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RESOURCES FOR PROVIDERS on ACEs; the link between early childhood experiences and health

Research Paper: Trends in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the United States This paper by David Finkelhor found that “overall, there appear to have been more historical and recent improvements in the burden of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) than deteriorations in the 20th and 21st centuries.” Results: “Available trend data on ACEs from the 20th century show multi-decade declines in parental death, parental illness, sibling death, and poverty, but multi-decade increases in...

OPPORTUNITY FOR FOSTER YOUTH: YCOE Mentors Available!

Yolo County Office of Education is thrilled to have hired three AmeriCorps members, Shannon Feil, David Benitez, and Zahira Elmansoumi. See their wonderful bios attached! They are available to provide the following to foster youth ages 12-21: tutoring, life skills, financial literacy, college and career readiness, job skills, and mentoring. Services can be provided virtually or in-person practicing social distancing with masks. In addition, the members can connect youth to the Independent...

RESOURCES FOR CLIENTS on Tenant Relief Act; COVID-19 PSAs for kids

· Know Your Rights: California’s COVID-19 Tenant Relief Act of 2020: Please see the attached documents created by Legal Services of Northern California (LSNC) regarding tenant's rights under AB 3088. · Governor Newsom Unveils Partnership with Sesame Workshop for Back-to-School Public Service Announcements There are four new back-to-school PSAs from the Sesame Workshop featuring Elmo, Oscar, and Grover. The PSAs are available in English and Spanish, and are designed as resources to help kids...

RESOURCE: New CDPH COVID-19 Health Equity and Multilingual Resources Web Page

To make COVID-19 health equity-related information easier to find and use, the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) has created a new webpage to collect and organize vetted COVID-19 communication materials available in different languages as well as other materials for specific populations, such as older adults and tribal communities. Rather than serving as a comprehensive catalog of COVID-19 resources, this site aims to be an organized, targeted, and regularly updated collection of...

WEBINARS on race, suicide, remote learning for young children, addiction, nutrition

Same Family, Different Colors: Talking About Colorism and Skin Color Politics in the Family on 9/24 5:30pm on September 24 Colorism—the preference for or presumed superiority of people based on the color of their skin—is related to racism but can be more subtle and, for many of us, feels less familiar. Colorism, at once an interracial and intra-racial phenomenon, can be particularly devastating when perpetrated within racial groups, often within families. Join Embrace Race for a deep-dive...

Community Questions & Discussions

TRAUMA INFORMED PRESENTER

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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