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Alliance for Children's Rights will be hosting a webinar on Trauma Informed Education this Thursday, March 17th.

Julie Langston ·
Guest speaker for this webinar is Dr. Catherine Deridder ! Dr. Deridder is a Child Abuse Pediatrician with the Violence Intervention Program at the Los Angeles County-University of Southern California Medical Center. She is also Assistant Professor of Clinical Pediatrics at the USC Keck School of Medicine. Dr. Deridder is an expert in the area of trauma and she will be sharing with us how trauma negatively affects children. ...
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Tabling Opportunity at Yolo Child Development Conf; STEAM: Tools for Success

Bonnie Berman ·
Children's Home Society of California presents the 2018 Yolo Child Development Conference: Science, Technology, Engineering, Arts and Math (STEAM) Tools for Success held from 8:30am-4:00pm on April 7, 2018 at the Woodland Community and Senior center. The conference is open to all providers and parents at no cost. Call the office at (530) 723-5225 and speak with Ann Panzica to arrange tabling at the event. To register and to learn more about the presenters and workshops, please visit:...
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Early childhood educators learn new ways to spot trauma triggers, build resilience in preschoolers

A hug may be comforting to many children, but for a child who has experienced trauma it may not feel safe. That’s an example used by Julie Kurtz, co-director of trauma informed practices in early childhood education at the WestEd Center for Child & Family Studies (CCFS), as she begins a trauma training session. Her audience, preschool teachers and staff of the San Francisco-based Wu Yee Children’s Services at San Francisco’s Women’s Building, listen attentively.
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Events and Workshops for parents and child care providers by Children's Home Society of CA

Bonnie Berman ·
Choose from 4 workshops offered April - June including a Provider World Cafe on self-care! You can access more information at www.chs-ca.org . Please register for each event online at www.chs-ca.org, or by calling (530) 723-5226, Monday through Friday, between 9:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Registration opens the 15th of the month prior to the event. All events are free, have limited space available, and are subject to change. See the attachment for details about each workshop. Por favor regístrese...
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FREE workshop: Calming the Tantrum- Five Love Languages of Children

Bonnie Berman ·
Hosted by Life Compass Coaching & Counseling and Kristina Boswell, Registered Associate MFT Date: Thursday, May 31 Time: 7:30pm - 8:15pm Location: 105 E Street, Ste 2E Davis, CA Calming the tantrum- five love languages of children and how to incorporate them in your parenting. Sometimes calming a tantrum starts with nurturing children in a way they can absorb as much love as possible. Therefore, when adversity strikes; at school, home, in the car, at the park etc. the list can be...
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New date for Yolo Family Strengthening Network meeting

Bonnie Berman ·
Please save the NEW date for our May YFSN meeting: May 29 . Meeting time 9:30-11:00am at Yolo County HHSA; Community Room-Gonzales Building; 25 N. Cottonwood St.; Woodland The Yolo Family Strengthening Network (YFSN) is a group of Yolo County family-serving organizations and agencies dedicated to strengthening families and reducing child abuse and neglect. PURPOSE The YFSN supports family-serving organizations in their efforts to strengthen families and prevent child abuse and neglect by:...
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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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Weathering the Storms: A Guide to Healthy Expressions of Emotions for Parents and Children from YCCA

Natalie Audage ·
Yolo County Children’s Alliance is excited to share Weathering the Storms: A Guide to Healthy Expressions of Emotions for Parents and Children. This resource for parents and caregivers, which we are launching during Child Abuse Prevention Month, discusses how to identify emotions, the importance of empathy, and how to prevent and weather emotional storms. The guide is available in English, Spanish, and Russian at www.yolokids.org/weathering-storms-guide-healthy-expressions-emotions . The...
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Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Program (WIOA) enrollment

Natalie Audage ·
Yolo County Children's Alliance (YCCA) is currently working to enroll people in our Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act Program (WIOA). YCCA is providing this program for Davis, West Sacramento, and Clarksburg residents, but we can refer anyone else in Yolo County to Rise, Inc. in Woodland. Our goal is to enroll 12 Out of School Youth (OSY) by the end of the month and we are working hard to find them, but we could use some help! If you know anyone that fits the eligibility requirements...
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Yolo County Children's Alliance Workplace-Employee Program

Bonnie Berman ·
For more info call WIOA Program Coordinator Erin McEwen at (530) 902-9288
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“Aloha Yolo!” YCCA Annual Spring Fundraiser

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Re: Alliance for Children's Rights will be hosting a webinar on Trauma Informed Education this Thursday, March 17th.

