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ACEs Aware Launches New 'STATE OF CARE' Provider Engagement Campaign [acesaware.org]

SACRAMENTO – May 13, 2021 – The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and Office of the California Surgeon General (CA-OSG) today launched the “ State of CAre ” health care provider engagement campaign to expand the reach and impact of the ACEs Aware initiative . The campaign slogan is, “Our State of CAre is ACEs Aware.” The campaign uses digital and print media to raise awareness about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the long-term health effects they can have on children and...

A Better Normal | Number Story | Wed, May 26, 2021, 12pm PT

Join us for the next A Better Normal community discussion series where we envision and create a trauma-informed society together. Wed, May 26, 2021, 12pm PDT >>Register Here<< We will be learning from Sarah Marikos and Joy Thomas of the ACE Resource Network about the wide impact their Number Story campaign is having through the use of strategic partnerships. This intervention helps individuals understand their ACE numbers and connects them with the resources and tools to heal.

This is how to feel all your emotions – and not be overwhelmed – with one little word

I learned an important concept about how to feel emotions again safely – especially after trauma– over 26 years ago from my favorite graduate school professor, the late Terry Taylor Smith, LMFT: “And” is a powerful word. As a concept for healing, it’s life-changing. Once you start to employ this concept in your life, the possibilities are pretty incredible. I can’t think of a better time to write about how to feel and hold emotions. When so many are feeling numb and overwhelmed, “and” is...

Trauma Informed Educators Network Podcast, Cissy White Joins Mathew Portell, 7p.m. EST Facebook Live 5/13/21 (Tonight)

I'm reposting (below) what Mathew Portell has been sharing on Twitter, Facebook, and LinkedIn about his live podcast tonight. I'm excited to be his guest talking about Parenting with ACEs, as well as about grief, loss, healing, and living with cancer. We will be live on Facebook at 4p.m. PST (6p.m. CST, 7p.m. EST). Please join us. Paradigm Shift Education Trauma Informed Educators Network Trauma Informed Educators Network Podcast Mathew Portell Cissy White supports individuals and...

Beating the Isolation Caused by COVID-19

There is no doubt that the coronavirus has taken the world’s collective breath away. People are getting sick by the thousands, with many not surviving. The governments around the globe have mostly shut down their countries to help prevent Covid19 as it kills even more people. As a result of these government measures, people are being either encouraged or forced to remain at home. For some, this means isolating alone. How should a person, especially if they live alone, handle the inevitable...

Why Sharing Good News Matters [sloanreview.mit.edu]

By Paola Cecchi-Dimeglio, MIT Sloan Management Review, June 17, 2020 Research shows us that even in normal times, constant exposure to negative news can have a heavy impact on our mental health . In the midst of an unprecedented health and humanitarian crisis like the COVID-19 pandemic, people are not only faced with new challenges in their work and personal lives but also subjected to a constant barrage of troubling headlines. Among other things, negative news increases the level of...

What kids should be reading for AAPI Heritage Month and why representation matters [usatoday.com]

By David Oliver, USA TODAY, May 12, 2021 It's Asian American Pacific Islander Heritage Month, and one great way to mark the month is by educating yourself — and your children — about the community through reading. Given the proliferation of violence against the community, knowledge is power. Children can start to internalize race and gender stereotypes as early as 4 years old, Dr. Christia Brown, a professor of developmental psychology at the University of Kentucky, previously told USA...

'We Feel Lost in Time': Covid Transforms Teen Milestones [nytimes.com]

By Taylor Trudon, The New York Times, May 3, 2021 Growing up, Carley Ebbenga was used to not having big birthday parties. Since her birthday falls right in the middle of winter break, most kids were out of town so she stuck to small celebrations. But for her Sweet Sixteen, Ms. Ebbenga, who lives in Romeoville, Ill., a suburb of Chicago, wanted to do something special. She envisioned a trip into the city with a few friends where they would eat a nice dinner and stay up late dancing in their...

Get ready for a big blast about ACEs and ACEs science!

Billboards! Social media! PSAs! Celebrities!...The largest and only national public awareness campaign ever to come out of the adverse childhood experiences movement launches May 13 with Numb er Story. The campaign was created by the ACE Resource Network , which was funded through Anonymous, an organization that helps "funders achieve more impact and experience greater fulfillment through their philanthropy", according to its website. Its funder is, well, anonymous. We do know that it is an...

Building resilience through trauma-informed technology

Presented April 15-16 as a virtual abstract for the Southeastern School Behavioral Health Conference, we are making this one hour session available to celebrate strategies for building resiliency through deep community engagement. In particular, the presenters will highlight a trauma-informed technology resource, Sharpen Family, how it was designed in collaboration with over 15 agencies specializing in childhood welfare to support parents of young children and those in the foster care system.

The 4th Annual Philadelphia Trauma Training Conference: Supporting Adaptation, Transformation, and Health in the Wake of Trauma [jefferson.edu]

This unique training conference will provide an intensive, collaborative, and engaging experience to providers, educators, and leaders across health, education, and social service disciplines, as well as to community members invested in promoting the health of their families, neighborhoods, and cities. Speakers Shawn Ginwright, PhD is one of the nation’s leading innovators, provocateurs, and thought leaders on African American youth, youth activism, and youth development. He is Professor of...

Early Childhood Health Equity Landscape [childtrends.org]

From Child Trends, April 29, 2021 Early Childhood Health Equity (ECHE) work strengthen s early childhood systems to support healthy child development and reduce health inequities that can have a lifelong impact. T o help policymakers, advocates, communities, and familie s understand efforts to improve health equity and the well-being of children and families , t he Early Childhood Health Equity Initiative Explorer presents information about 143 cross -sector initiatives that aim to advance...

CALIFORNIA ACES ACADEMY - Medical Advocacy in the Face of Discrimination | May 27 [avahealth.org]

Medical Advocacy in the Face of Discrimination presented by Sharon Cooper, MD, FAAP Thursday, May 27, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (PT) There is a significant impact on the body, mind, and spirit when racism is a part of a child and adolescent’s life experiences. The historical impact of systemic racism affects how families of color will parent their children, and at times intentionally overlook discriminatory treatment for fear of retaliation against their child. This realization has not been...

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