Tagged With "Trauma-Informed"

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A Health Affairs Press Conference -Trauma Informed Care is critical....

Anna Sutton ·
Today I had the privilege of attending a Health Affairs briefing at the National Press Club in Washington D.C. In the photo is Alan Weil, Editor-in-chief of Health Affairs. He, along with 4 panels of researchers/principal investigators talked about this particularly special June 2016 issue that focuses on Behavioral Health. What was striking was the statement from one of the principal investigators -- " trauma informed care is critical '" And there it is again...at a National platform, at a...
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Bringing Trauma-Informed Yoga into Mental Health Clinical Practice

Julie Langston ·
PESI, which does continuing education seminars, conferences, in-house training, webcasts and products for mental health professionals, is offering a trauma informed yoga information for mental health practitioners in our area. When: Monday, January 16, 2017 at 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM Where: CROWNE PLAZA SACRAMENTO NORTHEAST, 5321 DATE AVENUE SACRAMENTO,CA 95841 Cost: $219.99 Single Registration $199.99 Single Registration Advance Price (ends 12/27/2016) $199.99 2+ Group Rate: per person For more...
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Child Care Bridge Program with Trauma-Informed Training

Jennifer Rexroad ·
More foster and relative homes are needed across the country. One barrier is child care access. A new bill seeks to solve this problem by providing a child care bridge program with a trauma informed training component. http://www.sacbee.com/opinion/op-ed/soapbox/article147546504.html
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Sesame Street's Traumatic Experiences Website / First 5 CA Care, Cope Connect Resource

Alicia Doktor ·
Thanks to Alejandra Labrado from First 5 Sacramento for providing the links to these resources! Sesame Street's Traumatic Experiences: https://sesamestreetincommunities.org/topics/traumatic-experiences/ When a child endures a traumatic experience, the whole family feels the impact. But adults hold the power to help lessen its effects. Several factors can change the course of kids’ lives: feeling seen and heard by a caring adult, being patiently taught coping strategies and...
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The Campaign to Heal Childhood Trauma is coming!

Thomas Ahern ·
Maybe you have heard about this initiative on one of the social networks or you followed the tour last year. If not, The Campaign to Heal Childhood Trauma is a grassroots partnership between Calo Programs and three leading, national attachment, trauma and adoption nonprofits; The Attachment and Trauma Network (ATN), The American Adoption Congress (AAC) and Association for Training on Trauma and Attachment in Children (ATTACh). The purpose of this collaboration is to increase compassion and...
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Community advocates and Bay Area county health agencies work together on trauma-informed systems change

The talk around the table is not what one might expect when community advocates begin a meeting with county health officials. “I went into this [work] through my own lived experience of trauma and family addiction,” said Toni DeMarco, the deputy director of children’s services for San Mateo County Health System. Rocsana Enriquez, who teaches yoga to teens in juvenile hall in San Mateo and Santa Clara counties and in high schools for the Palo Alto-based Art of Yoga Project , chimed in. “I’m...
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Do You Have a Story to Tell? Speak at the 2018 Fall Trauma-Informed School Conference

Florence Connally ·
Beyond Consequences is excited to announce that our Call for Proposals for the 2018 Fall Trauma-Informed School Conference has been extended. If you have a great story to share about your experience in working with students who’ve had adverse childhood experiences, we would love to hear from you! Here are some examples of sessions that fit in at our nationally recognized conference: Administrative/School-Wide Track • Mindfulness Instead of Suspension • Special Education Law & Advocacy •...
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New Prevention Institute Report Offers Framework for Preventing Community Trauma, Building Resilience

Julia Wei ·
A new Prevention Institute report, featured Wednesday in USA Today , offers a groundbreaking framework for understanding the relationship between community trauma and violence. In doing so, the report provides insight into how we can overcome the inequities that contribute to a cycle of inner-city gun violence, poverty, unemployment, and poor health in communities of color. As additional treatment models are developed for individual trauma, there is a growing need for addressing trauma as a...
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Our Police, Ourselves [davisvanguard.org]

Alicia Doktor ·
Davis, CA Mayor (and ACN member), Robb Davis writes about attending a recent trauma-informed law enforcement forum. I participated in a fascinating forum about “trauma-informed law enforcement” and before it began I wondered whose trauma we would be discussing: victims of crime, police, or other community members? It turns out the conversation was about all three, and I left wondering if trauma-based analysis might, perhaps, point to a way out of the mutual fear, and the attendant hostility...
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Policymaker Education Day Registration STILL OPEN!

