By Index Tribune Staff, Sonoma Index-Tribune, January 2, 2020
The Hanna Institute announced on Dec. 20 that it received a $30,000 grant from Community Foundation Sonoma County that will provide scholarships for Title I school staff and educators to attend the Hanna Institute Summit Jan. 29 through 31.
“The mission of Hanna Institute is to support parents and child-serving systems with resources that build resilience and hope,” said Erin Hawkins, co-director of the Hanna Institute in a press release. “The generous gift provided by the Community Foundation Sonoma County will allow us to extend trauma-informed care training to a greater number of educators serving at-risk youth in Sonoma County.”
Led by experts in the field, the three-day Summit will focus on learning and sharing new approaches to trauma-informed care. According to the release, they will focus on three major areas that include facing and overcoming trauma in communities and agencies; organizing organizations and supporting individual healing; and addressing trauma in individuals.