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Roseland Accelerated Middle School Offers Fire Recovery Resource Event for Spanish Speakers 10/21/17

Foro Comunitario Recuperándonos de los Incendios sábado, 21 de octubre, 2:30 pm Roseland Accelerated Middle School 1777 West Ave., Santa Rosa, CA 95407 Venga a obtener información sobre los recursos disponibles y para que lo respondan sus preguntas sobre los próximos pasos en la reconstrucción de nuestra comunidad. Tendremos comida y cuidado de niños!

October Meeting Cancelled - Meet Again on November 29

Dear Friends, Let’s join hands during this difficult time, and offer each other strength as we strive to process these events. We all need help to cope and to begin to recover. We’ll strive to post resources on Sonoma County ACEs Connection that will help us: Find housing, income, food, and other resources Find the words to talk to our children about how to cope Find ideas for how to calm our minds and bodies Our Steering Committee plans meeting next week to come up with other concrete...

3 to 5 FREE Counseling Sessions for Those Affected by the NorCal Fires

The Redwood Empire California Association of Marriage and Family Therapist have come together to offer 3-5 FREE counseling sessions for anyone affected by the NorCal fires. See attached or click here for the list of 97 counselors who have offered their services List of RECAMFT Counselors The attached Disaster Survivor Handout is very helpful too. Click here to learn more about RECAMT and to find additional resources Redwood Empire CAMFT

Ask the Community

Has anyone read this exciting article from NPR about specific approaches schools can use to address student trauma? When Schools Meet Trauma With Understanding, Not Discipline A brief excerpt: "...schools, because they have so many children dealing with many different issues, often don't think about the reasons behind behaviors. Mental health workers, like her, though, have learned a lot recently about how trauma changes the brain. "A kid who's been exposed to trauma ... that fight or flight...Read More...
St. Joseph Health (Santa Rosa Memorial Hospital) is conducting its triennial Community Health Needs Assessment in alignment with their mission to improve the health and quality of life of the people and communities they serve. As part of the assessment, they want to hear from community residents throughout the county about what matters to them and their families’ health, about what they see as the biggest needs for the community in making our home towns as healthy as they can be. This is a...Read More...
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Dear Friends, We plan to vote on adopting the attached working guidelines at our September 28, 2016 ACEs Connection Meeting. We are looking for folks to respond with specific edits for text changes by September 12, 2016. Please feel free to use track changes, notes, or simply to send an email with suggested edits and page numbers. Thank you!Read More...