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Sharing the Word: ACE Knowledge is “Secular Gospel” for Montana Pastor

Clare Reidy ·
When Reverend Tyler Amundson first read the 1998 ACE study, he realized that this landmark science could become a common language: a way to talk about adversity and healing with clinicians and government officials, devout churchgoers and people who would never step inside a place of worship. “I call this the secular gospel,” he says. “It was easy to describe the ACE study to people. It opened a door for us to name how people face trauma and adversity and how positive relationships can help...
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Unconditional Love: Faith Leaders as Agents of Change in the ACEs and Resilience Movement

Anndee Hochman ·
The Rev. Sanghoon Yoo learned about the ACE Study, saw the film Paper Tigers and understood that there might be a way to bridge the chasm between faith-based views of wellness and traditional approaches to mental health. “When I heard from the science and Paper Tigers that one of the most important factors for resilience is unconditional love, I thought: That’s not medical. That’s my language. That was an ‘aha’ moment for me; I never thought mental health and faith would go together.” Yoo,...
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Re: Unconditional Love: Faith Leaders as Agents of Change in the ACEs and Resilience Movement

Dale Fletcher ·
This was terrific! Thank you for posting Anndee! I just watched the video of Sanghoon Yoo as he explained how trauma informed care and resiliency is rooted biblical scripture. Its well worth the 90 minutes. https://www.youtube.com/watch?...28&v=tjrmrTHN7UY
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"A Different Distribution of Power": ACEs, Trauma and Resilience Networks Sharpen Focus on Racial Justice and Equity

Anndee Hochman ·
For the leaders of Sarasota Strong (or "SRQ Strong") Florida, anti-racism work isn’t about inviting people of color to tables long-occupied by white professionals fluent in academic jargon and theories of change. It’s about venturing, with humility and openness, into spaces where Black people worship, work and live. Helen Neal-Ali from SRQ Strong. Photo courtesy of Andrea Blanch. Which is why, before SRQ Strong even had a name or held a formal event, educator/minister Helen Neal-Ali launched...
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