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Register Now: Learn about Data on Youth in Schools (Th. Nov 8 at 10am)

Dear Fellow Advocate, Our upcoming webinar, Data Briefing: New Data on Youth in Schools , is on Thursday, November 8 at 10 am PST. We recently released a comprehensive suite of data on more than a dozen topics, from bullying and cyberbullying to school climate, school safety and student support. These data come from the 2013-2015 California Healthy Kids Survey (CHKS) and California School Staff Survey (CSSS) which is the largest statewide surveys of school climate, risk behaviors, and...

SD-TIGT Membership Meeting Agenda - November 2, 2018

Zoom link : https://zoom.us/j/5690407560 Or Telephone : (646)558 8665 or (669)900 6833 Meeting ID: 569 040 7560 I. Welcome - Introductions (Name and Organization) II. Members Invitation on Topic-Specific Membership Meetings - Launch in January, 2019 a. Have attendees share their areas of interest on post-it notes III. Committee Report Out a. Membership Committee: Co-Chairs Stephen Carroll/Linda Ketterer - Honoring New Members (2nd meeting) b. Resources Committee: Co-Chairs Morgan...

Free Screening & Discussion of Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope

“The child may not remember, but the body remembers.” Please join us for a free screening and discussion of Resilience: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope. When: Monday, November 5, 2018 Where: Straight from the Heart 851 West San Marcos Boulevard, San Marcos 92078 Time: 6-9pm Resilience is a documentary that takes a deeper look into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the increased risks for physical and mental health problems in adulthood. Resilience...

FREE Domestic Violence Essentials Training - Mon, Dec 3, 2018 9am-4pm

Sent on behalf of the San Diego Domestic Violence Council www.sddvc.org Registration Open!! See flyer attached. DV Essentials - Monday, December 3, 2018 Important Notes: Out of consideration for others that want to attend, please do not register if you are not available to attend (i.e. please check your work schedules and make arrangements in advance to attend). We do expect all attendees to stay for the entire training day (9am-4pm). Furthermore, if you have taken the training within the...

5 Myths We Need to Stop Believing About Mental Illness

YES! Magazine developed a powerful, research-based infographic that addresses 5 myths about mental illness. Includes data on prevalence of mental illness, percentage of violent behavior, reasons for suicide, treatment and recovery, resilience and optimism, age, gender, race, and socioeconomic factors. 5 Myths We Need to Stop Believing About Mental Illness: How to reduce stigma in society? Check your facts. ...

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development's (GO-Biz) Community Reinvestment Grant Program (CRGP)

The Governor’s Office of Business and Economic Development (GO-Biz) has $10 million in its budget this year for its Community Reinvestment Grant Program (CRGP) and plans to make these grants to community-based non-profits and local health departments by June 2019 . The goal of this grant is to support communities disproportionately affected by past federal and state drug policies. This week, GO-Biz kicked off by leading the first 15 local workshops in California which will run through the...

Now Streaming - Visions to Victory: A People's History of the SR-15 Freeway

"Visions to Victory: A People's History of the SR-15 Freeway" is the story of a 40 year community struggle to prevent the neighborhood of City Heights from being divided in half by the SR-15 freeway. Film poster created by Pueblo. This 12-minute documentary details the efforts that lead to the new Mid-City Centerline Stations, the only freeway cover park in California (Teralta Park), the SR-15 Commuter Bikeway, Park De La Cruz, Ward Canyon Park, the City Heights Transit Plaza, the Boulevard...

34th annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment

The 34 th annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment, will take place January 26-31 st at the recently renovated Town and County Hotel in Mission Valley. We expect upwards to 2000 professionals from 30 or more countries. Once again this year we are offering a reduced registration rate for the entire conference to San Diego professionals who would like to attend. Attached is a copy of the advance brochure and a flyer outlining how your staff can take advantage...

Kidsdata.org: The Generational Effects of Childhood Adversity

The Generational Effects of Childhood Adversity October 10, 2018 Childhood Hardships Among Women Who Recently Gave Birth, 2013-2014 Almost half of women in California who recently gave birth in 2013-2014 had experienced adversity as children. Childhood hardships , including family hunger, parental substance abuse, and basic needs not being met, can influence long term emotional health and impact the next generation. Mothers who had experienced childhood adversity are more likely to have...

October 20th, 2018: Navigating Caregiving for Veterans and Military Families

Greetings, The Caregiver Coalition of San Diego invites you and your loved ones to attend our upcoming conference on October 20 th , 2018. This conference will help you navigate caregiving for veterans and military families. The event will begin at 9:30am. FREE LUNCH and FREE RESPITE provided . This conference will take place at First United Methodist Church San Diego in Mission Valley. To register Call 1-800-827-4277 or go to www.sharp.com/classes . For more information see attached flyer.

San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team - September 7, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Thanks to all who attended September's meeting! Its great to see both new and familiar faces:-) Special thanks to Craig Beswick from Learn4Life for his Trauma-Informed Journey presentation! Meeting minutes are below and attached. Handouts and Craig's PowerPoint presentation are attached. Welcome - Introductions (Name and Organization) 3 people Zoomed in😊; Jeff Weiner & Sara Coupass Clinton Health Matters Initiative, and Betsy Knight & Adrianne Yancy BHS. Our apologies for the sound...

From Syria To Southern California: Refugees Seek Care For Wounds Of War (californiahealthline.org)

A clinic in El Cajon, Calif., treats patients recovering from anything from gunshot wounds to PTSD and anxiety about family left behind. On an old-fashioned Main Street, among Western-themed murals, thrift shops and halal markets, sits the bustling El Cajon Family Health Center, serving Mahmoud and other victims of the devastating civil war in Syria. Syrian refugees struggle disproportionately with post-traumatic stress disorder, anxiety and depression because of their exposure to extreme...

You're invited to a free screening of the documentary, Resilience!!!

Hi Everyone, Barry Pollard of the Urban Collaborative Project is hosting 1-2 free evening screenings of the documentary Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope during the week of Mon Sep 24 – Sun Sep 30. They are extending the invitation to members of our network who have not yet seen the Resilience film. Please visit the Doodle poll https://doodle.com/poll/2pi22374n926qv7g by next Wednesday, 9/19, so that they can determine the best dates for the screening. If you have...

The Number of Youth in Juvenile Detention in California Has Quietly Plummeted (voiceofsandiego.org)

San Diego County’s four detention facilities can hold 855 young people. But on a recent Wednesday, just 311 youths were housed inside the county’s prisons and camps, said Chief Probation Officer Adolfo Gonzales. At least five to six wings of the county’s juvenile detention space are totally empty at present, he said. Just eight years ago, the number of incarcerated kids was three times as high: The average daily population in lockup stood at 1,008 for January 2010. Gonzales told me about a...

In San Diego and Across All Seven Continents, #RiseForClimate Actions on September 8, 2018 (sandiegofreepress.org)

Building on actions that kicked off earlier in the week, activists on Saturday hosted hundreds of #RiseForClimate demonstrations across all seven continents, drawing massive crowds “to demand our local leaders commit to building a fossil-free world that puts people and justice before profits.” The main event was the Rise for Climate, Jobs, and Justice march in San Francisco, California, which brought together some 30,000 people and is being hailed as the West Coast’s largest climate march...

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