June 2019

Trauma Sensitive Yoga ~ Movement for Embodiment

Dear Community, I am very glad to announce this Summer Class Series! Trauma Sensitive Yoga ~ Movement for Embodiment You are invited to meet your body right where you are in the present moment. Movement for Embodiment is based on the methodology of Trauma Sensitive Yoga; an evidence based practice of bringing your body to the healing process, to integrate, to empower, and to help resolve the effects of trauma. Through a series of mindful movements and breath, you will be invited to notice...

Looking for online training and consulting?

Looking for tools to help your organization or community integrate a trauma-informed and resilience-building approach? At Origins, we offer training courses to support you from your aha moment to your action plan. It all starts with The Basics, a 90-minute online training that will provide you with an overview of the key concepts behind a trauma-informed approach. When you’re ready to move from aha to action, sign up for The Resilience Champion Certificate, a self-paced 6-week online training...

Back to School Health Fair!

Yolo County Children’s Alliance is excited to announce our annual Back to School Health Fair! DATE: Thursday, August 1st, 2019 LOCATION: Family Resource Center, 637 Todhunter Ave, West Sacramento TIME : 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 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 and there will be a bike raffle! Your participation will help...

RESOURCE: How to Implement Trauma-informed Care to Build Resilience to Childhood Trauma

This brief summarizes current research and promising practices for implementing TIC to support the well-being of children exposed to trauma and help them reach their full potential. The brief begins with an overview of the nature, prevalence, and impact of childhood trauma, followed by a discussion of related risk factors associated with poor child outcomes and protective factors that support resilience. In addition, we present a framework for understanding and implementing trauma-informed...

FUNDRAISER: Empower Yolo's Summer Solstice Celebration on 6/22

Saturday, June 22, 2019 at the UC Davis Alumni Center, Moss Patio, 530 Alumni Lane, Davis; 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. Enjoy a fun summer evening with appetizers, drinks and music under the twinkling lights of the Moss Patio. Bring your friends and bid on delicious cakes during our lively cake auction generously donated by local bakeries such as Timothy's Bakery, Lester Farms Bakery, and Solano Baking Company. For more information, please see the attached flyer.

Mandated Reporter TRAINING from the Office of Child Abuse Prevention

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 is available online so that mandated reporters may understand their responsibilities. There are specific modules for the following mandated reporters: School personnel Child care providers Medical professionals Mental health and social workers Law enforcement Clergy General training (ideal for...

[WEBINAR] Starting & Growing Resilient Communities: How to Tell Your Community Story GRC 2.0 Celebrate

ACEs Connection presents, "Starting & Growing Resilient Communities: Online & In Real Life (IRL)", an interactive webinar training series focused on developing existing and potential online community managers and IRL ACEs champions. This series is dedicated to providing insight into creating sustainable and effective online & IRL ACEs initiatives. In this fifth session, we’ll talk about why it's so critical to tell your story far and wide. This incudes how to blog and share...

Strengthening Families Webinar: Technical Assistance Clinic

Join a webinar on Thursday, June 13, 3:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m. EDT , to get answers to your questions about Strengthening Families implementation and help answer other people's questions! You can submit questions in advance by emailing cailin.oconnor@cssp. org or typing them in during the webinar. We will also hear from the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP) and the National Alliance of Children's Trust and Prevention Funds about new resources and opportunities. To register:...

Trauma-Responsive Schools Conference in Southern California

HERE this NOW is proud to bring its Trauma-Responsive Schools Conference to California, October 23 – 25, 2019, at the stunning Temecula Creek Inn in Temecula, CA (2 hours north of San Diego; 3-hours south of Los Angeles). This is not a typical conference. Participants will be actively engaged in an immersive experience, rendering more growth - personal and professional. Five diversely skilled and experienced pioneers of trauma-informed schools change are coming together for first time, to...

Suisun Elementary (CA) makes ACEs science intrinsic to everyday life

Students start each day with meditation During her first year as principal of Suisun Elementary in Suisun City, Calif., in 2014 Ann Marie Neubert suspended 102 students — out of a student population of 550 —for disrupting their classes. It was a serious problem, but the school’s teachers didn’t know what to do. “[Teachers] felt like they were using all the tools in their toolbox and it wasn’t changing behavior,” she recalls. Ann Marie Neubert Too many students were spending too much time out...

Whole People Series & Study Guide (www.pbs.org)

There's a fantastic five-part series, Whole People , done by PBS, " spotlighting the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) through personal and community stories. It explores the long-term costs to personal well-being and our society. While much work needs to be done, there are many innovative developments to prevent and treat ACES. We all play a role in becoming a whole people." It's amazing. The five topics covered are as follows: Childhood Trauma Healing Communities A New...

WEBINAR: Real Talk: Responding to Challenging Issues in Father Engagement

Tuesday, June 11, 2019: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time (i.e., 11-12:30 our time!) Compelling research makes the case for the importance of father engagement, but sometimes it’s not as easy to do as we would like. In this Digital Dialogue, we will be bringing together fatherhood practitioners from around the country to discuss some of the bigger challenges when trying to effectively engage fathers—and the solutions that work. We’ll be discussing issues ranging from gatekeeping, addressing...

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