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5pm TODAY: San Diego Unified votes on School Climate Bills of Rights!

Amelia Barile Simon ·
Amelia -- Just a friendly reminder that today is the big day! San Diego Unified School District will be voting on the School Climate Bill of Rights. We will meet at 4:30pm at 4100 Normal Street, San Diego, CA 92103. The board meeting will start at 5pm and the School Climate Bill of Rights is the first agenda item (E.1.). If you have not done so, please rsvp at the following link: http://www.midcitycan.org/sdusd_school_board_votes_on_school_climate_bill_of_rights Come out and show support!
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ACE Activists in San Diego: An Example of Trauma Preventive Policy Action!

Leslie Lieberman ·
Thanks to all who participated in the this past week's webinar on trauma informed policy with our guest speaker Jonathan Purtle, DrPH, Assistant Professor at the Dorsife School of Public Health at Drexel University. Jonathan outlined a very useful typology of trauma informed policies one of which is "trauma preventive policies." Jonathan describes these as "policies that are not necessarily designed with the explicit intent of addressing traumatic stress, but have great potential to do so by...
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Addressing Childhood Adversity in Schools (edweek.org)

We welcome guest author Godwin Higa, Principal, Cherokee Point Elementary School City Heights, San Diego whose work with childhood adversity and trauma is making a difference in the lives of children.  At Cherokee Point, located in San Diego's City Heights neighborhood, nearly all of our students deal with some sort of childhood adversity. A hundred percent of our students receive free lunches, and most live under the federal poverty guideline. Many of our students' families face daily...
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Agenda for Fri, July 7, 2017 San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team Meeting

Amelia Barile Simon ·
San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team Meeting July 7, 2017 12:30pm - 2:00pm (Please arrive 5 min early to check in) San Diego Center for Children 3002 Armstrong Street, San Diego, CA 92111 Tomorrow's SD-TIGT meeting will be an important one!!! There will be Trauma-Informed Journey presentations by Youth Empowerment and Youth Voice. Our 2 Co-Chair nominees Dana Brown and Rosa Ana Lozada will each prepare a 2 min BRIEF presentation about their interest and qualifications in serving as Co-Chair.
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Alive and Well: Moving Missouri Toward Grass-Roots and System-Wide Change

Anndee Hochman ·
On the eastern edge of Missouri, leaders of the Alive and Well network had generated a robust media campaign to help people understand the impact of trauma and toxic stress on health and well-being. There was a monthly column in an African-American newspaper, spots about toxic stress and resilience on urban radio stations and weekly public service features on the NBC affiliate, with physicians, clergy and teachers advocating ways to “be alive and well.” Two hundred and fifty miles to the...
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Attending to the Body in Psychotherapy workshop April, 14, 2018

Pam Hansen ·
Somatic therapies can be very effective in working through traumatic experiences. Learn more at this introductory workshop on modern Bioenergetic analysis. See attached flyer for more information and registration.
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AVA Regional Academies: Building Trauma-Informed, Resilient, and Healthy Communities

Jennifer Hossler ·
Last week, I was fortunate to be a part of a small group of professionals in San Diego to attend the Academy on Violence and Abuse preconference session for the 30 th Annual San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment. The conference draws over 1,800 professionals in the maltreatment field from around the world each year. The session, titled: Building Trauma Informed, Resilience, and Healthy Communities: Regional, National, and Global Perspectives , had an ambitious...
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San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team January 1, 2019 Meeting MInutes

Pam Hansen ·
Happy New Year! Thanks to those who were able to attend our January meeting! It was great to see both familiar and new faces! Hope to see you all in March! Meeting minutes and handouts are attached.
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San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team July 12, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Pam Hansen ·
It was great to see those of you who attended this month's Guide Team meeting and to "Celebrate our Successes" together! See below and attached for meeting minutes. Welcome - Introductions (Name and Organization) 17 Attendees (16 in person, 1 virtual) Clarified the intention of SDTIGT meetings is to provide an opportunity for people interested in furthering TIC efforts to share knowledge and resources, and to network. Training a. 5 Key Trauma-Informed Training Components Copies of this...
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San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team - July 6, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Pam Hansen ·
Thanks to all who braved the heat and attended last week's meeting! Our new membership directory and ACEs group were revealed and we had an inspiring activity re: member's accomplishments related to our Strategic Plan Goals! Meeting minutes are below and attached. Also attached is a list of our members' accomplishments related to our strategic plan goals. Welcome Stephen Carroll and Linda Ketterer co-facilitated today’s meeting as Amelia and Dana were both unable to attend in person. THANKS...
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San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team - July minutes

