Who's become/becoming trauma-informed?

Trauma Informed Agency Champions

On December 11, 2017, more than fifteen agencies sent representatives to participate in our Trauma Informed Agency Champion training. Many folks expressed an interest in continuing to come together and to share resources. We invite all of the workshop participants and other interested community members to find connection right here via ACEs Connection! I encourage you all to use the ACEs Connection websites and live groups which offer many resources for you including: The new online Becoming...

Kaiser Supports North Bay's VOICES through Youth & Trauma Informed Care Grant

"Kaiser Permanente Northern California Region—Community Benefit Programs (KPCBP)’s Youth and Trauma-informed Care grant program (YTIC), through which 20 community based agencies and school based health centers were funded in 2014, is a critical strategy for addressing community violence by focusing on prevention as well as healing. Experience of trauma in childhood is associated with a range of negative health, social, and educational outcomes. Trauma is frequently undiagnosed or...

Hanna Institute Speaker Breakfast - Judge Troy Nunley (Sept. 14th from 7:30a.m. to 9a.m.)

EQUITY, CRIMINAL JUSTICE & OVERCOMING ADVERSITY SEPTEMBER 14: FEATURED SPEAKER Judge Troy L. Nunley United States District Court of the Eastern District of California Judge Nunley is a staunch advocate for children, especially the most vulnerable. He brings rich personal experience to his judicial role; he grew up in the Hunter's Point neighborhood of San Francisco with a single mother, ultimately rising to one of the highest positions in American lawyer can occupy, after being a...

Sandra Bloom on Trauma Informed Organizations - Free Recorded Webinar for You

Sonoma County is fortunate to access leaders in the trauma-informed field such as Sandra Bloom thanks to our participation in the national Mobilizing Action for Resilient Communities. Thanks to the Philadelphia Health Federation, we can share our recent brown bag webinar with Sandra Bloom with you! Check out: MARC.HealthFederation.org/BrownBag Look for the June 14th webinar with Sandra Bloom , Healthy Systems are Trauma-Informed and Trauma-Responsive , and see the line-up for more great ...

Hanna Boys Center Speaker Breakfast - Marc Philpart from PolicyLink (March 9)

Hanna Institute, at the Hanna Boys Center, is excited to announce that Mark Philpart, senior director at PolicyLink , will be the keynote speaker at its second Professional Networking Breakfast on March 9, 2017. Marc will speak about the Boys and Men of Color Framework , which explores the deep evolutions toward equity that are beginning to take place in our communities. There will also be an open forum discussion in how culturally relevant trauma-informed practices can dramatically improve...

Self-Care Resources

The Future's Without Violence Webinar "Compassion Fatigue & Self-Care for Individuals and Organizations" today was excellent, and several great resources were shared. Resources with weblinks included: Self Care Poster: https://socialwork.buffalo.edu/content/dam/socialwork/home/self-care-kit/self-care-poster.pdf Building Cultures of Care: http://www.nsvrc.org/sites/default/files/publications_nsvrc_guides_building-cultures-of-care.pdf 21 Day Self Care Challenge:...

Press Democrat Features Paper Tigers Screening and Efforts to Help Struggling Kids

On Saturday May 14th, the Press Democrat featured local ACEs efforts in South Sonoma County in the article "Petaluma schools implementing new approach to work with struggling students." The Petaluma Health Care District and the Health Action Chapter sponsored a Paper Tigers screening on May 12 that drew 221 folks. Reporter Christi Warren captures the experience here: On a recent school day in Petaluma, 57 students were on a waitlist to see a city schools therapist. The number of students...

Trauma Informed Care in Hospital Settings - is it missing?

Sometimes life throws a curve ball and the best you can do is bunt. It's been almost two weeks since my nearly 80 yo mother fell at home and dragged herself towards the phone, using her walking stick to knock the handset onto the floor to call 911. Not wanting to alarm her neighbor's she asked that the ambulance drive up without their siren. I received a call from my mom's cell phone and I was surprised to hear a mans voice - the EMT - my mom was being transported by ambulance..... at the...

Lumpers and Splitters: Who Doesn’t Believe in ACES?

Here’s the problem. Since you are reading this on ACES Connections, you are likely not the type of person who questions ACES. Like me, when you first heard about ACES, you shouted “Eureka!” or felt the heavens open up or maybe simply thought “Well, that makes sense.” Writing this blog, I’m preaching to the choir.  After all, there is so much scientific evidence to support ACES, doesn’t everyone believe it? Well, working in Public Health...

Request for Proposal Announcement - Trauma Informed Care Consultant

Valley of the Moon Childrens Home is looking for a consultant to helpstaff transition to a 10-day stay shelter by 2017. Valley of the Moon wants to incorporate the latest research on trauma informed care intotheir program design and staff training. See attached documents for further details or contact: Briana Downey Program Planning & Evaluation Analyst Valley of the Moon Children's Center 112 Children's Circle Santa Rosa, CA 95409 (707) 565-4348 bdowney@schsd.org...

 
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