May 2018

Identifying & Responding to Non-Fatal Strangulation Cases training

Hosted by: Yolo County District Attorney Jeff Reisig and the Davis Police Department WHO SHOULD ATTEND: • Law Enforcement Officers • Victim Advocates • Paramedics/EMTs • Firefighters • Medical Providers* • Prosecutors* You will learn: The lethality of strangulation; signs and symptoms; anatomy and medical aspects; best practices for investigation, evaluation and prosecution of strangulation events; advocacy for survivors and available resources from the Training Institute on Strangulation...

FREE workshop: Calming the Tantrum- Five Love Languages of Children

Hosted by Life Compass Coaching & Counseling and Kristina Boswell, Registered Associate MFT Date: Thursday, May 31 Time: 7:30pm - 8:15pm Location: 105 E Street, Ste 2E Davis, CA Calming the tantrum- five love languages of children and how to incorporate them in your parenting. Sometimes calming a tantrum starts with nurturing children in a way they can absorb as much love as possible. Therefore, when adversity strikes; at school, home, in the car, at the park etc. the list can be...

Yolo County Trauma and Resilience Network One Pager

Attached find a 2018 version of Yolo County community profile detailing information about your community ACEs initiative. This will be shared with CA legislators at the Trauma-Informed Policymaker Awareness Day on May 22nd in Sacramento. I attach it here as a PDF and a word document ready to print and share! I also have uploaded into 'Resources for Downloading' the same PDF, and an editable Word document so that you can update or otherwise improve it. If you have any questions, don't...

Yolo Family Strengthening Network (YFSN) meeting

Attached please find the YFSN agenda for our upcoming meeting next Tuesday, May 29, 9:30-11am. The meeting will be held in the following location: Yolo County HHSA Community Room-Gonzales Building 25 N. Cottonwood St. Woodland, CA 95695 We'll have 2 wonderful presentations: * Anna Sutton will talk to us about Maternal Mental Health efforts in Yolo County. * Lynn Arner, Joyce Lee, and Lana Magness from Quality Counts will tell us about Strengthening Families Protective Factors Framework...

Do You Have a Story to Tell? Speak at the 2018 Fall Trauma-Informed School Conference

Beyond Consequences is excited to announce that our Call for Proposals for the 2018 Fall Trauma-Informed School Conference has been extended. If you have a great story to share about your experience in working with students who’ve had adverse childhood experiences, we would love to hear from you! Here are some examples of sessions that fit in at our nationally recognized conference: Administrative/School-Wide Track • Mindfulness Instead of Suspension • Special Education Law & Advocacy •...

Summer Reading Program kickoff party!

Reading takes you everywhere! Join us for our Summer Reading Program kickoff party! Come share a meal with your neighbor, get signed up for the Summer Reading Program, and enjoy all that your library has to offer! You are invited to bring a prepared food dish to the Arthur F. Turner Community Room for a celebration of community and culture. Please contact Vaile Fujikawa (916) 375-6468 to sign up or for more information. What: Community Potluck! Date and Time: Sunday, May 20, 2:00 - 4:00 p.m.

Strategies 2.0 Learning Community Strategy Session

Please join us on June 12th! We will review survey results and data on the needs of families in our region and Strategies 2.0 Senior Trainer Troy Nichols will help us generate ideas for building community resilience. This will be our launching point to develop plans and priorities for concrete, shared learning and action toward change in our region in the coming year. Enrollment available at this link: http://strategiesca.org/ services/learning-communities/ Help assure the needs of children...

Children's Mental Health Awareness Day Carnival

Join us on Thursday, May 10th from 3pm-5pm at the Woodland HHSA Bauer Building for fun and community engagement. Feel free to set up a table at our lobby for your programs if you'd like, or just have materials at the Provider table we are setting up. Invite your clients (not limited to children clients) and staff. Please read the attached flyer for more details. Contact Kim Narvaez, the Children's Mental Health Program Manager, at 530-666-8513 with questions.

Families with Teens - Let’s Talk!

Want to Build Trust, Reduce Arguments, Increase Connection and Create a New Understanding with Your Teen? Join Danielle Bier, LCSW and Carin Lenk Sloane, MFT Associate for a Family Workshop on Friday, May 18th (parents only) & Saturday, May 19th (parents & teens). Designed for parents and their 13 - 19 year old teenagers This workshop will help you to: * Strengthen your bond with your teen(s) * Understand the negative cycles you get into * Learn new ways to communicate and work...

Policymaker Education Day Registration STILL OPEN!

Registration is still OPEN for another week to the second annual Policymaker Education Day hosted by the California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity (4CA) in Sacramento on May 22nd! Don't miss this opportunity to be able to share your thoughts and expertise with your Assemblymember or Senator on how to address childhood adversity in your communities. Guest speakers include Assemblymember Dr. Arambula of Fresno County, Ted Lempert of Children Now and Sarah Pauter of Phenomenal...

New date for Yolo Family Strengthening Network meeting

Please save the NEW date for our May YFSN meeting: May 29 . Meeting time 9:30-11:00am at Yolo County HHSA; Community Room-Gonzales Building; 25 N. Cottonwood St.; Woodland The Yolo Family Strengthening Network (YFSN) is a group of Yolo County family-serving organizations and agencies dedicated to strengthening families and reducing child abuse and neglect. PURPOSE The YFSN supports family-serving organizations in their efforts to strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect by:...

Help us build our dream kitchen for families in our safety shelter

Empower Yolo's shelter staff invite you to "Gather Around Our Kitchen" for the Big Day of Giving, Thursday, May 3, 2018 - starting at midnight tonight! The shelter staff at Empower Yolo work tirelessly to keep our shelter clients and their children safe 24-hours a day. They know first hand how important a clean, well functioning kitchen can help every day life in the shelter. Help us build our dream kitchen for the families living in our safety shelter. We have $50,000 in matching funds...

Too many emails!!&%@!! 

We hear you! With the phenomenal growth of ACEs Connection (we’re now at more than 22,200 terrific members), the volume of content has burgeoned, and email notifications from the site about the latest blog posts and comments can be (OK, OK...are!) overwhelming. Especially to those people (about 17,000 of you) who became members before October 2017, when we changed our system so that new members don’t automatically receive emails about blog posts and comments from ACEs Connection. So, here’s...

 
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