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Whole People Watch Weekend on ACEs Connection (Dec. 11th - 13th)

The Transform Trauma with ACEs Sciences FREE Film Festival continues this weekend. Please join us to watch parts 1, 2, and 3 of the PBS Whole People series at your convenience, on ACEs Connection, by clicking play on the videos below: Whole People | 101 | Childhood Trauma | Episode 1 (27 min) Preview: Whole People | 102 | Healing Communities | Preview | Episode 2 Whole People | 102 |Healing Communities Episode 2 (27 min) Whole People | 103 |A New Response | Episode 3 (27 min) This is one of...

‘Words matter’: Why the UC Berkeley Library is embracing another term for ‘illegal aliens’ (Berkeley News)

By Tor Haugan, November 17, 2020, Berkeley News. Editor’s note: This article contains terms that, while offensive, are included to provide historical context. Gisèle Tanasse’s class visits come with an apology. When she’s introducing students to the UC Berkeley Library, and helping them sift through its collections using the online catalog, she warns them about what they might find. “You’re going to see some things that are really othering and problematic,” says Tanasse, Berkeley’s film and...

Trauma-Informed Teaching During the Pandemic | SLJ Summit []

By Melanie Kletter, School Library Journal, November 3, 2020 The SLJ Summit's “Trauma-informed Teaching and COVID” panel discussed the varying impact of trauma on students and the need to meet children’s needs, create a positive school environment, and remember self-care, especially in this time of crisis. As difficult as it may be to take on trauma-informed teaching, the onus is on educators to take responsibility for this work, according to principal Matthew Portell. “We can’t wait for...

"A Better Normal" Community Discussion: Suicide Awareness and Community Cafes

Join us on Friday November 6, 2020 from noon to 1:00 PST as we come together and join Satya Chandragiri MD, Bonnie O’Hern RN, Denise PNP, & Michael Polacek RN for a discussion around the tender issue of suicide. Together we will discuss ways people and providers can support each other and encourage communities to take action to support one another around suicide prevention, crisis intervention, and the layers of culture and structural barriers to care. A special emphasis will be on...

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