Amy Swigart is internationally recognized for her knowledge and experience addressing Reactive Attachment Disorder. Amy is a Behavioral Specialist Consultant and mental health therapist who consults for a number of placement facilities, juvenile courts, and programs. She is a probation officer with Butler County Juvenile Court Services. Her Over thirty years of experience has resulted in national recognition for providing therapy, education and consultation for Reactive Attachment Disorder, severe regressive behaviors and diagnoses on the autism spectrum. The juvenile justice system has enabled Amy to gain experience as a Child Sexual Abuse Investigator, Adoption Specialist, Probation Officer and Chief Probation Officer. For nine years, Amy was a foster parent supporting teen-age girls with severe emotional problems. Writing grants for Harrison County, Ohio, she received funding and developed eight programs that grew to support the mental health needs of youth across the state of Ohio. Since then, Amy has worked as an independent contractor for law enforcement agencies interviewing victims of domestic violence and rape. Amy joins the team at Inspiring Change, LLC to continue her work educating, counseling and advocating for youth with severe and persistent mental illness.
This year the team at ICLLC made presentations on Trans Youth in the Juvenile Justice system, Trans 101 for all Service Providers and the Co-Morbidity of Trauma & Juvenile Delinquency. Neuropsychology continues to be a 'hot topic'. The team has developed presentations to help others to learn about the effects of trauma on the brain and behavior. The team continues to present to public school personnel, court systems, mental health providers, adoption, foster and parent groups locally and across the USA. Amy and the team at Inspiring Change, LLC are accepting invitations for speaking engagements for next year. If you would like the team at Inspiring Change, LLC to speak at your event or to your staff, please contact us through this website. We are treating, educating, consulting about: ‘all kinds of therapy for all kinds of people’.
We are now scheduling for next year! Please know, Amy will be offering presentations out of her office located in Butler, PA for most of the next year. If you are interested in having your group attend, call us at 724-256-9881 to schedule a presentation, or contact us through this website. We are available to design a presentation to meet your unique needs!We are treating, educating, consulting about: ‘all kinds of therapy for all kinds of people’.
Amy's 2019 Training Schedule
THE AFRICAN REGIONAL CHILD TRAUMA CONFERENCE August 18- 21, 2019 Cape Town, South Africa
Florida’s Behavioral Health Conference August 21-23, 2019 Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek Orlando Florida
45th Annual National Association for Rural Mental Health August 26 -29, 2019 La Fonda on the Plaza Santa Fe, New Mexico
25th Annual Celebrate Kids! Conference September 18-20, 2019 Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Columbus - Worthington 175 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, OH 43235
11th Annual Crimes Against Children Conference Sept. 30, Oct. 1, and Oct. 2, 2019 Hampton Roads Convention Center/Embassy Suites 1700 Coliseum Drive Hampton, VA 23666
International Association Chief of Police Annual Conference and Exposition October 26-29, 2019 West Building of McCormick Place located at 2301 S Martin Luther King Drive, Chicago, Illinois
National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health 30th National Conference November 14-16, 2019 Hyatt Regency Phoenix Arizona
Juvenile Detention Centers and Alternative Programs (JDCAP)Annual Conference 2018 Wednesday, September 26 Kalahari Resort Pocono Summit PA 18346
2018 Celebrate Kids! Conference Thursday September 27, 2018 Double Tree by Hilton Hotel Columbus - Worthington 175 Hutchinson Avenue, Columbus, OH 43235
Franklin County Juvenile Probation October 3, 2018 425 Franklin Farm Lane Chambersburg, PA 17202
National Federation of Families for Children's Mental Health November 1, 2018 through November 3, 2018 HYATT REGENCY HOUSTON 1200 Louisiana Street Houston, Texas, USA, 77002
International Society Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect (ISPCAN )Caribbean Conference 2018 December 2, 2018 through December 5, 2018 Montego Bay Jamaica
2017 James E Anderson PA Conf on Juvenile Justice November 15 to 17, 2017 Harrisburg, PA
National Federation of Families for Children’s Mental Health 28th Annual Conference November 9, 2017 to November 12, 2017 Hilton Double Tree Orlando Florida
Allegheny Juvenile Court Services October 3, 2017 Pittsburgh, PA
Northeast Region Training Collaborative September 28, 2017 Harrisburg Pennsylvania Resources for this presentation: