Tagged With "Resources"

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RESOURCE: Vibrant and Healthy Kids: Aligning Science, Practice and Policy to Advance Health Equity

Bonnie Berman ·
Health inequities in the United States prevent many children from realizing their full potential. A new report from the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine , Vibrant and Healthy Kids: Aligning Science, Practice, and Policy to Advance Health Equity , describes the systems that drive these inequities and outlines steps needed to reduce health disparities and move towards positive health trajectories for all children. ...
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RESOURCE: Teaching Tolerance from Southern Poverty Law Center

Bonnie Berman ·
Teaching Tolerance provides free resources to educators—teachers, administrators, counselors and other practitioners—who work with children from kindergarten through high school. These resources include classroom lessons, webinars, grants, podcasts, policy guides and much more. Educators use our materials to supplement the curriculum, to inform their practices, and to create civil and inclusive school communities where children are respected, valued and welcome participants. The program...
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YOLO ORGANIZATION: The Culture C.O.-O.P.

Bonnie Berman ·
The Culture C.O.-O.P. promotes understanding and respect for equity/diversity, cultural competency, literacy and a quality education for all. It offers keynotes, services, special events, seminars, and workshops. Please see the attached flyers for more information about The Culture C.O.-O.P. or visit http://www.cultureco-op. com/ .
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RESOURCE: Handouts on Protecting Immigrant Families

Bonnie Berman ·
Attached are updated handouts (English & Spanish) from Protecting Immigrant Families. Please share widely.
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RESOURCE FOR PARENTS: Resilience Booster: Parent Tip Tool

Bonnie Berman ·
Developed by American Psychological Association's Children, Youth, and Families Office and its Office on Socioeconomic Status, this site provides parents and caregivers with tips on how to boost children’s resilience in the face of adverse experiences. This site is organized around the various places where children spend their time—home, school, child-care settings, neighborhoods and communities—and outlines how each environment can help build resilience among children living in poverty.
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RESOURCE: Community Based Family Services

Bonnie Berman ·
Stanford Youth Solutions: Please see the attached PPT and factsheet. If you have questions, please contact Jacquenette Michael ( jmichael@youthsolutions.org ) or Nicole Romero ( nromero@youthsolutions.org ).
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RESOURCE: A Guide to Serve and Return: How Your Interaction with Children Can Build Brains

Bonnie Berman ·
Young children develop in an environment of relationships. Responsive interactions between children and the people who care for them—also known as serve and return interactions—help children grow and reach their full potential. This guide from Harvard’s Center on the Developing Child explains what serve and return interactions are, why they're crucial for a child's development, and how to participate in them. Find the guide at ...
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Talking to Children About Tragedies & Other News Events

Bonnie Berman ·
The American Academy of Pediatrics shares guidance on how to talk with children about tragedies, crises, and other disturbing news events, based on each child’s age and development. It includes that signs that a child is not coping well with distress. https://www.healthychildren. org/English/family-life/Media/ Pages/Talking-To-Children- About-Tragedies-and-Other- News-Events.aspx
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RESOURCE: Tools to Measure Progress in a Program, School, or Organization

Bonnie Berman ·
Are We Trauma-Informed? The Child Health and Development Institute has released a review of tools that effectively measure the progress of trauma-informed approaches in programs, schools, and organizations. https://www.chdi.org/index. php/publications/issue-briefs/ issue-brief-72-are-we-trauma- informed-tools-measure- progress-program-school-or- organization
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RESOURCE: kidsdata.org

Bonnie Berman ·
Kidsdata.org provides a tool for assessing community needs, setting priorities, tracking progress, preparing grant proposals, and making program and policy decisions. Users easily can find and customize more than 500 data measures of child health and well-being, sorted by topic, region, or demographic group. Data are available for every county, city, school district, and legislative district in California, and many measures include national comparisons. Kidsdata.org has compiled a...
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Local and national LGBTQ resources

Bonnie Berman ·
Please see the attachment for a list of local and national resources provided by the Sacramento LGBT Community Center. If you have questions or would like more information about the Sacramento LGBT Community Center, please contact Rachel Henry ( Rachel.henry@saccenter.org or 916.442.0185 x 115). You can also talk to Rachel about presentations for organizations on LGBTQ issues.
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Tip sheets on supporting children with an incarcerated parent

Bonnie Berman ·
Two new tip sheets produced by the National Child Abuse and Neglect Technical Assistance and Strategic Dissemination Center in cooperation with the National Resource Center for Children and Families of the Incarcerated provide strategies for maintaining the bond between children and an incarcerated parent. Supporting Relationships Between Children and Their Incarcerated Parents Children who experience the incarceration of a parent, may experience trauma comparable to the loss of a parent...
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WEBINAR: Understanding and Working Effectively with Grandparents on 10/16

Bonnie Berman ·
9:30-10:30am PST on Wednesday, October 16 Across the country, grandparents are caring for their grandchildren in increasing numbers. Family Resource Centers, which work with families in a multigenerational approach, have developed intentional programming to ensure that these grandparents are supported and strengthened. This webinar from National Family Support Network will present new research findings about grandparents in the U.S. from ZERO TO THREE, highlight work with grandparents from...
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How to Report Suspected Child Maltreatment

Bonnie Berman ·
There are ways you can help if you suspect or know that a child is being abused or neglected. If you or someone else is in immediate and serious danger, you should call 911. National and local resources are available to provide assistance and information about reporting suspected maltreatment. For more information, please visit this link from Child Welfare Information Gateway. https://www.childwelfare.gov/topics/responding/reporting/how/?utm_medium=email&utm_source=govdelivery
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RESOURCE: October is Safe Sleep Month

Bonnie Berman ·
Did you know that each year about 4,000 infants die during sleep time from SIDS, accidental suffocation or other causes? The OCAP is raising awareness in October for Safe Sleep Month! Learning about safe sleep isn’t just important for parents, but for all caregivers. For more information and free resources to share with your community, visit: https://safetosleep.nichd.nih. gov/ .
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New Hotline Available to Help California's Most Vulnerable During Power Shutoffs

Bonnie Berman ·
The State of California, Health and Human Services Agency has established a non-emergency hotline to help medically vulnerable Californians and health and community care facilities find resources in their communities during power shutoffs. Please see the Word attachment for more information.
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