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SAVE THE DATE! ACEs Aware Grant Opportunity to Support Trauma-Informed Networks of Care informational webinar will be held on December 11, 2020 [acesaware.org]

ACEs Aware Grant Opportunity to Support Trauma-Informed Networks of Care Informational Webinar The informational webinar will be held on December 11, 2020, from 9 to 10:30 a.m. Potential applicants are encouraged to submit questions for the webinar via email to info@acesaware.org by Noon on December 7, 2020 . The subject line of the email should read “Network of Care Informational Webinar.” Mark your calendar and join this Zoom link on webinar day. More information about the RFP and the...

L.A. mayor announces $800 stipends for food service workers [latimes.com]

By Alejandra Reyes-Velarde, Los Angeles Times, December 2, 2020 Los Angeles will offer a one-time $800 stipend to employees who work in food service industries, including restaurants, breweries and food stands, Mayor Eric Garcetti said Wednesday. The Secure Emergency Relief for Vulnerable Employees, or SERVE, initiative will give 4,000 workers the cash using money from the nonprofit Mayor’s Fund for Los Angeles, Garcetti said in an evening briefing. The news comes as the number of...

As pandemic aid ends, California families face brutal new year [calmatters.org]

By Nigel Duara, Cal Matters, November 25, 2020 In late 2017, a house fell on Jacques Gene. The construction foreman in Cool, east of Sacramento, was inside a half-finished home when the rolling trusses that make up the underside of the roof fell, collapsing the whole house. Gene, 46, suffered broken ribs, a punctured lung and a concussion. When his coworkers sorted through the rubble, he says, they didn’t expect to find him alive. But he found work again, earning $70,000 annually as a...

Tools to Mitigate Work Stress and Prevent Burnout: For Health Care Providers during COVID and Beyond  

Whether you work in a hospital, a safety net clinic, or in another health care setting, no health care provider working during the COVID-19 pandemic needs to read the flurry of news stories that highlight the extreme stress experienced by people in this line of work – you already know it firsthand. This webinar will introduce health care providers to the Community Resiliency Model ( CRM ), an evidence-based method of managing traumatic stress, preventing burnout and building resiliency. This...

Opportunity to sign on to “A Trauma-Informed Agenda for the First 100 Days of the Biden-Harris Administration”—Deadline Dec. 8th

The Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice ( CTIPP ) is inviting individuals and organizations to express their support for a set of executive actions for the Biden-Harris Administration to take “to address trauma and build resilience throughout the country.” Most of these actions could be taken early in the Administration and would not require congressional action with the exception of some recommendations that could be included in a new stimulus package. The recommendations are...

A hospital builds awareness about trauma, deploys acts of empathy

In late 2018, Roberta Azzo, an operations program manager at Bon Secours St. Francis Medical Center in Midlothian, Virginia, decided to take an all-hands-on-deck approach to infusing the hospital’s culture with a trauma-informed approach to care. This involves recognizing that trauma is widespread and that it can cause all kinds of troubled behavior, learning ways to de-escalate that behavior, and preventing practices that trigger patients and staff who have experienced trauma. The hospital...

In Case You Missed It: ACEs Aware December Webinar "Supporting Patients in Pregnancy: ACEs and Maternal Health" [acesaware.org]

1.0 Continuing Medical Education/Maintenance of Certification Credit Available* The ACEs Aware December webinar, “Supporting Patients in Pregnancy: ACEs and Maternal Health” is now available to watch at ACEsAware.org . Providers seeking CME/MOC credits* must complete a separate activity evaluation in order to request CME/CE certificate. Those seeking MOC credits must also successfully complete the post-test with a score of 75% and higher. Please follow CME/MOC instructions available on...

Modesto students were failing under home study. How in-person learning hubs brought them back [modbee.com]

By Deke Farrow, The Modesto Bee, November 28, 2020 Preston Lee and Melissa Mullings, both juniors at Gregori High School, had similar experiences when the COVID-19 pandemic forced schools to begin distance learning. Logging into school to study from home just wasn’t working for them. Easily distracted and lacking the structure of a traditional school day, they pretty much gave up on learning and saw their grades plummet, they said in phone interviews last week. Early on, Melissa realized...

Equity, Accountability, and Outcomes: Dr. Rhea Boyd and Alex Briscoe reflect on the Belief Statement that Guides Our Work [cachildrenstrust.org]

From California Children's Trust, November 13, 2020 The Trust formed over two years ago, grew through a planning process that included contributions from over 400 organizations, and is now a coalition-supported initiative that is leading a statewide conversation to reimagine children’s mental health services and delivery. Judging by the growth of our partnerships or the number of our publications, our successes may seem easy and our journey rather linear. But this work has actually been...

Open access study reveals harmful effects of redlining on babies born three generations later (Berkeley News)

By Virgie Hoban, November 19, 2020, Berkeley News. It was a racist policy enacted over 80 years ago, but its aftermath dribbles on — all the way to the babies born today, new research shows. Using historical maps and modern birth data, UC Berkeley researchers have found that babies born in California neighborhoods historically redlined — denied federal investments based on the discriminatory lending practices of the 1930s — are now more likely to have poorer health outcomes. The study was...

Amplify Healing Connections

In partnership with the Blue Shield of California Foundation, the Center for Care Innovations (CCI) is launching Amplify Healing Connections , a learning collaborative to strengthen multi-sector partnerships that prevent domestic violence and promote health and well-being for young people and their caregivers. In the context of this program, multi-sector partnerships are partnerships involving organizations across two or more sectors. What We’ll Provide Amplify Healing Connections seeks six...

Addiction Treatment Starts Here: Primary Care

Over the last five years, CCI designed and led two programs focused on improving treatment for people with opioid use disorder (OUD). Combined, these programs supported more than 70 primary care health centers in California with designing new or expanding existing medications for addiction treatment (MAT) programs. MAT includes FDA-approved medications for OUD: ­methadone, buprenorphine, and naltrexone. The programs increased the number of active MAT prescribers by 150 providers — equivalent...

Medi-Cal is Open to All Young Adults – Help us Get the Word Out! [childrennow.org]

It’s critical that California continues to ensure children and young people have timely access to the health care they need. Optimal health impacts a child’s academic achievement and long-term well-being, but many California children and families are uninsured or lack access to routine check-ups and other preventive health services. In 2019, there were 334,000 uninsured kids in California. This year, the COVID-19 pandemic and immigration fears due to policy changes at the federal level have...

Apply Now: New ACEs Aware Grant Opportunity [acesaware.org]

New ACEs Aware Grant Opportunity to Support Trauma-Informed Networks of Care The Department of Health Care Services in partnership with Office of the California Surgeon General and the today released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a second round of ACEs Aware grants , with a submission deadline of December 21, 2020. The new grants will target California communities that want to build or execute a robust Network of Care to effectively respond to ACEs and toxic stress to meet the needs of...

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