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FREE updated Mandated Reporter training

The Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) has funded a re-design of its online Mandated Reporter Training for mandated reporters of child maltreatment. The FREE updated Mandated Reporter training will be available online so that mandated reporters may understand their responsibilities. Modules for the general public, school personnel, childcare providers, medical professionals, mental health professionals, law enforcement and clergy are also being updated and will be available soon. Please...

Esparto ESL class for beginners

Beginning ESL classes will be offered October 23-December 10. The class will be offered Tuesdays & Fridays from 9:00am-11:30am at the Esparto Regional Library. No textbook cost and only $10 to register. Join us for a Registration Open House! Come learn more about the class and get help with the application and registration. See the attached flyer for more details. WHERE: Esparto Regional Library DATE: October 9th TIME: 10 AM - 2:00 PM Questions? Contact Jessica Aggrey (530) 668-3682...

3rd Building a Resilient Yolo Summit on 10/30; "Be The One"!

Please come to our 3rd Building a Resilient Yolo Summit on 10/30. Our theme is "Be The One". Share this link with anyone you think might be interested! Click here for a shortcut to registration.< https://docs.goo gle.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLScnfg pWgMJAWwzyN1TBRx 0sF68DVnWexfaUGv-mxKrZ8gaIkQ/v iewform > See the attached agenda for more details. Join youth, partners, and community members in a county-wide inter-agency learning, networking, and planning opportunity. Together, we will learn...

Screening of Angst - DJUSD Student Support Services Annual Parent Forum, October 3, 6:30 - 8:45 p.m., Brunelle Theatre

Student Support Services Annual Parent Forum, October 3, 6:30 - 8:45 p.m. Come and join us to view the film, Angst , on Wednesday, October 3 from 6:30 – 8:45 p.m. in the Brunelle Theater at Davis Senior High School. Parents and students of all ages are welcome. The film reflects what we see in our young people. Anxiety is the precursor to so many mental health challenges. By opening a dialogue and normalizing (not trivializing) anxiety we can help each other and ourselves. Following the...

FREE class: Caring for the Caregiver

The class will be geared towards parents caring for their children who have any types of special needs, adults caring for their aging or ill loved ones or parents caring for foster children who may require extra support due to previous health or life experiences. It will also be open for those of us in the helping or caring professions, who are providing services to folks in these aforementioned populations. The class is FREE and SPACE IS LIMITED (the first 90 people to RSVP will be given a...

Webinar: Key findings from the Listening to Mothers in California Survey

Webinar: Key findings from the Listening to Mothers in California Survey. For more information and to register, please see below. Webinar is Thursday, September 20 , from 12-1:00 PM In 2017, a team led by the National Partnership for Women & Families surveyed more than 2,500 women in California about their views and experiences with childbirth. The results, which will be released September 12, reveal what is and isn't working with maternity care in the Golden State. Join us Thursday,...

TUESDAY Sept 18th: Yolo Family Strengthening Network (YFSN) meeting agenda

We're looking forward to seeing you at the next YFSN meeting tomorrow, Tuesday, September 18, from 9:30-11am in the Community Room of the Gonzales building at Yolo County Health & Human Services Agency (25 North Cottonwood Street; Woodland, CA 95695). At the meeting, Amara Reddick will give us a presentation on services provided by the Children's Mental Health Team, and we'll hear updates on various collaboratives and events. Attached please find the agenda for the meeting. Please let me...

Caring for the Caregiver - Parent Engagement mtg Oct 1st

Yolo County SELPA presents a Parent Engagement night for parents or caregivers of children who have disabilities. WHEN: October 1, 2018 TIME: 7pm WHERE: YCOE Conference Center in Woodland. Please see below for more information and a link to flyers. Please share with parents who you think might be interested! To register or for any requests (interpretation, seating, etc), please contact Lisa Young at lisa.young@ycoe.org or 530-668-3760.

World Café Facilitator Training on 11/7/18 in Woodland

Have you heard about the World Café model, but want to learn more? Are you interested in using the model in your work but want help learning how to plan a Café? You are cordially invited to attend a World Café Facilitator Training! Yolo County Children's Alliance and the Yolo Conflict Resolution Center, in collaboration with the Yolo Family Strengthening Network (YFSN), invite you to learn how to effectively design, convene, and host World Café conversations to engage parents and strengthen...

Help plan how MHSA funds are allocated in Yolo County

Yolo County Health and Human Services (HHSA) invites the public to participate in the community planning process to inform how the county should use the Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) resources allocated each year to Yolo County. Yolo County HHSA uses MHSA funds to expand and enhance the mental health system of care throughout the county and are inclusive of Full Service Partnership, Prevention, Access and Linkage, Early Intervention, and Outreach. We encourage broad support and feedback...

Car Seat Check Event

Yolo County Child Passenger Safety Program & CommuniCare Davis are hosting a car seat check event where nationally certified technicians can help you properly install your cal seat. WHEN: Friday, September 28th TIME: 4:00-6:00pm WHERE: Sutter Health Parking lot; 2000 Sutter Place, Davis For more info call 530-666-8715 or Yolo.CarSeats@yolocounty.org

National Suicide Prevention Week!

