Presentations, Trainings, and Events

'Trauma Training Plus' for Schools and Districts

Good Day Educators, I am hopeful your reading this and still enjoying a summer break! Do you have or know of a site struggling with behavior? Staff overwhelm? Have you thought of training in Trauma? Or have had training in Trauma and just do not know what to do next? If yes, please read... Here is the long version of what I offer that most likely is different and Thank you so much for being here, a part of ACES Connection and giving me a platform to share. Here is my website:...

Momentum on ACEs and Resilience in Sacramento!

Did you see this article in the Sacramento Bee? This Community Connections Forum was hosted by Health Net, and focused on educating the community about childhood trauma, as well as the need to build resilient communities in Sacramento and throughout California. Health Net expects to continue to engage this issue. Local partners include Greater Sacramento Urban League, La Familia Counseling Center, Sacramento County, and WellSpace Health. As you can see from the photo, members of Resilient...

June 1 is the Last Day to Register for the "4CA" Policymaker Education Day (on July 11)

Register by June 1 to participate in a state wide education day at the State Capitol, with the goals to 1) Raise awareness of the impact of childhood adversity on children, youth, families, and communities and 2) Address gaps and structural inequities in systems so they can prevent and appropriately respond to childhood adversity, strengthen protective factors and build resilience.

Becoming A Trauma Sensitive School: One California District's Commitment

Susan Jones, a member of Resilient Sacramento and Behavior Specialist at San Juan Unified School District, spent the day of the Becoming a Trauma Sensitive School conference, overjoyed. This conference has been Susan's long term goal with the district, and the day she planned for the convened administrators, teachers, and school staff members was an phenomenal success.

Dr. Vincent Felitti ACEs - January 17, 11am-12:30pm DHCS Auditorium

CA Department of Health Care Services and Department of Public Health welcome Dr. Vincent Felitti, Co-Principal Investigator of the O riginal CDC-Kaiser Adverse Childhood Experiences ( ACEs ) Study, 1995-1997 The DHCS Office of the Medical Director and CDPH would like to invite you to hear Dr. Felitti speak about the seminal ACE Study, one of the largest investigations of childhood abuse and neglect and later-life health and well-being. The ACE Study now includes more than 80 publications...

Resilience came to Sacramento! *with pics

On November 1, the UC Davis Department of Family and Community Medicine hosted guest lecturer Dr. Nadine Burke Harris for a special screening of "Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope", a KPJR film directed by James Redford. The film is a follow up from the documentary, "Paper Tigers". "Resilience" takes us on the next step: Learning how trauma informed practices can help dramatically shift outcomes for struggling families in entire communities.