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A forum to inform and connect individuals and communities working to promote safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments and prevent and mitigate ACEs in Washington State.

Events

Reimagining Resilience online workshop - early bird price thru Fri Sept 4

Reimagining Resilience - Using a Trauma Lens - an online workshop which helps adults build positive relationships with children who have experienced trauma. An online course offered over three 75-minute sessions. In addition there are short videos that will be sent to registrants before each class. Tues, Sept 15, 22, 29 4:00-5:15 pm All times are Pacific Daylight Time (PDT). Early Bird Registration is $75 through Friday, Sept 4. Registration deadline is noon, Friday, September 11. The...

LC Valley Resilience Conference - Virtual - August 6, 2020

Community Embracing Diversity for Resilience - Virtual Conference brought to you by the LC Valley Resilience Coalition 9:00 AM - 4:00 PM -- $65 Keynote Speaker: Joe Neigel – Certified Prevention Specialist, BA in History and English at UW Joe works with the WA State Community Prevention and Wellness Initiative (CPWI) at Monroe School District. Through the work of Joe’s program, the Monroe Community Coalition, there have been drastic reductions of drug and alcohol use and suicide in Monroe...

The Science of Well-Being - Free online course from Yale University

In this course you will engage in a series of challenges designed to increase your own happiness and build more productive habits. As preparation for these tasks, Professor Laurie Santos reveals misconceptions about happiness, annoying features of the mind that lead us to think the way we do, and the research that can help us change. You will ultimately be prepared to successfully incorporate a specific wellness activity into your life. THE SCIENCE OF WELL BEING WAS PRODUCED IN PART DUE TO...

Beyond Paper Tigers Conference LIVE webinar June 24-25

CRI is proud to announce its 5th annual BPT Conference is going virtual. The theme this year is Resilience through Diversity: The power of trauma-informed DEI practices. BPT is a medium to share and learn from communities around the world. Over two days you will have the option of attending: 6 live presentations, 2 keynotes, 15 pre-recorded on-demand presentations, and on-demand screenings of 'Paper Tigers', 'Resilience' and the premiere of the documentary 'Visceral' with live Q&A...

WEBINAR! ACE's and Resilience Learning Network: Creating Safe, Stable and Nurturing Relationships and Environment for All Kids

ACE's and Resilience Learning Network: Creating Safe, Stable and Nurturing Relationships and Environment for All Kids May 12th Noon to 1:00 pm. We are excited to announce Washington State Essentials for Childhood is launching a series of lunchtime webinar series. Series five webinar is: Connection Saves Lives: Whatcom Youth Wellbeing Presented by: Kristi Slette, M.Ed., Lisa Moulds, M.A., Danielle Humphreys, and Wil Henkel In Whatcom County, Whatcom Family & Community Network (WFCN),...

The Art of Participatory Leadership - March 3, 4 & 5 - Lacey, WA

From the Art of Participatory Leadership website: "What would it look like for our communities to work together in a healthy way to address wicked problems such as homelessness, health, and climate change while building resilience? Join us for 3 days of learning, innovation, and capacity building. Together, we will explore what's possible when people and organizations from across our communities are fully engaged in and accountable for not only identifying promising strategies to address...

Sound Discipline 2020 Trauma-Informed Workshops

We've posted several workshops in January. Join us or share this information - thank you! Positive Discipline in the Classroom - Jan 14 - Feb 11 in Renton or Jan 15 - Mar 4 in Kent Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way - Jan 23-25 in Seattle Building Resiliency 1: Strategies for Engaging Youth Exposed to Trauma Jan 16 in Seattle. Questions? Please email mary@sounddiscipline.org

Event - Mindfulness, Trauma, and Interpersonal Healing in Education

Thanks to Delena Meyer for sharing this on Facebook. Peace in Schools Presents Mindfulness, Trauma, and Interpersonal Healing in Education Sunday, January 12, 2020 in Portland, Oregon A conversation with Dr. Dan Siegel, Dr. Sará King & Caverly Morgan with moderation and research presentation by Gia Naranjo-Rivera "We invite you to join national experts Dr. Dan Siegel, Dr. Sará King, and Caverly Morgan in Beloved Community for an inspiring panel discussion, community conversation, and...

PCEs and Building Resilience - Oct 21 workshop

Have you read or heard about the new study on Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs)? Join Sound Discipline for our next Building Resiliency workshop (Oct 21) to learn how to be a buffer against trauma and toxic stress in your community. Read below for a note from Sound Discipline Executive Director, Jody McVittie MD, on PCEs and Building Resilience. As a former practicing family physician, I love when the science catches up to what we already know from our own experience of working with...

Washington State Prevention Summit - Nov 5-6

Registration is Now Open! Washington State Prevention Summit Celebrating 35 Years! Click here to register. Registration deadline: September 20, 2019 Date : November 5 - 6, 2019 Location : Yakima Convention Center 10 N. 8th St. Yakima, WA 98901 About the Summit The goal of the Prevention Summit is to provide an enriching and culturally competent training and networking opportunity for youth, volunteers and professionals working toward the prevention of substance abuse, violence and other...

HUGE CROWD AT SEQUIM MAT MEETING KEEPS IT CIVIL WHILE AIRING DIFFERENCES [Radio Pacific Inc]

By Pepper Fisher, Aug 9, 2019, Local News SEQUIM – At Thursday evening’s MAT clinic meeting presented by the Jamestown S’Klallam Tribe, some 700-800 people squeezed into Guy Cole Center in Sequim, with a hundred more seated outside to listen to the proceedings broadcast over speakers. Opponents of the proposed clinic were matched in number by supporters, but a solid law enforcement presence and the decision to start the proceedings with a prayer calling for civility contributed to easing...

August Positive Discipline in the Classroom Workshops

Create a classroom and school environment where students feel encouraged and engaged in learning, solve their own friendship issues, and feel a sense of connection and value. Educators from our July workshops offered this feedback... "The reframing around student behavior is so refreshing. It is validating and now I have the tools to lead a more equitable classroom." "The experiential learning made the theoretical ideas come to life. The notion of one more program is overwhelming, but this...

Opioid crisis, adverse childhood experiences take center stage in community forum [Yakima Herald]

By Tammy Ayer, June 21, 2019 Yakima Herald-Republic The woman’s weight loss was impressive. In 51 weeks, she went from 408 pounds to 132 pounds. But she regained it even faster, which perplexed Dr. Vincent J. Felitti . She was just one of the approximately 50 percent of the patients at his weight-loss clinic in San Diego who regained what they lost, Felitti recalled at Pacific Northwest University of Health Sciences on Friday. “Look at the photo on the left, a little girl of age 8,” he said...

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