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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...

Building A Resilient Yolo Research Project

Several of Yolo County's community-based agencies (e.g., Yolo County Office of Education, Yolo CASA, Yolo Conflict Resolution Center, Family Hui, Yolo County Health and Human Services, Yolo County Probation, Yolo County Special Education Local Plan Area, etc.) came together to conduct a research project aimed at understanding how to better serve Yolo County’s students and their families. Data was gathered from two sources: 1) literature in academic journals; and 2) six focus groups (i.e.,...

Yolo County Child and Family Initiatives

In an effort to help us know more about the great work that is happening in Yolo County and to increase opportunities for collaboration, Natalie Audage of YCCA created a spreadsheet of Yolo County child and family initiatives. For this effort, initiatives are defined as multi-organization or agency collaboratives, meetings, or committees related to children and families in Yolo County. Natalie will revise this document on an ongoing basis. If you have any additions or changes, please let...

Conference on Young Latino Males by Dr. Victor Rios

Please join us for this very important conference - From At-Risk to At-Promise: Supporting the Lives of Marginalized Students. DATE: Friday September 7, 2018 TIME: 8:00 a.m - 1:00 p.m PLACE: Yolo County Office of Education 1280 Santa Anita Court, Woodland CA 95695 (salad lunch included) Please RSVP by September 1st by clicking the link below: https://goo.gl/forms/gMogve87ZPtSigvt1 A conference with nationally known U.C.Santa Barbara professor and TED Talk speaker Dr. Victor Rios.

Free summer program for youth at West Sacramento Family Resource Center

Fun in the Sun program allows children ages 7 to 15 to get outside, meet people, learn new skills, eat snacks and try new activities. Join us! Every Wednesday 9:00am-1:00pm JUNE 27th - AUGUST 2nd (We will take a break 7/4) West Sacramento Family Resource Center 637 Todhunter Ave. Portable 21B West Sacramento CA 95605 TO SIGN UP CALL (916) 572-0560. It's FREE Presented by Yolo County Children's Alliance See the attached flyer for more details.

Teen summer program in Knights Landing

Join us for Summer Days! Loads of fun activities for teens. Sponsored by Empower Yolo. Monday-Friday 10:00 am-4:00 pm Knights Landing Resource Center 9544 Mill St, Knights Landing , CA 95645 For more information, Contact Gabi at (530) 324 - 6622 and see the attached flyer for hints at the fun planned for this summer!

#Unstoppable: helping kids be resilient through Baptiste Yoga and mindfulness

The #unstoppable program exists to create a resilient generation of children that use Baptiste Yoga as a life skill. This is a training for anyone who works with youth - school teachers, school counselors, aides, coaches, community center employees, police officers, etc. August 18, 2018 11:00am-7:00 pm FIT House Davis 302 G Street Davis, CA 95616 Register: www.baptistefoundation.org You will learn through an embodied experience, a set of tools to teach basic yoga poses, breathing exercises,...

Is your teen lonely this summer?

Or do you know a teen who is? Perhaps a counseling group where teens can talk openly with other teens is just what they need? Please share information about these groups with anyone you think could benefit: Younger Teen Group, Mons, 4-5pm - ages 12-14 (2 openings) High School Teen Group, Tues, 4-5pm - ages 14-18 (waitlist) High School Teen Group, Weds, 4-5pm - ages 14-18 (1 opening) High School Teen Group, Thurs, 4-5pm - ages 14-18 (waitlist) Young Adult Group, Tues, 1-2pm - ages 18-25 (1...

Free workshop - Recognizing the Gifts of Conflict

Please join us at a free workshop from Yolo Conflict Resolution Center (YCRC) called Recognizing the Gifts of Conflict coming up on Saturday, June 30 ( 9am-1pm ) at the YCRC office 722B Main Street, Woodland. Space is Limited - Reserve your spot now by contacting: YCRC - (530) 564-2324 - programs@yolocrc.org

Deadline is Monday to submit your project for 2018 ACEs Conference Project Showcase

Are you rocking #ACEsScience and want to give your amazing work a shout out? Share your work in 500 words or less and submit it NOW! The ACEs Conference Project Showcase is a unique way to focus a spotlight on current research, programs, tools or other initiatives that use ACEs science to address childhood adversity and its impact. Before submitting, please consider the following: Project submissions should align with the conference theme of “Action to Access,” and its three intentions to...

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