Pam Hansen ·
Our July meeting was well-attended and exciting as we held our first formal election for the co-chair position! Please see meeting minutes below and attached. Introductions- Welcome New Members Welcome and Acknowledgement of Participants and New Members Pam Hansen, SD-TIGT acting Secretary opened the meeting pending arrival of Co-Chair, Amelia Rosa Ana Lozada volunteered to take minutes as Pam was temporarily facilitating meeting Individuals introduced themselves New participants and the 6...
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San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team Learning Exchange January 3, 2020

Pam Hansen ·
Thanks to those of you who were able to attend our 2nd Learning Exchange at the end of a holiday week! Cambria Rose Walsh provided an informative and thought-provoking presentation on addressing trauma in the workplace, which prompted some fruitful discussions! See attached for meeting minutes, PowerPoint presentation and helpful handouts.
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San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team Learning Exchange September 6, 2019

Pam Hansen ·
Thank you to all of the attendees of our September San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team meeting and for participating in our first Learning Exchange!! We had a wonderful presentation on T rauma Across the Lifespan by Dr. Mark Katz, which generated some rich discussions! See attached for meeting minutes and handouts. Hope to see you all in December!
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San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team March 1, 2019 Meeting Minutes

Pam Hansen ·
It was great to see new and familiar faces at this month's meeting, including those who participated via Zoom! Attached are the meeting minutes and handouts. Hope to see you all at our next meeting on May 3rd!
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San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team May 3, 2019 Minutes

Pam Hansen ·
It was wonderful to see those of you who were able to attend May's meeting! Please see attachments for minutes, handouts and a recording of the Trauma-Informed Lens Song by long-time member Linda Williams.
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San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team - May 4, 2018 Meeting Minutes

Pam Hansen ·
We had another well-attended and rich meeting where members shared about their "aha" moments related to trauma-informed care. See below and attached for meeting minutes and handouts. Introductions (Name and Organization) – Completed, 1 member attended through WebEx. Invitation to fill out Brag Sheets – not completed Trauma-Informed Journey Highlights/Actions Invite all members/attendees to share an “aha” moment or a recent action We had a rich sharing of experiences, actions and aha moments!
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San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team May 5, 2017 Meeting Minutes

Pam Hansen ·
It was great to see all the new, and returning, faces at our Guide Team meeting on May 5th! We had 38 attendees! See the meeting minutes below (and attached), as well as the PowerPoint and handouts from the Addressing Islamophobia presentation. Introductions – Included welcome of new members and the addition of sharing what brings you to the meeting Trauma Informed Journey - Addressing Islamophobia and its Impact on Children, using a Trauma-Informed Lens presented by Lallia Allali, Linda K.
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San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team Meeting Minutes for March 2, 2018

Pam Hansen ·
Link for Empowered to Connect Conference: http://risecitychurch.com/event/empowered-connect-conference
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San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team Meeting November 1, 2019

Pam Hansen ·
Wonderful to see so many new and familiar faces at our November meeting! See attached for meeting minutes, flyers and handouts.
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San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team meeting this Friday!

Pam Hansen ·
Just a reminder that our next meeting is this Friday, July 1, from 12:30 - 2pm at the San Diego Center for Children location in Kearny Mesa (3002 Armstrong St). The agenda is attached and pasted below. We hope to see you all there! Introductions Agency Overview and Trauma Informed Journey Presentation: Stephen Carroll, MSW/San Diego Youth Services Mobilizing Action for Resilient Communities (MARC) grant update – Rosa Ana/Heidi Draft Strategic Plan review Announcements/Achievements Other...
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San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team November 3, 2017 meeting minutes

Pam Hansen ·
We had a busy and full meeting this month! Leah's Pantry and the San Diego Food Bank gave an inspirational presentation on their trauma informed work, we learned more about ACEs Connection, and began taping for our MARC video! See below for minutes. Handouts and minutes are also attached. Introductions (Name and Organization) Trauma Informed Journey Presentation San Diego Food Bank (Shelly Parks) & Leah’s Pantry (Adrienne Markworth) Adrienne and Shelly provided an educational and...
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San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team (SD-TIGT) Committee Sign Up Sheets

