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VA TICNs eNote January 18 2021

Join Racial Truth & Reconciliation Virginia today, January 18, 3:00-4:45pm, as we honor Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who embodied racial resilience, peacemaking, reconciliation, and justice. This event will authentically address Virginia’s reckoning of the past and reconciling of the present and examine the role that educational entities play in shedding light on historical trauma and the retelling of history. Participants will engage communities in pursuing their own journey of truth and...

California Vacancy Database []

WHAT IS THE VACANCY DATABASE? The Catalyst Center, a program of the CA Alliance, is collecting vacancy information from STRTP, FFA, and THP service providers throughout California. This information is used to provide placement referrals to state and county officials and ensure that youth are matched to programs and services most appropriate for their needs. The project is in partnership with the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). Please don’t hesitate to call if we can assist...

How the pandemic highlights racial disparities in higher education []

By Hari Sreenivasan and Jason Kane, January 12, 2021 Judy Woodruff: Let's turn now to a different impact of COVID on higher education. Typically, during a recession, community college enrollment goes up, as unemployed workers start looking for new skills. But that is not happening now. It could mean trouble for the economy going forward, particularly for low-income students. [ Please click here to read the full transcript .]

Prevent Child Abuse America Welcomes Jennifer Jones as Its New Chief Strategy Officer [Prevent Child Abuse America]

Prevent Child Abuse America (PCA America) announced today that Jennifer Jones will join the organization as its new Chief Strategy Officer, effective February 15. She currently serves as the director of the Change in Mind Institute and the co-director for Safety and Resilience for the Alliance for Strong Families and Communities (which recently announced a merger with the Council on Accreditation). “Jennifer Jones is a well-respected leader in the areas of brain science, child welfare and...

California Child Wellbeing Coalition e-Guide

The California Department of Public Health, Injury and Prevention Branch (CDPH/IVPB) and the California Department of Social Service, Office of Child Abuse Prevention’s (CDSS/OCAP), Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative are excited to share a newly developed document titled “California Child Wellbeing Coalition e-Guide.” This e-Guide was developed for all those who are serving Californians and interested in collaborating or connecting with local coalitions, boards, and other organized...

ACEs Research Corner — January 2021

[Editor's note: Dr. Harise Stein at Stanford University edits a web site — — that focuses on the health effects of abuse, and includes research articles on ACEs. Every month, she posts the summaries of the abstracts and links to research articles that address only ACEs. Thank you, Harise!! -- Jane Stevens] Hashemi SM, Yousefichaijan P, Salehi B, et. al. Comparison of child abuse history in patients with and without functional abdominal pain: a case-control study. BMC...

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Ancestral Resilience

I'm trying to remember the post from November(ish) that included a music video about all that our families survived just so we could arrive. Any help would be greatly appreciated.Read More...

Dietitian and public health student with a passion for ACEs

Hello everyone! I am here to ask about possible career paths in the form of ACEs. I'm feeling pretty overwhelmed with the amount of options and also with how to create a path with the background I already have. I am 28 years old, a Registered Dietitian and now MPH student in the U.S. I chose the nutrition route when I started college because I knew I wanted to work with people in some "prevention" capacity, and also wanted a job that could be flexible. I loved nutrition at the time and chose...Read More...
thank you for taking the time to read this. Even if you aren't able to help this time - your willingness to even peep at this message means you made time to see what others need. Hi - Does anyone know or a therapist who would be willing to volunteer his/her time to participate on a 45 minute panel about ACEs? The ACE that we are focusing on this month is Abandonment and pairing it with losing a parent to the prison system? Our last live presentation is linked below and viewer BEWARE, we do...Read More...
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Non-english translations

Raetta Daws
My agency needs to translate the ACE tool for young children into East African languages. Where can I find information about permission to translate?Read More...
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