Michigan ACEs Action

Healthy and resilient kids, families, and communities are the foundation for a flourishing, vibrant region. We are dedicated to creating a trauma-informed Michigan and working together across sectors to share our efforts in building resilience and reducing toxic stress for Michigan children and families.

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Northern Michigan Building Resilience

Dr. Cathy Anthofer-Fialon ·
A shift is happening in Northern Michigan. More people, community leaders, service leaders are using the language of ACEs and Resilience. This shift will meet with the greatest success as collaboration, common language, shared goals, and shared resources are leveraged to lead us toward building a more compassionate, informed community. A new Facebook community: Northern Michigan Regional Resilience Coalition is one of the efforts to join us together in all of our varied efforts to educate,...
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Resilience Coffee

Dr. Cathy Anthofer-Fialon ·
Spread the word , a group of us are meeting for coffee the 1st Wednesday of every month beginning March 2, 2016, at 7:30 am. We are calling ourselves "Resilience Coffee". Our plan is to talk about ACEs, building resilience, raising awareness, educating, and to enjoy a cup of coffee together. Interested? Send me message with your email address, and I will let you know our location as soon as it is finalized. The location we're finalizing is in Downtown Traverse City. ~ Cathy
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April Resilience Coffee

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Resilience Coffee

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New Community!!! Ardmore OK Behavioral Health Collaborative

I'm excited to announce the newest ACEs Connection geographic community for my region, the Midwest & TN: Ardmore OK Behavioral Health Collaborative . This community is a partnership of local organizations taking a trauma-informed stance on behavioral health in Carter County, OK. Their goal is to build a healthy, connected and resilient community. The community manager is Ashley Godwin . Ashley Godwin joined Ardmore Behavioral Health Collaborative in March 2017 as the Director where she...
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ACEs Science in Education: The Next Big Challenge is Systems Change #ACEsCon2018

One of the first sessions of the 2018 ACEs Conference: Action to Access discussed the barriers and opportunities for increasing access in the field of education. The main question was: "How can one achieve systematic changes within the field of education?" The session was moderated by Michelle Flowers, a passionate advocate, and the principal of Kinney High in Rancho Cordova, CA, which is part of the Folsom Cordova Unified School District. It included a dynamic and diverse panel of education...
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Starting & Growing Resilient Communities: Series Overview [Video]

The first session of the Starting & Growing Resilient Communities: Online & IRL (In Real Life) was a success. Over 100 ACEs Connection members tuned in despite some issues with registration. I have embedded the video in this post. You have also find the video on the ACEs Connection site here . If you have any questions about the series, please contact Ingrid Cockhren , TN & Midwest Community Facilitator.
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reimagine conference

Anna Schoon ·
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reimagine conference

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Re: Northern Michigan Building Resilience

Linda Hesson ·
We have formed a trauma task force in our community and are doing our best to pull it together. ACES Connection has been key in our start up. We will keep growing, learning and spreading what we learn.
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Re: Northern Michigan Building Resilience

Former Member ·
Daggonit, Here is the link to the entire toolkit... I cannot figure how to add it with the new platform. https://www.acesconnection.com/...lience-toolkit-v-1-0
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Re: Northern Michigan Building Resilience

Former Member ·
Yep we had a meeting today. Cathy, you will have to let me know how the ACEs in children grant is going. We had a great meeting today in Tuscola so I am very much looking forward to continuing with working with you all in Traverse City. Hope the ACEs Children's grant writing is going good. Tina
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Re: Trauma, Toxic Stress, and ACEs: Why Should You Care?

Dr. Cathy Anthofer-Fialon ·
I would love to attend, but it is the same day as the Governor's Task Force conference on human sex trafficking. It is held at the GT Resort.
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Re: Resilience Coffee

Mark Risk ·
I'd like to attend. So let me know. But I probably will not attend a lot. I am not even close to a morning person, unfortunately. On Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 12:15 PM, ACEsConnection < communitymanager@acesconnection.com> wrote:
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Re: Resilience Coffee

Dr. Cathy Anthofer-Fialon ·
Mark, I completely understand. When I lived in Miami, Florida, afternoon coffee (Cuban coffee) was a time to gather. Maybe we should also add an afternoon coffee! ~ Cathy
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Re: Resilience Coffee

Mark Risk ·
If it works. This is a subject that is dear to me. On Fri, Feb 19, 2016 at 2:10 PM, ACEsConnection < communitymanager@acesconnection.com> wrote:
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