Training

Save the Date! Skills for Psychological Recovery Training July 27-28

Wildfire Survivor Mental Health Training Save the Date! Skills for Psychological Recovery Training July 27-28, 8:30 - 4:30 Location: Sonoma County (Site TBD) 12 CE's for Psychologists, RNs, LMFTs, LPCCs, LCSWs, LEPs Trainer: Dr. Patricia Watson is a senior educational specialist for the National Center for PTSD, and assistant professor at Dartmouth Medical School in the Department of Psychiatry. Patricia Watson, Ph.D. is a senior educational specialist for the National Center for PTSD,...

Supporting Parents & Children after a Disaster: A Training for Providers on 3/2/18

The recent fires have had a profound and lasting impact on the entire Sonoma County community, including its youngest residents. Parents and providers may be unsure about how to best respond to questions, emotions, and behavior following the fires. Please join us for a presentation and discussion for providers on how we can best support parents and their children. The training will cover: How to manage children’s emotions and behavior after a fire. Answering children’s questions. Why some...

HANNA INSTITUTE NETWORKING BREAKFAST: NADINE BURKE HARRIS

March 8 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am Speaker: Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH, FAAP A pioneer in the field of medicine, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris has earned international attention for her innovative approach to addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs, as a risk factor for adult disease such as heart disease and cancer. Her work has demonstrated that it’s time to reassess the relationship between early childhood adversity, child development and health, and how the practical applications of the...

Self-Healing Communites: Laura Porter, Scholar in Residence at Hanna Institute

February 26 - February 27 Laura Porter is a co-founder of ACE Interface, former director of the Family Policy Council in Washington State, and an Associate with the Southwest and Central offices of the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) Center for the Application of Prevention Technologies (CAPT). Her expertise includes overseeing analysis and dissemination of surveillance and archival data to support decision making, and designing and facilitating processes...

FREE TRAINING: Charlie Appelstein- No Such Thing As A Bad Kid

FREE TRAINING! March 7, 2018 8:30 AM- 3:00 PM PST North Coast Builders Exchange 1030 Apollo Way, Santa Rosa, CA TO REGISTER: https://t.e2ma.net/click/waunn/05g51o/guq58e Join Prevent Child Abuse Sonoma County (PCASC) and Charlie Appelstein for an informative and motivational training on March 7, 2018! Charlie Appelstein, M.S.W. is an internationally prominent youth care training specialist, author and motivational speaker whose primary focus is on teaching positive, strength-based theories...

Kaiser Supports North Bay's VOICES through Youth & Trauma Informed Care Grant

"Kaiser Permanente Northern California Region—Community Benefit Programs (KPCBP)’s Youth and Trauma-informed Care grant program (YTIC), through which 20 community based agencies and school based health centers were funded in 2014, is a critical strategy for addressing community violence by focusing on prevention as well as healing. Experience of trauma in childhood is associated with a range of negative health, social, and educational outcomes. Trauma is frequently undiagnosed or...

Upstream Invites Community to Recovery and Healing Workshops offered by UC Davis this December & January 2017

Dear Upstream Partner, We hope this message finds you well and safe. There are no words to describe how difficult the last month has been for our community. The resiliency of our residents and the critical support you continue to provide gives us hope for successful recovery efforts. We want to acknowledge all you have done and continue to do to support our community. In addition to personal losses you may have experienced, repeated exposure to the suffering of others takes its toll on the...

Bridges to Resilience: Santa Barbara and Sonoma County Share the Passion

On October 16, I joined in Santa Barbara's Second Annual Bridges to Resilience Conference . Surrounded by "our people" or 300+ folks like us who care deeply about ending childhood adversity, I basked in the waves of passion passing back and forth between presenters, participants, and organizers. With the fires raging in our community at the same time, it was hard for me to consider leaving my post at one of the shelters to participate in this event. However, I convinced myself attending this...

Destructive Wildfires, Heat, Show Need for Vital Conference

Preparing People for Climate Change in California Conference For Social Service, Climate, Disaster Management, Social Justice, Faith & Other Leaders on Building Individual & Collective Human Resilience for Climate Traumas When: Wednesday-Thursday, January 24-25, 2018 Where: The California Endowment's Oakland Conference Center, in Downton Oakland, CA. Early-Bird Discount Registration Rate Ends November 15, 2017! Details and registration here: ...

ACEs and Resiliency Fellowship - New Offering for Trauma-Informed Action

We are excited to report we secured additional funding and support to continue the ACEs and Resiliency Fellowship! We are now ready to offer all of our Master Trainers and Presenters additional training opportunities as “Trauma-Informed Agency Champions.” (Limited spots will also be offered to other community members who want to join in.) Our new program will combine two tracks, led by Sonoma County Office of Education: Trauma-Informed Agency Champion workshops (register for 1-3 workshops)...

Sonoma County law enforcement and people with autism gather to teach each other

Did you know that a Be Safe training program was held in Sonoma County? "It's a two-way education" said Lt. David House, an organizer of the program and administrator with the Sonoma County Jail whose autistic son, Isa, 21, was on hand. For people diagnosed with autism, the basic elements of an emergency situation, from the startling nature of a patrol car's lights and sirens to a police officer's commanding voice, are circumstances that can cause great distress. Sonoma County Regional Parks...

Santa Barbara Presents 2nd Annual Bridges to Resilience Conference on October 16

Sonoma County ACEs Connection members are supporting the: 2nd Annual Bridges to Resilience on October 16 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm We hope to learn from our sister community, and invite local folks to consider participating in this well planned event. Jane Steves, ACEs Connection, will serve as the Key Note, and I'll share our local lessons learned as part of a panel discussion. Details below: Santa Barbara County Children’s System of Care presents… Bridges to Resilience: Building a...

Hanna Institute Speaker Breakfast - Judge Troy Nunley (Sept. 14th from 7:30a.m. to 9a.m.)

EQUITY, CRIMINAL JUSTICE & OVERCOMING ADVERSITY SEPTEMBER 14: FEATURED SPEAKER Judge Troy L. Nunley United States District Court of the Eastern District of California Judge Nunley is a staunch advocate for children, especially the most vulnerable. He brings rich personal experience to his judicial role; he grew up in the Hunter's Point neighborhood of San Francisco with a single mother, ultimately rising to one of the highest positions in American lawyer can occupy, after being a...

Archived Webinar: Childhood Adversity—Data to Help Advocate for Change

Would you like to know how common ACEs are experienced by local community members? What about how other community level adversity like food scarcity or violence can hurt kids and families? I found this great resource on Kidsdata.org and through hstrategiesca.org. "Marissa Abbott of the California Department of Public Health discussed how to describe the burden of childhood adversity in your community, how to frame your message most effectively, and how to engage and mobilize your community...

Sandra Bloom on Trauma Informed Organizations - Free Recorded Webinar for You

Sonoma County is fortunate to access leaders in the trauma-informed field such as Sandra Bloom thanks to our participation in the national Mobilizing Action for Resilient Communities. Thanks to the Philadelphia Health Federation, we can share our recent brown bag webinar with Sandra Bloom with you! Check out: MARC.HealthFederation.org/BrownBag Look for the June 14th webinar with Sandra Bloom , Healthy Systems are Trauma-Informed and Trauma-Responsive , and see the line-up for more great ...

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