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TRAINING: Partnerships to Support Our Kids - May 30, 2019

Bonnie Berman ·
Please plan to come to this impactful training. You will examine data that will astound you, and exposes critical gaps we have in terms of services for some of our families in Yolo County. I CHALLENGE YOU TO BRING AT LEAST 5 COLLEAGUES FROM YOUR DISTRICT WITH YOU. I have viewed this presentation, and this is not one to miss! Who can I count on to be there and to bring a team? This training would not only be great for your special ed staff, but also nurses, social workers, site admin, etc.
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TRAINING: Conflict Resolution and Mediation Certificate Training from Yolo Conflict Resolution Center

Bonnie Berman ·
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...
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Free training! The Pair of ACEs: Building Community Resilience

Bonnie Berman ·
Strategies 2.0 is offering a FREE training on Tuesday, September 18 , in Woodland: Date: Tuesday, September 18, 2018 Time: 1:00 pm to 5:00 pm Location: Community Room, Gonzales Building; 25 N. Cottonwood Street, Woodland, CA 95695 Please see the attached flyer for more information and a step-by-step guide to assist participants with navigating the website/registration process. The training is being hosted by Help Me Grow Yolo. If you have questions, please contact Siara Shelton at...
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FREE WEBINAR: Trauma-Informed Advocacy: Practical Tools for Working with Vulnerable Populations

Madison Hammett ·
Working at the intersection of trauma, health equity, and law, attorney Sarah Hess will join the Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative in this free webinar to talk about ways advocates from all disciplines can use a trauma-informed approach to help their clients thrive...
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Health Outcomes of Positive Experiences (HOPE) learning community website

Bonnie Berman ·
HOPE – Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences – is a new way of seeing and talking about experiences that support children’s growth and development into healthy, resilient adults. We now know that that even in the face of adversity, key positive experiences help us heal. Although the effects of trauma can be serious, many adults have overcome their own trauma and now lead healthy, productive lives as a result of those positive experiences. A new website from Tufts University is the home...
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Help Your Community Safely with COVID-19

From California Volunteers, Office of the Governor, March 2020 DELIVER MEALS Vulnerable seniors are at greatest risk amid COVID-19. Let’s help keep them safe and cared for. Contact your local Meals on Wheels organization, visit www.mealsonwheelsamerica.org . DONATE TO A SHELTER OR FOOD BANK During this time organizations are running low on food items, help them stay well stocked for those in need. See below for a list of shelters and food banks in need. VOLUNTEER AT A FOOD BANK Food banks...
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HOW TO HELP Your Community Safely with COVID-19

Bonnie Berman ·
Every Californian can safely help their community during these difficult times. Here are some ways you can make a difference. https://californiavolunteers. ca.gov/get-involved/covid-19/
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New Covid-19 Yolo Community Resource on Facebook

Bonnie Berman ·
This is a new facebook community designed as a resource to the greater Yolo community and especially the most vulnerable. Accessibly to resources, child care help, helping our local businesses stay afloat, getting folks tested, running errands for older/compromised folks. We need to stay safe, healthy and strong and to do this we need people to care about other People. https://www.facebook.com/ groups/YoloCommunityResponse/ members/
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NEW: Updated Yolo Child and Family Initiatives spreadsheet

Bonnie Berman ·
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.
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Northern Valley Indian Health Woodland Community Health Fair on 5/7

Bonnie Berman ·
Northern Valley Indian Health Woodland will be hosting its first ever community health fair on Tuesday, May 7 th from 11am-2pm in the front parking lot of their clinic. They’re inviting all interested vendors to email Arzoo Mojadedi (Outreach Director) at arzoo.mojadedi@nvih.org to reserve a spot by April 12 because they have limited booths. In the email, please include an email address or phone number for a contact person within your agency. This event is being put together by their...
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OCAP Kids' Day at the Capitol- April 11th

Bonnie Berman ·
You are invited to participate in the second annual "Kids' Day at the Capitol" event put on by the California Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) on Thursday, April 11, 2019 at the California State Capitol. Family resource centers, nonprofit organizations, public agencies, child abuse prevention centers, healthcare providers, and others working to strengthen families are invited to host a booth with a child-friendly activity and resources for families and community members. Help us...
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Participation needed: Improving CA’s early learning and care system

Bonnie Berman ·
Laura Benn of the Yolo County Library seeks to share information about the Preschool Development Grant (PDG) and a survey/meeting notification for local community partners and caregivers with young children . These meetings are vital so that all voices can be heard in the early learning statewide conversations. It is also an important opportunity for folks to engage in the early learning conversation with their local community members and the state assessment teams. Please see below for more...
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PROGRAM UPDATE from Stanford Sierra Youth & Families (Community Based Family Services program openings & Job announcement)

Bonnie Berman ·
The Community Based Family Services program has openings and is taking new referrals. Please see the attached flyer for more information. Job announcement: Clinical Program Manager position is now open. Please share the attached job description. We recently announced our new name: Stanford Sierra Youth and Families! For more information, visit youthsolutions.org
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PROVIDER OPPORTUNITY: The Capital Learning Community Schedule for 2019: 3/7, 5/9, 6/27

Bonnie Berman ·
2019 brings in a new governor to California with new ideas, resources, and funding. The Capital Learning Community will discuss the state funding opportunities and align them with local priorities at the first meeting in the new year. We will also provide training and evaluation of the Community Resilience Toolkit that was launched late last year. Our convening schedule, including our Kick-off session in March, is: Thursday, March 7, 2019 (see below for more information) Understanding and...
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[Re-Post] "Building Violence Free Schools & Communities " ONE DAY CONFERENCE!