Heidi Echeverria ·
Are you an advocate for integrating trauma informed services and promoting resilience within the San Diego region? The San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team adopted a new strategic plan in September 2016. As a result, four committees formed and they are diligently working to enhance the capacity of our communities to integrate trauma informed services into our systems and organizations. Additionally, we are drawing on the expertise of our members and continuing to grow in our knowledge...
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San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team (SD-TIGT) Meeting- January 6

Heidi Echeverria ·
Hello and Happy New Year! This is a reminder that the next SD-TIGT meeting is Friday, January 6 from 12:30-2:00PM. The meeting will be at the San Diego Center for Children, 3002 Armstrong St., San Diego, CA 92111. The Urban Collaborative Project will be sharing their trauma informed journey with community members. Please refer to the attached agenda for more information. Have a wonderful day!
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San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team (SD-TIGT) Meeting- March 3

Heidi Echeverria ·
Hello San Diego County! Please join us for our next SD-TIGT meeting on Friday, March 3. 2017 from 12:30 PM to 2:00 PM at the San Diego Center for Children. This month, in lieu of our trauma informed journey, we will be engaging in a discussion on the SD-TIGT's potential impact on policy, program, and practice change. We are looking forward to the discussion and to learning more about the wonderful work we are doing to advance resiliency within the region. The agenda is attached at the bottom...
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Harmonium CEO Rosa Ana Lozada “walks the talk” of trauma-informed, resilience-building practices

Jennifer Hossler ·
Harmonium staff pictured (left to right ) Front row: Brian Newcomer, Rosa Ana Lozada, Heidi Echeverria, and Janice Tangback Back row: Amy De Meules, Natalie Kessler, and Justin Campbell There’s almost a Zen-like feeling when you walk into the office of Rosa Ana Lozada, chief executive officer of Harmonium, Inc. The deep red accent wall, large corner windows, and small Japanese fountain send a message that a trauma-informed, resilience-building mindset starts at the top of this...
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Mon Dec 9th: Trauma, Nourishment, and Protective Factors Webinar – Presented by Adrienne Markworth, Executive Director of Leah’s Pantry

Amelia Barile Simon ·
Please see info on upcoming webinar presented by Adrienne Markworth, Executive Director of Leah’s Pantry. . . . and many other announcements below. Sent on behalf of Kelley Axelson, UCSD Center for Community Health Good afternoon Childhood Obesity Initiative (COI) partners, Upcoming Webinars & Trainings Trauma, Nourishment, and Protective Factors Webinar – Presented by Adrienne Markworth, Executive Director of Leah’s Pantry Date: Monday, December 9, 2019 Time: 11:30am-12pm PT To join...
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Oregon State educators visit Cherokee Point Elementary in San Diego

Cherokee Point Elementary in City Heights (San Diego Unified School District) hosted 12 educators from Oregon on Friday, March 11th. The superintendents, principals and teachers spent the day with Principal Godwin Higa and Resource Specialist Patty Wallach to talk about the school becoming trauma informed, and how it functions. They visited classrooms and had lunch with the students, then met with Dr. Audrey Hokoda, Child, Development Department, San Diego State University and Dana Brown to...
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Paper Tigers screening panel discussion on YouTube

Nearly every seat in the Landmark Theatre in Hillcrest was filled for a screening of Paper Tigers, a documentary that   follows six students during a school year at Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, WA, the first trauma-informed high school in the U.S. The October 26, 2015 event was the first time the film was screened in San Diego County, but it won't be the last. After the screening, City of San Diego Councilmember Marti Emerald welcomed a  panel...
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Policymaker Education Day Registration STILL OPEN!