Gail Yen ·
Registration is still OPEN for another week to the second annual Policymaker Education Day hosted by the California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity (4CA) in Sacramento on May 22nd! Don't miss this opportunity to be able to share your thoughts and expertise with your Assemblymember or Senator on how to address childhood adversity in your communities. Guest speakers include Assemblymember Dr. Arambula of Fresno County, Ted Lempert of Children Now and Sarah Pauter of Phenomenal...
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Policymaker Education Day, Year 2!

Gail Yen ·
The California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity (4CA) is hosting its second annual Policymaker Education Day in Sacramento on May 22nd, 2018 with guest speaker Assemblyman Dr. Joaquin Arambula! Policymaker Education Day is an opportunity for advocates from all over California to come and educate their policymakers about childhood adversity, the long-term consequences of childhood adversity on communities, and what they can do to help. Please register by April 30 at http://bit.do/peday...
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Trauma Screenings Advisory Group (AB 340) Hosts First Meeting

Gail Yen ·
On Friday, April 20, 2018, the AB 340 Workgroup, otherwise known as the Trauma Screenings Advisory Group, met for the first time to discuss the legislative charge to update, amend, or develop, if appropriate, tools and protocols for screening children for trauma as defined, within the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit in Medi-Cal. Both Children Now and Center for Youth Wellness were appointed members of the Trauma Screenings Advisory Workgroup, and we...
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Trauma Sensitive Yoga offerings in Davis

Dion Wiedenhoefer ·
Located in Davis, herSpace offers private sessions and small group interoceptive yoga classes as a healing modality for the treatment of trauma, secondary trauma for caregivers and general well-being for all. A guided meditation and intention setting class is also on the weekly schedule. The practice of yoga from a trauma-informed perspective, is an empirically validated method of bringing your body into the healing process, to integrate and transcend the effects of trauma. The concept of...
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UCD Becoming Trauma Informed

Julie Langston ·
UCD Trauma Informed Beginnings Students, staff and YRN members met recently to brainstorm on strategies for helping UCD become a Trauma Informed Campus. Several groups, organizations and individuals were recognized and will be contacted over the summer to help identify what is currently happening on the UCD campus’, what is needed, and what’s the next steps are toward creating a Trauma Informed Campus. Defining a Trauma Informed University is one of the first steps. Although many schools,...
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Understanding Addiction, Trauma and Recovery Conference

Clay Rojas ·
If you want to be part of educating the faith community about Trauma, ACEs, Addiction and Recovery, then please consider attending this dynamic one day conference in Auburn, CA with Dr. Jessica Rodriguez. CEUs available. Please contact Clay Rojas with any questions: clay.rojas@jessup.edu https://www.eventbrite.com/e/understanding-addiction-trauma-and-recovery-for-christian-leaders-conference-tickets-37279340511?aff=es2
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Webinar Series – Putting Trauma-Informed Care into Practice: Lessons from the Field

Mariel Gingrich ·
Health policymakers and practitioners increasingly recognize trauma as an important factor that influences health throughout the lifespan. By incorporating trauma-informed approaches to care into their practice settings, provider organizations can more effectively care for patients and support efforts to improve health outcomes, reduce avoidable hospital utilization, and curb excess costs. This two-part CHCS webinar series will explore innovative strategies for implementing a trauma-informed...
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Working Towards a Truama Informed Criminal Justice System

Emily Kochly ·
In December of 2015 Yolo County Sheriff’s Office applied for SAMHSA’s “How Being Trauma Informed Improves Criminal Justice System Responses Train-the-Trainer” event (http://www.samhsa.gov/gains-center/trauma-training-criminal-justice-professionals). With the support of Yolo Probation, Yolo Health and Human Services Agency (HHSA), Yolo County Administrator’s Office (CAO), the Yolo County Board of Supervisors, Yolo District Attorney, Yolo Public Defender, and Municipal Police Chiefs we were...
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Trauma-Informed Care from Strategies 2.0

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The Future of Healing: Shifting From Trauma Informed Care to Healing Centered Engagement [Medium.com]

Naketta Lowery ·
I wanted to share some points to ponder in the article below... The Future of Healing: Shifting From Trauma Informed Care to Healing Centered Engagement Shawn Ginwright Ph.D. From time to time, researchers, policy makers, philanthropy and practitioners all join together in a coordinated response to the most pressing issues facing America’s youth. I’ve been involved with this process for long enough to have participated in each of these roles. I recall during the early 1990s experts promoted...
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A Parent's Message Certification Training

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Trauma Informed Practice workshops!

