blog. Debbie holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree in Journalism and Mass Communications from Drake University, a Master of Arts Degree in Leadership from Bellevue University, and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Organizational Leadership from Concordia University.