Gail Yen ·
Registration is still OPEN for another week to the second annual Policymaker Education Day hosted by the California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity (4CA) in Sacramento on May 22nd! Don't miss this opportunity to be able to share your thoughts and expertise with your Assemblymember or Senator on how to address childhood adversity in your communities. Guest speakers include Assemblymember Dr. Arambula of Fresno County, Ted Lempert of Children Now and Sarah Pauter of Phenomenal...
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Purple Glasses video produced by Teeland Middle School

Pam Hansen ·
This is an amazing video created and produced by jr high students and their teachers about being trauma sensitive. It was based on the Got Service video. It is well-done and quite impactful! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TeRab5X3Mkg
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Berkeley Media Studies Group (BMSG) Blogging Tips and Talking about Trauma

Berkeley Media Studies Group facilitated a southern and northern California Strategic Communications Workshop in October 2015. Attached, please find their powerpoint, created by co-facilitators Julieta Kusnir and Pamela Mejia, titled "Talking about Trauma: Tips & Tools for Communicating Effectively" and "Blogging Tips for Media Advocates" articulating tips on content, headlines, length and tone of blogs.
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Buddy bench a big hit at Saskatoon's Willowgrove School

Pam Hansen ·
When you don't have anyone to play with, you go to the buddy bench at Willowgrove School. Follow the link to view a 1 minute video on this trauma sensitive approach to playground inclusion: http://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/saskatoon/buddy-bench-willowgrove-school-1.3505066
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Cherokee Point Parent Leaders Inspire at Restorative Practice / Restorative Justice Summit in San Diego!

Audrey Hokoda ·
Cherokee Point Parent Leaders presented at the Restorative Practice / Restorative Justice Summit hosted by the Human Relations Commission and Commission on Gang Prevention and Intervention in San Diego last Friday. Sharing their work over the past 5 years in two break-out sessions, they moved audiences with their compelling stories demonstrating how a trauma-informed community school can lead to transformative change for their children and families. Please see the attachment for more...
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Childhood Trauma: America's Hidden Health Crisis

Jennifer Hossler ·
"We're beginning to see a shift in thinking." I saw this video for the first time today, and wanted to share with you all. Some of it was filmed right here in San Diego! This video was put together by the California Endowment and is a great tool for engaging others in the San Diego community, or within your own organization. San Diego is part of the "growing network" of people coming together to make an impact to address childhood adversity and trauma throughout our community. ...
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Contribute to the National Conversation on Improving the Quality of Life of Children!

Heidi Echeverria ·
Hello San Diego Community! On behalf of the San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team, I would like to share an opportunity with you to contribute to the national discourse on improving the quality of life of children. The conversation at the National Governor’s Association will touch on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), two generation approaches, policies and programs to support children and their caregivers, and coordinating bodies to support collaboration across sectors (e.g. children's...
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Dr. Mona Delahooke Will Present at The Trauma-Responsive Schools Conference in California

Emily Read Daniels ·
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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Find more Trauma-Informed Journeys under "Resources"

Amelia Barile Simon ·
Go to Resources Section for agency's Trauma-Informed Journeys https://www.acesconnection.com/g/san-diego-county-aces-connection-group/clips
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Today's Webinar Log-in Information: Building Trauma-informed Communities for Youth Webinar

Amelia Barile Simon ·
Webinar happening now! Join webinar at http://air-org.adobeconnect.com/ncssle/ (Webinar slides are attached - see bottom of post) From: NCSSLE [ mailto:ncssle@air.org ] MBK Communities and Stakeholders -- President Obama’s My Brother’s Keeper (MBK) Task Force, in coordination with the U.S. Department of Education (ED) and the National Center on Safe Supportive Learning Environments (NCSSLE), is pleased to host a Webinar tomorrow on Building Trauma-informed Communities for Youth ( Wednesday,...
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Training: Using a Trauma Informed Lens to Better Support Youth Who Engage in Non-Suicidal Self Injury

Pam Hansen ·
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.
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Trauma-Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT) Training on Sept. 29 & 30

Pam Hansen ·
Please join us for a 2-day training in Trauma Focused Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (TFCBT) presented by Alison Hendricks, LCSW , certified National Trainer of TFCBT and TFCBT Culturally Modified. Sponsored by San Diego Center for Children. See attached flyer for more information. Where: United Way 4699 Murphy Canyon Rd San Diego, CA 92123 When: September 29 & 30 TIME: 8:30am– 4:30pm (Both days) COST: $275.00 Register at: http://tinyurl.com/SDCCTFCBT2016
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Trauma Informed Journey- Harmonium Inc.