September is National Suicide Prevention Month and National Suicide Prevention Week is September 9- 15, 2018 . I have included some links to important resources for suicide prevention below. Please take a look and learn more. 1) The American Association of Suicidology (AAS) believes we need focus on suicide prevention every day, of every year. AAS does this by continuously spreading awareness, advocating for research funding, developing innovative and effective treatment tools, being kind,...

Resilient Yolo Monthly Meeting tomorrow

Friday, September 7th we invite anyone with an interest in raising awareness about ACEs and supporting resilience building efforts in our community. Meeting from 2:30 - 4:00 pm at 722B Main St., Woodland - the offices of Yolo County CASA and Yolo Conflict Resolution Center. Networking encouraged for those who can stay after 4pm.

Free training! The Pair of ACEs: Building Community Resilience

Strategies 2.0 is offering a FREE training on Tuesday, September 18 , in Woodland: Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Location: Community Room, Gonzales Building; 25 N. Cottonwood Street, Woodland, CA 95695 Please see the attached flyer for more information and a step-by-step guide to assist participants with navigating the website/registration process. The training is being hosted by Help Me Grow Yolo. If you have questions, please contact Siara Shelton at...

Honky Tonk benefit concert against human trafficking!

October 6th at 5pm join us at New Helvetia Brewing Company in Sacramento for a Honky Tonk concert featuring Eddie Ellsworth and the Wild Turkey band. See attached flyer for details. Location: 1730 Broadway, Sacramento, CA Benefit concert supporting the Yolo County MDIC Tickets $25 - includes one beer. Buy 3 tickets, get the 4th ticket FREE! Space is limited - get your tickets TODAY! Buy tickets through Davis Police Officers Association via PAYPAL to: DPOA2018@gmail.com PLEASE LIST YOUR FIRST...

Perinatal Mental Health training

Co-sponsored and hosted by Dignity Health and Yolo County HHSA is set and registration < https://www. eventbrite.com/e/perinatal- mental-health-training-g reater-sacramento-tickets- 48579025172 > is now live!. The Perinatal Mental Health training program September 29th & 30th is presented by Gabrielle Kaufman, MA, LPCC, BC-DMT. The program is designed for RNs, MSWs, lactation consultants, mental health clinicians and other community partners who want to become local champions and...

Yolo Crisis Nursery: The power of partnership [davisenterprise.com]

Sara is a young, pregnant, single mom who didn’t know where to start. There were so many wolves at the door and she had no clue as to which one to take on first, or even if any of them could be driven away. Her toddler son had just been removed from another child-care center due to behavioral challenges. Without child care, Sara was on the brink of losing her job, which meant the family would be evicted from their apartment and forced to live on the streets. It seemed she had nowhere to...

YOLO COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES COMMUNITY MEETINGS

Greetings Community Partners, Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency has scheduled a series of meetings throughout the area to discuss the mental health services and needs of our community. We want to hear from you – and your neighbor ! Please share this announcement far and wide. Robust discussion is encouraged to gain insight into what is working, and to identify areas that may need more attention to better serve the mental health needs of our community. We look forward to seeing you...

3rd annual Community Baby Shower!

The Yolo County Children's Alliance - Step by Step Program and the Nurse Home Visiting Program will be hosting the 3rd annual Community Baby Shower for pregnant and parenting moms in Yolo County on September 29th from 10am-2pm . Attached you'll find the flyer (in English and Spanish) for this event. Please share! If you would like to register to have a table at this event, I've also attached the registration form. Please fill it out and submit it to Lilian Marquez at ...

Trauma Informed Practice workshops

Level 1/Day 1 Trauma Informed Practice: Fostering Resilient Learners. This day (October 25th) is for first time participants. Level 2/Day 2 Fostering a Trauma Sensitive Learning Environment. Sign up for Day 2 (October 26th) for additional, in-depth content. These workshops are sponsored by Yolo Co. Office of Education and Cal ASCD with Presenter Kristin Souers, MA LMHC. Dates: October 25 and October 26 Time: 8:30am - 3:00pm Yolo Co. Office of Education - 1280 Santa Anita Court Woodland, CA...

Recruiting out of school youth to participate in Workforce Innovation Opportunity Act (WIOA)

Things are getting busy again with the WIOA team! We have exited 30 individuals from the 2017-2018 program year and are beginning to enroll new participants for the 2018-2019 year. We are mainly looking for Out of School Youth at this time, as we have many more spots available than for those that are in school. The eligibility requirements are as followed. First, the individual must: 1) Be a Yolo County Resident (Residing in West Sac, Davis or Clarksburg) 2) Not Currently Enrolled in School...

3rd annual Building a Resilient Yolo conference October 30th!

