January 2018

Interview with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris on Weekend Edition

Listen to the interview "What Do Asthma, Heart Disease and Cancer have in Common? Maybe Childhood Trama". https://www.npr.org/sections/ed/2018/01/23/578280721/what-do-asthma-heart-disease-and-cancer-have-in-common-maybe-childhood-trauma Burke Harris is the founder and CEO of the Center for Youth Wellness in San Francisco. She's spent much of her career trying to spread awareness about the dangers of childhood toxic stress. Burke Harris just released a new book, The Deepest Well: Healing the...

Early childhood educators learn new ways to spot trauma triggers, build resilience in preschoolers

A hug may be comforting to many children, but for a child who has experienced trauma it may not feel safe. That’s an example used by Julie Kurtz, co-director of trauma informed practices in early childhood education at the WestEd Center for Child & Family Studies (CCFS), as she begins a trauma training session. Her audience, preschool teachers and staff of the San Francisco-based Wu Yee Children’s Services at San Francisco’s Women’s Building, listen attentively.

STRATEGIES 2.0 -Fires/Floods/Earthquakes: Resiliency in the Face of Disaster (FREE)

Fires/Floods/Earthquakes: Resiliency in the Face of Disaster Friday, February 9, 2018, 8:45 am – 1 pm in Fairfield Remote in Sacramento and Chico Registration is open via the link below RSVP for a convening and learn more at StrategiesCA.org/Learning-Communities Strategies 2.0 facilitates six regional Learning Communities that are your opportunity to engage with your colleagues and leaders in your region about the needs and interests of the communities you serve. Take part in the quarterly...

World Café website is now LIVE!

The YFSN Café Subcommittee is excited to let you know that our Café website is now live! Please visit https://www.yolokids.org/provi ders-world-cafes to get information and resources related to the following: * The World Café model * Café Materials available for use: Includes links to over 15 documents and resources that the Café Subcommittee has prepared or gathered to help you plan a World Café! * Café-in-a-box: Find out how to borrow materials for your Café! * Cafe surveys for...

Webinar Learning Series: State Policy Approaches to Addressing Childhood Adversity, January 10, 10am PST (1:00 PM EST)

Please join us for a three -part learning series hosted by the California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity and ACEs Connection . We'll hear from states that are making great strides towards adopting trauma-informed policies and practices. Three-Part Learning Series: Webinar 1: Overview of State Level Efforts to Address Childhood Adversity and Highlights from Oregon, Tennessee, and Wisconsin Date: January 10th, 10AM PST (1:00 PM EST) Speakers: Elizabeth Prewitt, Policy Analyst, ACEs...

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