Tulare County CAPC is proud to provide this ONE DAY conference November 13th from 8:30am-4pm on "Building Violence Free Schools & Communities" featuring 3 nationally know speakers with first hand experience and expertise in the field of violence prevention. Dr. Melissa Reeves (Columbine, CO shooting) Scarlett Lewis (Parent of a child lost in Sandy Hook shooting) and Clayton Douglas (former student who planned a shooting) will provide us with critical knowledge and skills in violence...
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[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...
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WEBINARS from Strategies 2.0 in May and June

Bonnie Berman ·
Please see the attachment for more information. To register, visit https://strategiesca.org/ 5/22: Be the One 5/29: Protective Factors: Strengthening Children, Families, and Communities 6/2: Breathe Easier: Reduce Stress, Raise Relaxation and Serve Your Clients Better 6/4: Building Community Resilience: A Toolkit Series 6/12: Trauma in Young Children 6/16: Social Determinants of Health Be the One Campaign Webinar on 5/22 10am-11:30am on Friday, May 22 The Be the One webinar will present...
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Weekly sessions on Inclusion Practices & Wellness

Bonnie Berman ·
You're Invited! Coping as a Community: COVID-19: Virtual Session, April 16, 2020 12:00 - 1:00 PM - UC Davis Health In an effort to serve our communities during the COVID-19 crisis the UCDH Office for Health Equity, Diversity and Inclusion is hosting weekly sessions on Inclusion Practices & Wellness. Please share with your colleagues. Developing a Healing Mindset: Whether it's the impacts of the Coronavirus on your life, a family emergency or an unexpected challenge, we can be prepared...
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YC Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Community Planning Meeting on 8/29

Bonnie Berman ·
Please plan on attending the Yolo County Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Community Planning Meeting on August 29th, 2019. The purpose of this meeting is to gather information on how the County should plan to use MHSA funding in Yolo County. MHSA will present the planning proposal for the community input process and seek feedback from you to guide the MHSA 3-Year Planning Process. DATE: Thursday August 29, 2019 TIME: 5:00 PM -7:00 PM LOCATION: Winter’s Fire Department, Community Room 700...
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Upcoming webinars from Strategies 2.0

Bonnie Berman ·
Strategies 2.0 is offering four workshops in the coming months. See the course descriptions below. For more information and to register, visit https://strategiesca.asentialms.com/catalog/ PROMOTING RESILIENCE USING A TWO GENERATION MODEL Friday, April 19, 2019 Guest Speaker: Todd Sosna, Ph.D., Management Consultant The 90-minute professional webinar, intended for family support professionals and systems leaders, will provide a compelling case for the merits of two-generation programs in...
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WEBINAR: 90by30—Engaging Active Partners in Child Abuse & Neglect Prevention

Bonnie Berman ·
DATE: Thursday, October 24, 2019 TIME: 11:00am - 11:45am PDT In 2012, Lane County, Oregon took on a bold goal: to reduce child abuse and neglect by 90% in 30 years, identifying a community engagement model as the road to success. Achieving such an aspirational goal requires a county-wide effort to engage everyone, including community-based service providers, businesses, the faith community, seniors, health care providers, first responders—and of course, families themselves in implementing...
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WEBINAR: Building Blocks for Early Learning Communities

Bonnie Berman ·
Join the Center for the Study of Social Policy for two webinar opportunities. WHEN: Thursday, January 9, 2020 TIME: 12:00pm-1:00pm PST To register: https://register.gotowebinar.c...r/605321136967928588 Learn about a new digital tool available for communities to assess and improve upon their efforts to work across systems to become an Early Learning Community - and learn about how the building blocks of Early Learning Communities point us toward opportunities to help families build protective...
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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...
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RESOURCE: Building Community Resilience Toolkit- Volume 3

Bonnie Berman ·
Based upon the framework for addressing Adverse Childhood and Community Experiences: The Building Community Resilience Model by Wendy Ellis and William Dietz (2017), Strategies 2.0's Building Community Resilience Toolkit Series is designed to guide family and community strengthening organizations in the necessary balance between ideas grounded in research and data with the community’s own lived experience and perceptions of adversity and assets. The tools provided in this Volume III can be...
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Fact Sheet on Family Mental Health Services from CBFS and YCCA

Bonnie Berman ·
Stanford Youth Solutions has launched their new fact sheet about the Community Based Family mental health services (CBFS) that they and Yolo County Children's Alliance (YCCA) will be offering within Yolo county. Please see the attached flyer for more information, including how youth and families can request services. For more information on the CBFS Program, please contact the CBFS Program Director at 916.344.0199.
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Resource for Parents: Serve and Return