Don't miss this year's Building A Resilient Yolo summit. The summit will include discussions and learning opportunities about how to improve and restore the lives of children and families who have experienced adversity and trauma. DATE: October 30th TIME: 8:00am - 4:00pm LOCATION: Yolo County Office of Education Conference Center COST: $25 per person, lunch is included Tracy Fauver, a member of Resilient Yolo and executive Director of Yolo County CASA states, " We come together and take a...

Sacramento Opioid Prevention Summit on 9/12

Join health care professionals, treatment and prevention experts, educators, students, and law enforcement leadership for an in-depth discussion of the prevention, treatment, and enforcement efforts being undertaken to combat this growing public health crisis. Wednesday, September 12, 2018 7:30 AM - 5:00 PM California State University, Sacramento The University Union Ballroom 6000 J Street, Sacramento, CA 95819 Pre-registration is required. Breakfast and lunch will be provided. For questions...

CLIENT RESOURCE: Creating Links to Resources and Opportunities (CREO) at CommuniCare

The Creating Links to Resources and Opportunities (CREO) program provides outreach and health engagement services to Latino/Hispanic individuals and families residing in Yolo County. Their services cover primary care, mental health, case management, advocacy, and educational talks. Check out their attached brochures in English and Spanish for more information, and please feel free to share with your clients!

County marks Child Support Awareness Month [Davis Enterprise - Community News]

August is Child Support Awareness Month, when Yolo County Child Support and local agencies statewide work together to engage parents and raise program awareness. Parents have a stressful job of raising children and often add pressure on themselves to be “the perfect parent.” This year’s theme reminds parents that, “They Don’t Need Perfect, They Just Need You.” Story time before bed, walks to the park, even simple family meals mean the world to kids; and when both parents participate, it...

Help inform Policy Makers about Housing Challenges

Sacramento, Yolo, and Placer County are collaborating on a regional housing and economic opportunity study, Analysis of Impediments to Fair Housing Choice. The Sac Valley Fair Housing Collaborative was formed in 2017 to conduct the study. An important part of this effort is a Fair Housing Survey that was recently released to better understand resident’s housing decisions and challenges they may face. The survey will take approximately 15 minutes to complete and survey participants can enter...

Webinar: Impact of an Anti-Immigrant Climate on the Mental Health and Well Being of Children in California.

On behalf of The Children's Partnership (TCP) and the California Immigrant Policy Center (CIPC), I would like to invite you to attend our webinar, Healthy Mind, Healthy Future: A Webinar Exploring the Impact of an Anti-Immigrant Climate on the Mental Health and Well Being of Children in California. August 7, 2018, 10:00AM-11:15AM PT / 1:00-2:15PM ET Registration Link: bit.ly/WebinarHMHF Facebook Link: bit.ly/FBWebinarHMHF In solidarity, Tessa Smith Family Partner/Outreach Specialist Yolo...

FREE Citizenship Assistance / GRATIS Asistencia de Ciudadania

Catholic Charities will be hosting a naturalization workshop on Thursday, July 26th, 2018 . Our service is entirely free, and those qualifying households may be eligible for an immigration fee waiver to assist them with the cost of the naturalization application. WHAT DO YOU NEED? Green Card Driver license or ID, passport from country of origin Court disposition (If arrested, cited, charged, or accused) Benefits verification (if requesting an immigration fee waiver) List of addresses, jobs,...

OUTREACH OPPORTUNITY: YCCA Back to School Health Fair in West Sac on 8/11

Yolo County Children's Alliance is excited to announce our annual Back to School Health Fair! This event will be held Saturday, August 11th, 2018 at our Family Resource Center, 637 Todhunter Ave, West Sacramento, CA 95605 from 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. We'd love for you to join us! The focus of the event is to provide West Sacramento youth with school supplies and to equip families with valuable local resources. Youth grades K-12 will be receiving backpacks through the hard work of our...

Resilient Yolo Monthly Meeting this Friday

Open to anyone with an interest in raising awareness about ACEs and supporting resilience building efforts in our community. Meeting Friday, July 6th from 2:30 - 4:00 pm at 722B Main St., Woodland - the offices of Yolo County CASA and Yolo Conflict Resolution Center. Networking encouraged for those who can stay after 4pm.

Training Series: A Multi-Tiered System of Support for the Mental Wellness of Students

Yolo County SELPA (Special Education Local Plan Area) is hosting a series of three trainings designed for educators to support the mental wellness of students through universal practices, targeted interventions, and analyzing social-emotional assessment data. Two trainings will be held on September 25, 2018 and the other on October 24, 2018 at the YCOE Conference Center in Woodland, CA. Community members are welcome. Please see the attached flyers for additional information and how to register.

FREE webinar- Adverse Childhood Experiences: Implications for Policymakers and Practitioners

David Murphey, Ph.D., research fellow and DataBank director at Child Trends, will review the science of childhood trauma and the prevalence of childhood experiences that can create it. Trauma, or toxic stress, can have lasting, harmful effects on multiple body systems, affecting lifetime health and well-being. Drawing on recently released data collected nationwide, the presentation will highlight implications for those who work with children and families, or on their behalf. Learning...

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