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12 Myths of the Science of ACEs

The two biggest myths about ACEs science are: MYTH #1 — That it’s just about the 10 ACEs in the ACE Study — the CDC-Kaiser Permanente Adverse Childhood Experiences Study . It’s about sooooo much more than that. MYTH #2 — And that it’s just about ACEs…adverse childhood experiences. These two myths are intertwined. The ACE Study issued the first of its 70+ publications in 1998, and for many people it was the lightning bolt, the grand “aha” moment, the unexpected doorway into a blazing new...

"Building Violence Free Schools & Communities " ONE DAY CONFERENCE!

Tulare County CAPC is proud to provide this ONE DAY conference on "Building Violence Free Schools & Communities" featuring 3 nationally know speakers with first hand experience and expertise in the field of violence prevention. Dr. Melissa Reeves (Columbine, CO shooting) Scarlett Lewis (Parent of a child lost in Sandy Hook shooting) and Clayton Douglas (former student who planned a shooting) will provide us with critical knowledge and skills in violence prevention. **** FLYER AND...

County Adopts Regional Plan to Bulk Up Services for Seniors [sandiegouniontribune.com]

By Charles T. Clark, The San Diego Union-Tribune, October 1, 2019 The San Diego region’s older population is growing rapidly, and the county has a plan it hopes will bolster services for seniors. County supervisors adopted a comprehensive regional plan, dubbed the “Aging Roadmap,” intended to meet the needs of older adults in the region and keep seniors in their homes as long as possible. The plan, created by staff in the Health and Human Services Agency’s Aging and Independence Services,...

County Supervisors Greenlight Mental Health Program for First Responders [sandiegouniontribune.com]

By Charles T. Clark, The San Diego Union-Tribune, September 10, 2019 On Tuesday the San Diego County Board of Supervisors unanimously backed a proposal creating a new behavioral health program that will provide confidential mental health services to all first responders in the county, even if they are retired. The program will cost $450,000 in the current fiscal year’s budget with funds coming from a realignment of Health and Human Services funding. Although public safety departments in the...

Job Opportunity

Hi, the Chadwick Center has an opening for a Director of Clinical Operations to oversee the multiple clinical programs at Chadwick Center at Rady Children's Hospital. Job description and link to apply is attached.

Training: Using a Trauma Informed Lens to Better Support Youth Who Engage in Non-Suicidal Self Injury

Hosted by San Diego Center for Children and Presented By: Jacquelyn Christensen, PhD Friday, October 11, 2019 9am - 4:30pm 1936 Quivera Way, San Diego, CA 92019 This intermediate level training examines the complex nature of nonsuicidal self-injury (NSSI) in adolescents through a developmental and trauma-informed lens. Didactic lecture, group discussion and activities, and video will be used to help participants identify NSSI, contributing risk factors, and the critical role of trauma.

Lemon Grove School District presents: FREE film screening of Resilience (Th Sep 26, 2019 5-7pm) Lemon Grove Academy Middle School

Thursday, September 26, 2019 | 5:00 – 7:00 PM Lemon Grove Academy Middle School - Alvarez Auditorium 3171 School Ln., Lemon Grove, CA 91945 FREE FILM SCREENING Join us for a FREE film screening of the 2016 critically acclaimed documentary Resilience: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope - Appropriate for Children 11 Years Old and Up - Childcare Available - Childhood trauma doesn’t end in childhood. Its effects ripple through adulthood unless young people are taught how to cope. In...

Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Symposium- South Region Sat Oct 12th 8:30AM-2:30PM

Please help spread the word about the upcoming South Region Grandparents Raising Grandchildren/Relative Caregiver Symposium to be held on Saturday, October 12 th (see more information attached and below). Thanks much and have a great weekend. Stay cool! We are excited to announce that the South Region Grandparents Raising Grandchildren (GRG) Relative Caregiver Symposium will be held on Saturday, October 12 th , 2019 from 8:30 AM – 2:30 PM at Vista Square Elementary | 540 G St. Chula Vista,...

13th Annual Forum for Healthy Minds (Sat, October 5, 2019 ▪ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM)

Saturday, October 5, 2019 ▪ 8:30 AM – 3:30 PM 13 th Annual Forum for Healthy Minds at California State University, San Marcos 103 Campus View Drive, San Marcos, CA 92096 The Power of Your Story: “There is no greater agony than bearing an untold story inside you.” – Maya Angelou “Together we can change the landscape of mental health in our communities.” 2019 program information & registration at www.cahmsd.org POWERFUL WORKSHOPS s For individuals, family members, young adults, advocates,...

Free San Diego Events sponsored by Parents & Caregivers for Wellness

Parents & Caregivers for Wellness, a collaborative project to strengthen the voice of parents and caregivers and improve services and supports for families, is presenting two events in San Diego: Empowering Professionals on September 13, 2019 from 9a - 3p (for professionals) Supporting Parents/Caregivers on September 14, 2019 from 9a - 3p (for Caregivers) Please see attached flyers for details and information about Parents & Caregivers for Wellness.

SD-TIGT Learning Exchange #1

12:30-12:40 SD-TIGT Co Chairs: Dana and Kat Opening; business items, announcements etc 12:40-12:50 Training Co-Chairs: Rosa Ana and Melissa Purpose, overview, and review of the day 12:50- 1:10 Presentation: San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team 5 Key Trauma-Informed Training Components: #2 Understanding Trauma Across the Lifespan and the Developmental, Physical, and Emotional Impact 1:10 -1:50 Small Group Discussion - Learning Exchange #1 Discussion Reflection Action Item 1:50-2:00 All Member...

Dr. Mona Delahooke Will Present at The Trauma-Responsive Schools Conference in California

Have you been hearing all the buzz about Dr. Mona Delahooke's new book, Beyond Behaviors ? In my opinion, it’s the best new book of 2019. Dr. Delahooke is a practicing pediatric clinical psychologist of thirty years. She is gaining critical acclaim and grassroots support for challenging the prevalent and pervasive behaviorist bias in schools. As a result, she is an emerging authority in the growing revolution to re-interpret children's misbehavior. She highlights much of the books' content...

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