Community Resilience Collaborative of Middlesex County-CT

A platform for community members, leaders & parents who are passionate about preventing trauma & building resilience. Share information, exchange ideas & work collaboratively across sectors to develop solutions that support trauma-informed and resilience-building practices in all domains of life & work. A Community of Hope, Healing & Resilience for ALL!

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1st Annual Trauma-Responsive Schools Conference

HERE this NOW is thrilled to announce its first annual Trauma-Responsive Schools Conference. The event will take place May 9th-May 11th at The Woodbound Inn in Rindge, NH. The event locale was selected for its central location in New England (2-hours from Boston, 3-hours from Portland, 4-hours from Albany). This conference experience will be unlike other conference formats. Registration is limited to 40 participants to maximize psychological safety, depth of learning, and individualized...

How Supportive Housing Uplifts Families in Crisis []

Editor’s Note : Although foster care placement is sometimes necessary to ensure the safety and well-being of children, research indicates that keeping families together is generally a better for children, parents, and the community. Working with the Corporation for Supportive Housing, RWJF launched Keeping Families Together in 2007. The program helps vulnerable families like Irma’s grow stronger, safer and healthier so that children—and their parents—might thrive. We are resurfacing this...

CRC Leadership Roundtable on Trauma & Resilience

"Trauma is everywhere. Support needs to be everywhere too." Dan Drew, the mayor of Middletown, Connecticut. Mayor Dan Drew helped open the Leadership Roundtable on Trauma & Resilience hosted by the Community Resilience Collaborative (CRC) of Middlesex County. In fact, Mayor Drew was a little late to come to the podium because he was out in the hall filling out his ACE and Resilience surveys as all attendants were asked (anonymously) to do. He noted how many people are impacted by the...

Middletown collaborative intent on easing effects of traumatic childhood experiences []

MIDDLETOWN — Rebecca Lemanski wants those who suffer from traumatic childhood experiences to know they are not alone. In fact, it’s the vision of the founder of the Community Resilience Collaborative of Middlesex County and psychologist Susie Wiet , who pioneered the project in Utah, to build a network of professionals in the field intent on changing the culture surrounding traumatic experiences. Wiet, who practices in Salt Lake City, is founder of Utah’s Trauma-Resilience Collaborative.

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