Bonnie Berman ·
Child-adult relationships that are responsive and attentive—with lots of back and forth interactions, called “serve and return,”—build a strong foundation in a child’s brain for all future learning and development. The Center for the Developing Child offers these five steps for parents to practice serve and return with their child. https://developingchild.harvard.edu/resources/5-steps-for-brain-building-serve-and-return/
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RESOURCE: Sesame Street in Communities

Bonnie Berman ·
Sesame Street in Communities provides hundreds of bilingual multi-media tools to help kids and families enrich and expand their knowledge during the early years of birth through six, a critical window for brain development. Resources engage kids and adults in everyday moments and daily routines—from teaching early math and literacy concepts, to encouraging families to eat nutritious foods, to serious topics such as divorce and food insecurity. https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/
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Seeking input on delivery of services to children and families- 11/7

Bonnie Berman ·
Stanford Youth Solutions and Sierra Forever Families are seeking input on delivery of services to children and families in a Yolo County community forum on November 7th . J oin us and give your input! DATE: November 7th; 3pm-5pm LOCATION: 2726 5th St, Davis (Carlton Senior Living, 3rd Floor, Activity Room) RSVP: bhoneyman@youthsolutions.org Light refreshments will be served Please see the attachment for more information.
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Starting & Growing Resilient Communities: Series Overview [Video]

The first session of the Starting & Growing Resilient Communities: Online & IRL (In Real Life) was a success. Over 100 ACEs Connection members tuned in despite some issues with registration. I have embedded the video in this post. You have also find the video on the ACEs Connection site here . If you have any questions about the series, please contact Ingrid Cockhren , TN & Midwest Community Facilitator.
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State of the State in California Education

Bonnie Berman ·
We hope you can join us at this annual event presented by Dr. Patti Herrera. DATE: Wednesday, February 5, 2020 TIME: 9AM - 11AM LOCATION: Yolo County Office of Education 1280 Santa Anita Court, Ste 120 Woodland, CA 95776 Please see the attached flyer for more information Click on link to RSVP: https://yolocoe.k12oms.org/2495-177945
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Strategies 2.0 Capitol Regional Learning Community 2019 kick-off

Bonnie Berman ·
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:...
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LEARNING COMMUNITY CONVENINGS from Strategies 2.0

Bonnie Berman ·
Although we are part of the Capitol Learning Community, you are welcome to join these other convenings if you are interested. For more detailed descriptions and times and to register, visit https://strategiesca.asentialms.com/catalog/ 5/7: Northern Learning Community Convening: Applying an Early Childhood Mental Health Relationship-based Perspective in all Systems of Care for Young Children to Promote Resilience in Northern CA Counties. 5/13: Sierra Learning Community Convening: Further...
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Mindful Monday - weekly Guided Meditation Class in Davis

Dion Wiedenhoefer ·
herSpace offers a weekly guided meditation and intention setting class on Mondays at 8:00am. This 30-minute class is $5 and you can reserve your space at https://www.herspacestudio.com/.
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Re: Yolo Resilience Network Community Meeting - Sept. 8, 2016

Terresa "Tessa" Smith ·
Hello, I would appreciate Yolo Resilience Network posting the announcement for the Educate, Equip and Support: Building Hope parent training. This training helps parent understand the impact of ACEs on their children, offers strategies for parents to improve their child’s well-being, and assists them with resources and how to work with our agencies to maximize support and services for their children. Thanks! Tessa Smith – Family Partner Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency Child,...
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Re: YOLO COUNTY MENTAL HEALTH SERVICES COMMUNITY MEETINGS

Rebekah Couch ·
Fantastic!
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Re: Community Meeting and Presentation Notes: Feb 24, 2016

Seth Lenz ·
I wish I could have made it to this meeting. Such important work being done here. Thank you!
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Re: Community Meeting and Presentation Notes: Feb 24, 2016

Seth, let us know if we can help you in any way in your work!
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Re: RESOURCE: Sesame Street in Communities

Cherie Schroeder ·
Thank you for the great links!! It is appreciated, Cherie Cherie Schroeder Instructional Specialist/Program Director Foster & Kinship Care Education Woodland Community College 2300 East Gibson Road Woodland, CA 95776 < http://www.yolofostercare.com/ > www.yolofostercare.com (530) 574-1964 Cell “To the world you may be just one person, but to one person you may be the world.”
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Re: YC Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Community Planning Meeting on 8/29

Lynn Arner ·
I am wondering if the meeting has been canceled. I am here at the Winters Fire Department and no one is here.
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Re: YRN Yoga Group forming

So excited about this initiative and will help spread the word about this throughout Yolo, across CA and across the country!
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Re: YRN Yoga Group forming

What a great idea this is! Thanks for posting, Julie. Nice photo, too!
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Re: Mindful Monday - weekly Guided Meditation Class in Davis

What a lovely way to start the week! I;m going to try and be there!
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Re: Explore racial healing at Davis Community Church

So excited to see this in Davis! (I've been going to one in W Sac). I look forward to being there.
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