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Apply Now: New ACEs Aware Grant Opportunity []

New ACEs Aware Grant Opportunity to Support Trauma-Informed Networks of Care The Department of Health Care Services in partnership with Office of the California Surgeon General and the today released a Request for Proposal (RFP) for a second round of ACEs Aware grants , with a submission deadline of December 21, 2020. The new grants will target California communities that want to build or execute a robust Network of Care to effectively respond to ACEs and toxic stress to meet the needs of...

WEBINARS on burnout, race, supporting families, Family Resource Centers

Tools to Mitigate Work Stress and Prevent Burnout: For Health Care Providers during COVID and Beyond on 12/9 Noon-1pm on Wednesday, December 9 Whether you work in a hospital, a safety net clinic, or in another health care setting, no health care provider working during the COVID-19 pandemic needs to read the flurry of news stories that highlight the extreme stress experienced by people in this line of work – you already know it firsthand. This webinar from ACEs Connection and the Center for...

Family Nurturing Program for parents, foster parents, and family, friend, and neighbor child care providers in Woodland (in Spanish)

Through IMPACT, YCCA is providing coaching for family, friend, and neighbor child care providers using the Nurturing Parenting Curriculum. This course seeks to provide support and training to caregivers of children, including parents, foster parents and family, friends, and neighbors in the community who provide child care. There will be 1:1 support, activity bags, and Covid-19 training. There are still a few spaces available in the Spanish Woodland training (please see the attached flyer).

PARENTING CLASSES: Foster & Kinship Care Education

Foster & Kinship Care Education offers many parenting classes for foster or adoptive caregivers, but birth parents can attend some as well. If you would like to know more about their excellent offerings, I encourage you to sign up for the listserv by contacting Cherie Shroeder at . Attached please find flyers for the following classes in December: Reparative Parenting Approach: Strategies for Changing a Child’s Challenging Behaviors (4 classes in December)...

CHILD ABUSE PREVENTION COUNCIL: Invitation to attend meetings (next one is 12/4)

Child Abuse Prevention Councils (CAPCs) of California are community councils whose primary purpose is to coordinate the community’s efforts to prevent and respond to child abuse and neglect. The Yolo County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) meets every other month, and community members are welcome to attend. Our next meeting is 9am-11am on Zoom on Friday, December 4. Please see the attached agenda to learn more about what the meeting will cover and for a link to the Zoom meeting. The...

Community Questions & Discussions


My name is Brianda Plasencia and I work with Children’s Home Society of California. Each year we have a conference and select a theme. This year our theme is Trauma Informed Care and Special needs. I was wondering anyone knew or was interested in presenting a workshop at the conference. The audience will be anyone in the child development field mainly licensed home child care providers. The conference is scheduled for April 20, 2019 which is a Saturday. Please feel free to reach out to me...Read More...

Job Opportunities-Yolo County

Ann Panzica
Good Morning, Children's Home Society has two new positions available in the Woodland office. Please see the attached postings, and please submit a cover letter and resume if you are interested in applying. Thank you!Read More...
HI Everyone - I hope folks got tickets to see Dan Siegal this Weds in Davis at Brunelle Auditorium. His book is being released THAT DAY so we are the first community that gets to hear him speak about his new book! For folks that will be there, can we try to have a picture and make a post here about the event? I will be in the lobby at 6:40 if folks want to meet ahead of time. Im also hoping to get a chance to greet him after the event and tell him about Resilient Yolo (and other ACEs...Read More...
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