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May 2019

Virtual Screening of Cracked Up for ACEs Connection Members: June 9-10 - Register Now!

We are excited to offer an exclusive virtual screening to all ACEs Connection members of the new, acclaimed film, CRACKED UP . This documentary film is about the long term effects of childhood trauma, told through Saturday Night Live veteran Darrell Hammond’s journey in discovering adverse childhood experiences at the root of his lifelong battle with self-harm, addiction, and misdiagnosis. The film’s director, Michelle Esrick, and other special guests will join us after the screening window...

Animal Services Waives Pet Adoption Fees for Military (May 24 - May 26 only)

By Tracy DeFore , County of San Diego Communications Office May. 22, 2019 | 9:26 AM In a salute to military members and their families, County Animal Services is offering them free animal adoptions May 24 through May 26. The department is taking part in the Animals for Armed Forces special adoption event over the Memorial Day weekend. Active duty, reserve and veterans can choose from 25 locations that are waiving or reducing pet adoption fees as a thank you for their service. Animals for...

Criminal Diversion offers treatment instead of jail time in San Diego (sdnews.com)

As part of their ongoing effort to get low-level drug offenders off the streets and into treatment, City Attorney Mara W. Elliott and San Diego Police Chief Nisleit have teamed to launch Prosecution and Law Enforcement Assisted Diversion Services (PLEADS). PLEADS is a voluntary, pre-booking diversion pathway that allows individuals suspected of being under the influence of a controlled substance to avoid prosecution and jailtime by agreeing to seek support services. The Neighborhood Policing...

The San Diego Foundation Awarded Multi-Year Grant as one of Four National Thrive Outside Communities (livewellsd.org)

As part of its national Thrive Outside Community Initiative, the Outdoor Foundation has awarded a multi-year grant of $410,000 to The San Diego Foundation and a network of regional partners to support capacity building that will strengthen local partnerships, as well as create repeat and reinforcing positive outdoor experiences for youth and families. As we know from the Parks for Everyone report, San Diego County is rich with parks and green space, however not all San Diegans have equal...

East Region Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Focuses on Resilience, not Trauma (livewellsd.org)

San Diego grandparents who raise grandchildren had the chance to have fun, make friendships and build connections with others in similar situations at the Annual East Region Grandparents Raising Grandchildren Relative Caregiver Symposium, which took place on Saturday, April 6, 2019. YMCA of San Diego County’s Kinship Support Program partnered with 2-1-1 San Diego and the County of San Diego Health and Human Services Agency to host the free event which served nearly 200 grandparents and other...

Someone San Diego Should Know: Educator’s emphasis is learning students’ needs (sandiegouniontribune.com)

The increase in hate- and discrimination-motivated incidents in the United States has a major impact on children and their learning journey. These traumatic incidents are the leading factors in childhood trauma, because they pose a threat to the child’s life or bodily integrity. Childhood trauma is also identified as one of the barriers to high academic achievement and success for students. Yet, this issue has largely been ignored by our education system. Godwin Higa is trying to change...

San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team Membership Meeting - May 3rd - from noon to 2:00 pm

Join Zoom Meeting https://zoom.us/j/266467279 Call mobile (646)558 8656 Meeting ID: 266 467 279 I. Welcome - Introductions (Name and Organization) II. Supporting Chabad of Poway Synagogue, our Muslim Communities, and SD- TIGT Members a. Trauma-Informed Lens Song, Original songwriter, Linda Williams III. 5 Core Training Components Activity a. General overview b. Break-out into small groups on 5 Core Component c. Capture post-it notes on chart paper IV. Elections Voting a. Co-Chair (Kat...

Meet Derek Clark: An Inspiring Story of Resilience

Derek Clark was recently a keynote speaker at the 34th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment. His story features a traumatic past of child abuse and neglect, to a story about resilience, renewed relationships, and hope. Clark now travels the world to inspire educators and professionals to continue to foster positive and consistent relationships with children and teens who may seem "difficult" or "troubled". He emphasizes the importance of one single...

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