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January 2018

Interview with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris on Weekend Edition

Listen to the interview "What Do Asthma, Heart Disease and Cancer have in Common? Maybe Childhood Trama". https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/01/23/578280721/what-do-asthma-heart-disease-and-cancer-have-in-common-maybe-childhood-trauma Burke Harris is the founder and CEO of the Center for Youth Wellness in San Francisco. She's spent much of her career trying to spread awareness about the dangers of childhood toxic stress. Burke Harris just released a new book, The Deepest Well: Healing the...

CHCS brief outlines foundational steps toward implementing trauma-informed care

A newly-released brief by the Center for Health Care Strategies details some practical strategies and recommendations for health care organizations seeking to implement trauma informed practices. “It draws from the experiences of pilot sites in Advancing Trauma-Inform ed Care , a CHCS-led national initiative made possible through support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.” Here is a related video CHCS-organized webinar entitled Implementing Trauma-Informed Care in Pediatric and Adult...

Red Bluff Elementary School District Trains in Adverse Childhood Experiences

By Special to the DN Anderson >> The entire staff of the Red Bluff Elementary School District , numbering more than 270 employees, received training Monday on the topic of Adverse Childhood Experiences , or ACEs, at the Gaia Hotel in Anderson. …. The presentation was given by Julie Kurtz , the regional director at the Center for Child & Family Studies for WestEd , a nonprofit research, development and service agency that works with education and other communities throughout the...

 
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