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Family Resource Events: Teen & Parent Cafe; Preparing for your IEP

WarmLine Family Resource Center introduces two exciting events: Teen Talk & Parent Cafe Saturday, April 13th in Sacramento Preparing for your IEP Meeting Tuesday, April 23rd in Davis Please see the attached flyers for more information about Warmline's upcoming special education workshop being offered in Yolo County and their Teen Talk & Parent Cafe. If you have questions, please contact Brandy Tuzon Boyd at 916-455-9500 or

Mardi Gras Fundraiser for Yolo County Children's Alliance.

Let the good times roll! WHEN: Thursday, April 11, 2019 from 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM WHERE: West Sacramento City Hall, Civic Center Galleria 1110 West Capitol Avenue, West Sacramento, CA 95691 Yolo County Children's Alliance has been part of the Yolo County community for 17 years and counting! We have expanded our programs and offer safety net services throughout Yolo County. We hope that you will be able to take part in one or more of the many exciting events that we are offering this year an...

WORKSHOP: A Healthier, Happier You!

Mark Your Calendars and Don’t Miss Dr. Susan Biali Haas workshop; A Healthier, Happier You: Manage Stress, Prevent Burnout & Live a Resilient Life! Are you lacking work-life balance, feeling burnt out, suffering from staff turnover and need a positive boost? If this is you, then don’t miss this one-time event! The Office of Child Abuse Prevent is excited to present, a FREE full day workshop , Dr. Susan Biali Haas will share personal experiences and wisdom to get you motivated. Dr. Biali...

Free Community Workshop by Yolo Conflict Resolution Center

Restorative Circles is a free community Workshop offered Saturday, March 16th by Yolo Conflict Resolution Center. This workshop provides training on how to be a circle keeper in the restorative circle process. The training will discuss the components and uses of the circle process, tools for keeping a circle and also practice how to be a circle keeper. Please see the attached flyer for more information and to RSVP. DATE: Saturday, March 16th TIME: 9am-1pm LOCATION: Redwood Grove, 1001...

Screening of Resilience in Woodland and West Sacramento

Please join us in watching a FREE screening of the movie RESILIENCE: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope Following the movie, we will have a panel of experts answer your questions. Light refreshments will be provided. In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Yolo County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC), Resilient Yolo, and Foster & Kinship Care Education are hosting a community event to learn about community resources and how to promote resilience in children.

Free Mandated Child Abuse Reporting Training

The CAP Center is currently offering three free and open to the public Mandated Child Abuse Reporting Training sessions this year. This workshop teaches mandated reporters their legal responsibilities to report known or suspected child abuse and neglect in California, how to recognize indicators (red flags) of the different types of abuse and neglect, and how to make a Suspected Child Abuse Report. This training is for participants who work with children and/or families. Mark your calendar...

Webinar featuring Laura Porter on Self-Healing Communities Model to be held Feb. 28

Please join ACEs Connection and the Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) for a free 60-minute webinar on Thursday, Feb. 28 starting noon PT/3:00 pm ET that features the Self-Healing Communities Model (SHCM) presented by Interface, Inc. co-founder, Laura Porter. The webinar is the second in a series on state-to-state best practices; the first webinar was on Alaska’s new statute directing state policy to incorporate principles of brain development. Self-Healing Community...

WEBINAR: Preventing Child Neglect by Building Protective Factors on 2/14

Join Strengthening Families for a webinar on Thursday, February 14, 12-1pm. Explore ways that it is "Everyone's Responsibility" to help prevent child neglect and how building protective factors at all levels of the social ecology can be an effective strategy to prevent child neglect. The session will include segments from one of the training sequences from the National Alliance of Children's Trust and Prevention Funds' new four-part training, "Let's Talk About . . . Preventing Child...

Webinar: Leveraging Advances in Science to Achieve Breakthrough Impacts at Scale for Young Children Facing Adversity

DATE: Thursday, February 21, 2019 TIME: 11:00-11:45am Jack P. Shonkoff, M.D., Director of the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University, will address how new science is changing how we think about early childhood adversity and resilience – and how early experiences affect lifelong health and development. He will emphasize the need to address (and measure) individual differences in response to adversity and to intervention in very young children. He will also show how we can move...

Yolo County Housing Spring Fling event in March

Yolo County Housing is planning their annual Spring Fling event which will be held at their Public Housing properties in Winters, Woodland, and West Sacramento in late March. If your organization is interested in participating and staffing a booth, please fill out the attached registration form. If you have questions, please contact Ricardo Lopez at 530-669-2264 or .

Strategies 2.0 Capitol Regional Learning Community 2019 kick-off

Please join the 2019 kick-off session of the Strategies 2.0 Capitol Regional Learning Community on March 7. The Capitol Learning Community will discuss the State funding opportunities and align them with local priorities at the first meeting in the new year. The meeting will also provide training and evaluation of the Community Resilience Toolkit which was launched late last year. Please see the attachment for more information. Date: Thursday, March 7, 2019 Time: 12PM to 2:30PM Location:...

2019 Child Development Conference: Building Resilient Children: Request for speakers and vendors

The theme is "Building Resilient Children." This year will feature Keynote Speaker Julie Kurtz, LMFT. Ms. Kurtz is the Co-Director for Trauma Informed Practices for Early Childhood Education at the Center for Family & Child Studies at WestEd. WHAT : 2019 Child Development Conference WHEN : April 20, 2019 WHERE: UC Davis Activities and Recreation Center TIME : 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. The conference is free to the community, and lunch is included. Registration details will follow. Attached...

January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Please see Empower Yolo's January article in the Davis Enterprise on Human Trafficking Awareness Month at: features/news-columns/empower- yolo-its-human-trafficking- awareness-month/ . Empower Yolo is participating in two awareness events this month; please join us: 1) California's Forgotten Children, Let their voices be heard - film screening - Tuesday, January 15, 2019 ; Yolo County Office of Education, 1280 Santa Anita Court, Woodland; 6-8 p.m. Please register...

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