Heidi Echeverria ·
The San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team (SD-TIGT) meets bimonthly to share and learn about best trauma-informed practices throughout the San Diego region. The Trauma Informed Journey presentation is a highlight of each meeting. A team member volunteers to share their experience as to how they began implementing trauma-informed practices, challenges that they have overcome, lessons learned, and examples of their successes. A common denominator for all presentations is demonstrated advocacy...
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Trauma Screenings Advisory Group (AB 340) Hosts First Meeting

Gail Yen ·
On Friday, April 20, 2018, the AB 340 Workgroup, otherwise known as the Trauma Screenings Advisory Group, met for the first time to discuss the legislative charge to update, amend, or develop, if appropriate, tools and protocols for screening children for trauma as defined, within the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit in Medi-Cal. Both Children Now and Center for Youth Wellness were appointed members of the Trauma Screenings Advisory Workgroup, and we...
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Two New Grant Opportunities for Youth Development and Diversion Services

Briana S. Zweifler ·
In 2019, more than $40 million will become available to fund community-based, culturally rooted, trauma-informed services for youth in California as alternatives to arrest and incarceration. Thousands of California youth are arrested every year for low-level offenses. Youth who are arrested or incarcerated for low-level offenses are less likely to graduate high school, more likely to suffer negative health-outcomes, and more likely to have later contact with the justice system.
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Two New Trauma Informed Learning Communities from the National Council

Pam Hansen ·
The National Council for Behavioral Health is starting 2 new year-long Trauma Informed Learning Communities in 2017: Trauma Informed Learning Community - for behavioral health and social service agencies Trauma Sensitive School Learning Community - for schools and districts This year-long program provides webinars, conferences and technical support in helping organizations become more trauma sensitive. See link for more information:...
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Two-Way Street: Community Organizer and San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team Learn from One Another

Clare Reidy ·
Barry Pollard told the San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team (SD-TIGT) how a small group of exasperated residents had rattled the corporate gates and won. During the “trauma-informed journey” portion of January’s SD-TIGT meeting—a regular feature in which a member or guest shares challenges, triumphs and lessons learned in the course of implementing trauma-informed practices—Pollard, founder of San Diego’s three-year-old Urban Collaborative Project (UCP), told how residents in Southeast San...
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Uncovering the Impacts of Stress and Trauma on our Communities (livewellsd.org)

emily kopchick ·
Broken-hearted children are more likely to suffer from mental and physical illnesses as adults. In a study looking at the impacts of toxic stress and trauma, scientists found that many common experiences early on can lead to debilitating illnesses later in life. Leaders from all sectors came together to screen Jamie Redford's Sundance-debuted film, Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope , which chronicles the promising beginnings of a national movement to prevent childhood...
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Trauma Informed Journey- Urban Collaborative Project

Heidi Echeverria ·
The San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team (SD-TIGT) meets bimonthly to share and learn about best trauma-informed practices throughout the San Diego region. The Trauma Informed Journey presentation is a highlight of each meeting. A SD-TIGT member volunteers to share their experience as to how they began implementing trauma-informed practices, challenges that they have overcome, lessons learned, and examples of their successes. A common denominator for all presentations is demonstrated...
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Video series shows how San Diego Unified is creating trauma-informed schools

"We're committed to lifting up the work around healing, belonging and inclusion," said Joey Bravo, program associate at The California Endowment (TCE).  Joey and his colleagues with TCE's Center for Healthy Communities supported the creation of a series of videos that capture the groundbreaking efforts of the San Diego Unified School District's campaign to create trauma-informed schools.  In this series of videos, SDUSD's transformation of their discipline policies...
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Webinar Series: Communities Addressing Trauma and Community Strife Using Trauma-Informed Approaches

Amelia Barile Simon ·
Part Two: Trustworthiness and Transparency in a Community Setting Monday, June 26, 2017 | 1–2:30 p.m. Eastern Time (10am-11:30am Pacific Time) Join us for a monthly webinar series that will highlight communities working to improve member resiliency and responsiveness to community incidents. The series, sponsored by SAMHSA's National Center for Trauma-Informed Care and Alternatives to Seclusion and Restraint, will take place from April through September 2017 on the fourth Monday of each month...
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Workshop: Introduction to Restorative Practices & the Trauma-Informed Approach for Schools, Community and Criminal Justice Settings

John Michno ·
Come learn about restorative practices and adopting a trauma-informed approach! ... This informational workshop will be experiential using circle processes and role play.
 
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