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Workshops, Events, Webinars

Screening event to increase awareness of the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) on 1/29

Children's Forgotten Children will be screened at the Woodland Community Center at 6pm on Wednesday, Jan 29th . Service providers, victim advocates, and non-profits will be present after the film screening to discuss services and volunteer opportunities to combat human trafficking. Please see the attached flyer for more information and to register.

Be the One workshop Feb 7

Did you know that one positive connection can change a person's life? Join us at this community-wide workshop to learn about simple practices that build stronger, more resilient families, neighborhoods and communities. You can make a difference. DATE: Friday, February 7, 2020 WHEN: 2:30-4:00PM LOCATION: City Council Chambers at 23 Russell Blvd, Davis 95616 FREE Please post the attached flyer, and click on the link below to register or RSVP. http://events.constantcontact.

CREO workshop for Latino/Hispanic individuals and families in Yolo County

The Creating Links to Resources and Opportunities (CREO) program cordially invites you to our workshop (plática) this Friday, January 17 th . at 5:00 pm . in CommuniCare Hansen Clinic in Woodland . The Creating Links to Resources and Opportunities (CREO) program provides outreach and health engagement services to Latino/Hispanic individuals and families residing in Yolo County. Their services cover primary care, mental health, case management, advocacy, and educational talks. Please forward...

Opportunity to meet leader of cutting-edge, trauma-informed online high school!

Meet Dr. Christine Kasitz, leader of a FREE on-line trauma-informed school. Dr. Kasitz, is the superintendent of Mission Academy and will be in the Sacramento area all day Thursday, January 16th and in the morning on Friday, January 17th. Dr. Kasiz is interested in meeting with folks that work with high-needs youth who have disengaged and dropped out of public education. My colleague Dana Brown says that Mission Academy is a cutting-edge, trauma-informed online high school that supports the...

PODCAST: Child Trends expert discusses ACEs screenings on Southern California’s NPR affiliate

Child Trends expert Jessica Dym Bartlett appeared as a guest on KPCC’s Air Talk with Larry Mantle to discuss the challenges for California’s plan to screen children for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) during routine pediatric visits. Screening for ACEs without an understanding of a child’s full range of traumatic experiences—and without providing families with adequate access to providers trained to care for children who have experienced trauma—risks doing more harm than good. To...

WEBINAR: Leadership Models for Improving Impact on 2/18

10-11:30am on Tuesday, February 18, 2020 This 90-minute professional webinar from Strategies 2.0 will give additional insights into approaches to leadership that can improve outcomes. The webinar will explore how individuals in various settings can expand their capacity and effectiveness to advocate for children and families. This webinar explores various approaches to leadership and, more specifically, styles of leadership that can contribute to achieving the goals of reducing child abuse...

WEBINAR: Growing Resilient Communities 2.1 Framework to Accelerate Your ACEs Initiative on 2/6

10-11:30am on Thursday, February 6, 2020 This 90-minute professional webinar from Strategies 2.0 will introduce family support professionals and others to the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and look more deeply into strategies community members can utilize to accelerate local ACEs initiatives. Together we will explore the five elements of Growing Resilient Communities 2.1 Framework. For more information and to register: https:// catalog/

WEBINAR: Supporting Parents in the Earliest Years

10-12PM PT, January 15, 2020 Promise Venture Studio and the National Family Support Network would like to invite you to Show+Tell, a first-of-its-kind series of online, interactive events showcasing the most promising innovations in early childhood development with the potential for scaled impact for children facing the greatest adversities. This first Show+Tell will feature a 3 min "demo" about Family Resource Centers, developed by the NFSN and selected by Promise Venture Studio for...

TRAINING: Conflict Resolution and Mediation Certificate Training from Yolo Conflict Resolution Center

The Mediation Certificate Training program includes lectures, discussions, communication skills exercises, and mediation process role-play. The 2020 dates for this 36-hour Community Mediation Certification training are the following Saturdays: February 8, 15, 22, and 29, 2020. The trainings are 9am-6pm each day, and the training will take place in Woodland. Prior approval is required to attend. Please call the YCRC office for details: 530.564.2324. For more information, please visit...

“Youth College Night” (for foster and McKinney Vento youth) on 1/17

As part of the Foster Youth FAFSA Challenge, Yolo County Office of Education is hosting a Youth For College Night with a focus on Foster and McKinney Vento (homeless and foster) youth. Youth in their senior year of high school and their caregivers are invited to attend and complete the FAFSA, Dream Act, and Chafee application with trained experts. During the event, dinner will be provided. There will also be special giveaways to seniors in attendance. Although the event has a focus on...

Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Celebration - January 22

Join us at YCOE's annual Dr. Martin Luther King celebration: DATE: Wednesday, January 22, 2020 TIME: 5:30PM - 6:30PM LOCATION: Yolo Office of Education Conference Center (1280 Santa Anita Ct, Ste 120, Woodland) Featuring: Dr. Rex Fortune and accompanied by a brief presentation from: Martin Luther King Jr. Freedom Center. Dinner will be provided. Register here: See attached flyer for more details. Questions? Contact Yvette Seibert

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