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Arts in Education Webinar

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United Way to fund four-part Trauma Series: Apply Now!

Aniela Zygmont Glinski ·
United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey is funding a four-part trauma series of college courses (graduate or undergraduate) leading to a certificate in Trauma Studies in Infancy and Early Childhood from Saint...
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Depression in Young Children

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New Continuing Education Course for Nurses: "Pediatric Medical Traumatic Stress and Working with the Child Welfare System"

Kim Slouf ·
Do you have clients with health concerns, injuries, or acute/chronic illnesses? According to NSCAW, 28% of children in foster care have a chronic health condition, and 12% have two or more. About 35% of children in child welfare have either a health condition or special need. Your clients with medical conditions will likely have frequent contact with the health care system. Since many have experienced prior trauma, when faced with medical issues they are at greater risk for illness- or...
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Re: New Continuing Education Course for Nurses: "Pediatric Medical Traumatic Stress and Working with the Child Welfare System"

Tina Marie Hahn, MD ·
I'm sorry. Um when is the webinar? Could this be placed on the colander for ACEs in peds? Thank you.
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The Trauma Informed Classroom

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An Important Event for Anyone in Higher Education in the Philadelphia Region

Leslie Lieberman ·
The Need for Trauma-Informed Curricula at Institutions of Higher Learning: A Call to Action On October 20th, Children's Crisis Treatment Center , The Philadelphia University Community and Trauma Counseling Program and the United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey are hosting a very special and important conversation for any one who is involved in training the next generation of service professionals - nurses, doctors, social workers, teachers, lawyers, community health...
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Philadelphia ACE Task Force Community Education Work Group Meeting

Caitlin O'Brien ·
The Community Education Work Group met on Tuesday, January 19th at the CityLife Neighborhood Clinic in Philadelphia, PA. Representatives from the CityLife Neighborhood Clinics gave the group an overview of the work that they do, explaining that they often see the impact that ACEs have throughout the life course in the seniors they serve. Group members were interested in potential opportunities to develop intergenerational programming. The majority of the meeting was spent reviewing and...
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Nurturing Resilient Children

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Managing Anger in Positive Ways

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Re: The Impact of Homelessness on Children and Families

Tina Marie Hahn, MD ·
You all have just posted several very great sounding events. Could these be recorded for others to watch later? Thanks Tina
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Re: The Impact of Homelessness on Children and Families

Carolyn Smith-Brown ·
Thank you for your comment, Tina - yes, aren't these a great series? As part of creating a safe learning space in these interactive workshops, participants engage in reflective opportunities with each other and the Course Trainer as part of the process, so they are not video taped. Glad you asked the question!
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Re: The Impact of Homelessness on Children and Families

Tina Marie Hahn, MD ·
Well thanks. Group learning is an awesome way to gain more. I wonder if we could build a team to provide similar learning experiences for our folks in Michigan? I think we can maybe with a little assistance and a lot of passion. Thanks
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Re: The Impact of Homelessness on Children and Families

Tina Marie Hahn, MD ·
But I did have a question, could one come out and attend a few of these? I am interested in some of these?
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Re: The Impact of Homelessness on Children and Families

Carolyn Smith-Brown ·
You would be very welcome! It is great to share the learning.
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Trauma-Informed Schools Conference - Penn State

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Philadelphia ACE Task Force Community Education Work Group Meeting

Caitlin O'Brien ·
The Community Education Work Group met on Thursday, February 18th at the Health Federation of Philadelphia. The group began with a review of the work they had done in 2015 to convene Philadelphia ACE Task Force professional members with community members to learn more about trauma and messaging. The group then discussed directions for the ACEs Messaging Group (AMG) project, funded by the First Hospital Foundation , giving consideration to target locations for messaging and focus groups, the...
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Why Don’t These Parents Care About Their Kids?

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Leslie Lieberman ·
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POPPYN’s video report on foster care in Philly is making waves at DHS [generocity

Leslie Lieberman ·
When Josh Childs’ father saw POPPYN’s episode on the Black Lives Matter movement , he told Josh he wasn’t a kid anymore. “He accepted me for my knowledge and didn’t make me be quiet,” said Childs, a junior at Science Leadership Academy who coproduced the episode. POPPYN, or Presenting Our Perspective on Philly Youth News, is a program that gives Philadelphia high school students the chance to tell their side of the story on a topic of interest through visual media. Read the complete story by...
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Re: POPPYN’s video report on foster care in Philly is making waves at DHS [generocity

Jennifer Hossler ·
Thanks for sharing, Leslie. I loved this video done by the kids, sharing their perspective on things. And so great to see that it caught the attention of DHS and their voices are being heard.
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An open letter to Governor Wolf:

Daun Kauffman ·
      Childhood Trauma:     "The elephant in the [class] room".. . and it doesn't "just go away"   Dear Governor Wolf and Education Secretary designee Rivera : I write regarding injured, marginalized children in our schools, to ask that you include them explicitly in a broad, “Healthy State” paradigm in your new administration.   Read more at: WHYY NewsWorks   http://lucidwitness.com/…/childhood-trauma-versus-public-e…/...
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Re: An open letter to Governor Wolf:

Aniela Zygmont Glinski ·
Daun, This letter is an incredible example of how we should and can engage in policy change while educating our elected officials and the general public. The way in which you outlined the role of childhood trauma, in particular ACEs, and the implications for education, is incredible! Thank you so much for providing such a great example for those of us wanting to engage in trauma informed policy work!
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Daun Kauffman ·
Wow ! I'm humbled. Thank you Aniela.
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Failing Schools or Failing Paradigm ?

Daun Kauffman ·
Yes, money matters in Education. Money is absolutely necessary,  but money is Not sufficient.   A key variable has been missing from the discussions about a new Education Paradigm: Childhood Trauma. Childhood trauma is broad in scope and...
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Do Children have a Right to be Safe ?

Daun Kauffman ·
A comparison survey of government and departmental treatment (legal vs. healthcare, vs. education) of child safety given prevalence of childhood trauma. http://lucidwitness.com/2014/0...-right-to-be-safe-2/  
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PHILADELPHIA CITY COUNCIL, EDUCATION COMMITTEE Hearing on Standardized Testing NOTES

Daun Kauffman ·
    "We won’t have a successful education paradigm,  or even accurately interpret academic success,  while ignoring trauma’s overwhelming presence."  ...
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The Trauma Informed Classroom

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Self-Care for Teachers

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Reflective Leadership

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Grieving Children: What Do They Need?

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Trauma Education in the US

Shoshana Akins ·
The Workforce Development Workgroup of the ACEs Taskforce is conducting a national environmental scan to compile a  list of trauma education courses and/or programs taught by colleges/universities in the United States . Our research focus is...
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Philadelphia Collaborative Teacher Center offering collaboration grants

Caitlin O'Brien ·
PCTC/PhilaSoup Collaboration Grants are designed to encourage teachers in Philadelphia public schools to look for innovative, fun and effective ways to increase teacher collaboration, improve teacher and school morale, and establish stronger cultures of cooperation, collaboration and support within their schools. Applications are due on March 14th. For more information, please click here .
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Maintaining Cultural Curiosity in Ourselves

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Re: Mindfulness for Early Childhood Educators: Developing Habits of Mind for Learning

Alicia St. Andrews ·
This looks great! Will any participants please share resources from the event via a blog post on ACEs Connection? Please contact us if you need any assistance! Or feel free to check out our How-Tos. Many thanks.
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