Bonnie Berman ·
Level 1/Day 1 Trauma Informed Practice: Fostering Resilient Learners. This day (October 25th) is for first time participants. Level 2/Day 2 Fostering a Trauma Sensitive Learning Environment. Sign up for Day 2 (October 26th) for additional, in-depth content. These workshops are sponsored by Yolo Co. Office of Education and Cal ASCD with Presenter Kristin Souers, MA LMHC. Dates: October 25 and October 26 Time: 8:30am - 3:00pm Yolo Co. Office of Education - 1280 Santa Anita Court Woodland, CA...
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Trauma Informed Practice workshops!

Bonnie Berman ·
Level 1/Day 1 Trauma Informed Practice: Fostering Resilient Learners. This day (October 25th) is for first time participants. Level 2/Day 2 Fostering a Trauma Sensitive Learning Environment. Sign up for Day 2 (October 26th) for additional, in-depth content. These workshops are sponsored by Yolo Co. Office of Education and Cal ASCD with Presenter Kristin Souers, MA LMHC. Dates: October 25 and October 26 Time: 8:30am - 3:00pm Yolo Co. Office of Education - 1280 Santa Anita Court Woodland, CA...
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Trauma and the Body: an Introduction to Sensorimotor Psychotherapy workshop

Bonnie Berman ·
November 3rd, 2018--9am-Noon in Davis; with Catherine LeBlanc, LMFT Come and get a taste of the Sensorimotor Psychotherapy approach to trauma treatment! This workshop will be a fun, informative, and interactive introduction to this body-oriented talk therapy developed in the 1980s by Pat Ogden. Sensorimotor Psychotherapy is based on attachment and neuroscience research, the Hakomi Method of somatic psychotherapy, the Rolf Method of Structural Integration, and the theory of trauma-related...
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Could We Have a Revolution in the Lives of Teachers and Students?

Rebecca Pepper Sinkler- former editor of The New York Times Book Review and editor of SafeKidsStories shares the perspective of staff who attended a course given by the Institute for Family Professionals (IFP) , an organization based in Philadelphia that, since 2003, has provided training for professionals who work with children and families. Using recent research on brain theory and the effects of childhood trauma, IFP provides researched and proven best practices on topics such as...
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4-12-15 Free Childhood Trauma Conference in Davis, CA

Andrea W. Ransdell ·
Please share this flyer and forward it to others:  You are cordially invited to attend the 21st Annual Child Sexual Abuse Awareness Conference, on Sunday April 12, 2015, from 9:30 am – 5:00 pm at the Veterans Memorial Center, 203 E 14th...
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Treating Stress and Trauma With Mindfulness [HuffingtonPost.com]

READ TH I S FOR LOTS OF RESOURCES FOR SCHOOLS!!!! Mindfulness is a committed, concerted, targeted practice -- a life skill. While pausing for a few deep breaths may make you feel better in the moment, practicing and training regularly will allow you...
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Nadine Burke Harris: How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime [16 min]

 From TED Talks: Childhood trauma isn’t something you just get over as you grow up. Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse...
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Helping Traumatized Children Learn 2: Creating and Advocating for Trauma-Sensitive Schools

  I am reposting from ACEs in Education group a manual on Trauma-sensitive schools from Massachusetts.   The release of Helping Traumatized Children Learn 2 represents an exciting next step in the evolution of the cultural movement to...
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Spokane, WA, public health nurses create trauma-sensitive toolkit for caregivers

In lin e with the work we are doing with creating a Toolkit of self-care for Parents and Children, see below info about a Toolkit for Caregivers.   Public health nurses at Spokane Regional Health District (SRHD) developed a 178-page toolkit...
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Four free webinars from Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR)

Strategies for Trauma Awareness and Resilience (STAR) is offering four free webinars from January 12-20th on When Terrible Things Happen: Helping yourself and your community address trauma and build resilience.  https://carolynyoder.leadpages...webinar-information/   These webinars offer: Insights that will help you keep going when the going gets tough. Knowledge and skills of a trauma-informed lens to increase the impact you and your organization have.
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National Council Webinar: Organizational Approaches to Effective Trauma-Informed Services - Slides included!

