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2019 Prevention Resource Guide from Children's Bureau

The 2019 Prevention Resource Guide is designed to help individuals and organizations in every community strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect. This year's theme, "Strong and Thriving Families," aligns with the 21st National Conference on Child Abuse and Neglect. The Resource Guide focuses on protective factors that build on family strengths to foster healthy child and youth development. It can be used along with the Protective Factors in Practice scenarios and the activity...

NEW: Updated Yolo Child and Family Initiatives spreadsheet

In an effort to help us know more about the great work that is happening in Yolo County and to increase opportunities for collaboration, please find an updated version of the spreadsheet of Yolo County child and family initiatives attached below. For this effort, initiatives are defined as multi-organization or agency collaboratives, meetings, or committees related to children and families in Yolo County. If you have any changes or additions to make for the next version, please email me.

Resource: KIDSDATA has expanded demographics for children

Kidsdata has expanded its demographic topic content with 22 new indicators and 14 updated indicators. New indicators include sexual orientation, transgender youth, and projected population to 2060. Updated indicators include births, child populations, and school enrollments. Use demographic data to understand the size and composition of the populations in your area and plan appropriate programs to meet your changing community needs. Learn more at ...

Resource: What is epigenetics?

How does epigenetics relate to child development? New resource from the Harvard Center on the Developing Child explains. Science tells us that the interactions between genes and environment shape human development. “Epigenetics” is an emerging area of scientific research that shows how environmental influences—including the experiences we provide for children—actually affect the expression of their genes. This means that the old idea that genes are "set in stone" has been disproven. Nature...

RESOURCE: Theory of Change to Prevent Child Neglect

Child neglect is the most prevalent form of child maltreatment, with serious and long-term consequences. It is also the least clearly defined, understood and publicly recognized. The National Alliance of Children’s Trust & prevention funds, from the Doris Duke Charitable Foundation, is conducting a targeted effort to raise the visibility of this issue and expand the national conversation about preventing neglect. The work builds on the Alliance’s extensive work to promote the Protective...

RESOURCE: 2018-19 California County Scorecard of Children’s Well-Being

The 2018-19 California County Scorecard of Children’s Well-Being – a dynamic tool that provides a snapshot of how children are faring in each of the state’s 58 counties, over time, and by race and ethnicity – is now available in a mobile version. With all the functionality of the desktop edition, including the new interactive mapping feature, the mobile Scorecard makes accessing county-specific data a breeze. Designed to provide data that anyone can use and understand, the Scorecard is a...

Education Preventing Teen Dating Violence

February is Teen Dating Violence Awareness Month Did you know? *Nearly 1.5 million high school students nationwide experience physical abuse from a dating partner in a single year. ( loveisrespect.org ) *Girls and young women between the ages of 16 and 24 experience the hightest rate of intimate partner violence. *Violent behavior typically begins between the ages of 12 and 18. Prevention Education: Empower Yolo's Prevention Education Program is focused on promoting healthy relationships and...

Parent Handouts: Understanding ACEs, Parenting to Prevent & Heal ACEs (English)

Please see the main post for these parent handouts in the ACEs Connection Resources Center. These two flyers ( Understanding ACEs and Parenting to Prevent & Heal ACEs ) can be downloaded, distributed, and used freely. One is brand new and the other is a revision. Both flyers were made with generous support from Family Hui, a Program of Lead for Tomorrow. Translations of these flyers are in progress and will be shared by Family Hui and updated on ACEs Connection when available.

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...

Adverse Childhood Experiences Among Yolo County & California Children

Christy Bethell did a data run for Yolo County from the Data Resource Center on Child & Adolescent Health. One of five children in Yolo County have an ACE score of 2 or more. The report is attached here, and I've also posted it into the Clips section. Even decades after ACEs have occurred , studies demonstrate a strong dose-response effect between the experience of ACEs and adult health.2 Burgeoning neuroscience, biologic, epigenetic and social psychology studies reveal...

 
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