I viewed this webinar a couple of weeks ago and found it quite useful. https://www.thenationalcouncil...ars/webinar-archive/ Scroll down to find Organizational Approaches to Effective Trauma-Informed Services   Cheryl Sharp, Senior Advisor for...
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Helping Children Heal: Fostering Love, Hope, and Justice

FYI, folks may want to attend “Helping Children Heal,” hosted by the California’s Defense Fund of California (CDF-CA). CDF-CA is launching a new advocacy emphasis: reducing the impact of trauma and adverse childhood events (ACEs) in...
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Trauma-Informed Care: Opportunities for High-Need, High-Cost Medicaid Populations

See link for a Brief from the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) which provides an introduction to trauma-informed care and how it can be adopted to better serve Medicaid populations with some examples from across the country....
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Self-Care - Mobile Apps and more

Developed out of Trauma Informed Oregon, find lots of innovative ways to take care of ourselves with this cool resou rce  o f mobile apps for self care.  http://traumainformedoregon.or...-apps-for-self-care/     And take a...
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Two New Grant Opportunities for Youth Development and Diversion Services

Briana S. Zweifler ·
In 2019, more than $40 million will become available to fund community-based, culturally rooted, trauma-informed services for youth in California as alternatives to arrest and incarceration. Thousands of California youth are arrested every year for low-level offenses. Youth who are arrested or incarcerated for low-level offenses are less likely to graduate high school, more likely to suffer negative health-outcomes, and more likely to have later contact with the justice system.
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Nominate a Trauma-Informed Care Champion: #TICchampion

Mariel Gingrich ·
Becoming a trauma-informed organization requires clear communication about the transformation process, and support from staff at all levels of an organization. Often these efforts are spearheaded by “trauma-informed care champions”— individuals committed to raising awareness regarding the health effects of trauma and toxic stress and improving care for people who have experienced trauma. This week, the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) invites you to recognize people around you who...
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New and improved 2nd edition of the "Bruised Reeds & Smoldering Wicks" trauma-informed curriculum for churches now available!

Chaplain Chris Haughee ·
I am pleased to announce that a NEW, 8-week version of the study, "Bruised Reeds and Smoldering Wicks," is now available. This 2nd edition includes input I received from the ACEsConnection community and others which resulted in two additional weeks of material. You still get the movie, "Paper Tigers," and the licensing to show it to up to 250 in an educational or religious setting, but there is much more... And, while a number of edits have gone into this second edition of the curriculum, my...
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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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Trainings by Solano First Five and A Better Way

Bonnie Berman ·
Please see the attached training schedule from the The Children's Network of Solano County. Trainings include information about brain development, stress, and trauma.
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2019 Child Development Conference: Building Resilient Children: Request for speakers and vendors

Bonnie Berman ·
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...
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SUPPORT GROUPS: Empower Yolo Teen Sexual Trauma and Parent/Caregiver groups

Bonnie Berman ·
Empower Yolo is starting two new sexual trauma support groups for teens who have experienced sexual trauma and for parents/caregivers. Groups start 2/21 and registration is required. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
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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: Theory of Change to Prevent Child Neglect

Bonnie Berman ·
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...
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RESOURCE: Broken Brain 2 by Dr. Mark Hyman

Bonnie Berman ·
Dr Hyman is a practicing family physician, a ten-time #1 New York Times bestselling author, and an internationally recognized leader, speaker, educator, and advocate in his field. He is dedicated to tackling the root causes of chronic disease by harnessing the power of Functional Medicine to transform healthcare and a proponent of ACEs. Read below about his new docu-series: My new docu-series, Broken Brain 2: Body-Mind Connection , takes a comprehensive look at emotional trauma and your...
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TIC, MTSS and everything in between!

Susan Jones ·
Join us! Offered April 9th or May 7th in Sacramento California! Addressing Social and Emotional Learning by using research-based, behavior-focused strategies for staff, students & families, building resilience in our schools and communities. Anxiety and depression in students is running rampant. Workplace stress for educators and staff as well as rising litigation costs for schools are also top concerns for communities across the country. How can we reduce tension and improve how staff,...
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Real Life Resilience Champions 2.0

Andi Fetzner ·
By: Andi Fetzner PsyD The recent appointment of Nadine Burke Harris as California’s first Surgeon General represents exciting opportunities for increased leadership and momentum around issues related to ACEs and toxic stress. But you don’t have to be a surgeon general to be a Resilience Champion. Anyone who is using (or who wants to use) a trauma-informed and resilience-building approach to lead change can make a difference! But what does it mean to be a Resilience Champion? I’m often asked...
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My Brother's Keeper Trauma and Healing Series

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Trauma-Responsive Schools Conference in Southern California

Emily Read Daniels ·
HERE this NOW is proud to bring its Trauma-Responsive Schools Conference to California, October 23 – 25, 2019, at the stunning Temecula Creek Inn in Temecula, CA (2 hours north of San Diego; 3-hours south of Los Angeles). This is not a typical conference. Participants will be actively engaged in an immersive experience, rendering more growth - personal and professional. Five diversely skilled and experienced pioneers of trauma-informed schools change are coming together for first time, to...
 
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