To register for the webinar go here: https://attendee.gotowebinar.c.../5909722537973737986
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Re: New date for Yolo Family Strengthening Network meeting

Carolyn Curtis ·
Where is this meeting and what time? Carolyn
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A Parent's Message Certification Training

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Position Open! BRIDGE program specialist

Bonnie Berman ·
Children's Home Society of California is seeking a program specialist. Please see the attached job description.
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Job Announcement: YCCA seeking Child Abuse Prevention Program Director

Natalie Audage ·
Yolo County Children's Alliance (YCCA) is hiring a Child Abuse Prevention Program Director: https://www.yolokids.org/post/job-announcement-program-director-child-abuse-prevention-programs Please share with anyone who you think might be interested. Thank you!
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MOSAIC Children's Museum's annual fundraiser!

Bonnie Berman ·
MOSAIC Children's Museum's annual fund raiser is this Saturday. This year we are hosting a Wine Grab from 5:00 to 8:00 pm at the Lawley Ranch, 40298 Best Ranch Road, Woodland on Saturday, September 29th. This should be a beautiful fall evening in the country. Tickets are $30 each in advance and $40 at the door. Your ticket entitles you to choose a bottle of wine to take home with you! Read below for more details on this evening of wine and food and entertainment. There will be wine tasting,...
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Yoga for Children - starts next week

Julie Langston ·
There are still a few slots remaining for children 4-10 years of age to participate in a 6 week yoga & art program designed especially for them! The classes are Wednesdays, September 14th - October 19th from 3:00 to 4:00pm at Akasha in Davis. The details can be found here: https://clients.mindbody online.com/classic/home?studio id=9553 .
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CYW releases "Children Can Thrive: A Vision for California's Response to ACEs"

The  Center for Youth Wellness  released a new report “Children Can Thrive: A Vision for California’s Response to ACEs”.     This report is a follow up to last November’s Children Can Thrive Summit.  ...
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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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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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Ritual Abuse and Mind Control: History and Scope

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Training for families of children who have emotional challenges

Bonnie Berman ·
Educate, Equip and Support: Building Hope; A training for parents, grandparents and resource family members of children who have emotional challenges. . . This evidence-based parent training provides education on common emotional disturbances in children; Equips parents to work with Child Welfare, Probation, and Court systems; Empowers parents to be successful advocates navigating the Special Education (IEP) process on behalf of their child; Offers strategies for parenting, self-care and...
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Film screening: California's Forgotten Children documentary

Bonnie Berman ·
THIS IS A FILM SCREENING EVENT January 15, 2019 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m . Yolo County Office of Education 1280 Santa Anita Court Woodland, CA 95695 This event is FREE and open to educators, those who work with at-risk youth, and community members who wish to learn more about child sexual exploitation. Following the film, we will have a panel of experts To register please contact: Jennifer Davis at (530) 666-8372 or Jennifer.davis2@yolocounty.org Sponsored by the Yolo County District Attorney's...
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January is Human Trafficking Awareness Month

Bonnie Berman ·
Please see Empower Yolo's January article in the Davis Enterprise on Human Trafficking Awareness Month at: www.davisenterprise.com/ 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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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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Tip Sheet: Help Kids Identify and Report Child Abuse and Neglect

Bonnie Berman ·
New Kid-Friendly Tip Sheet Now Available from Child Welfare Information Gateway Many children and youth may not know what to do if they or a friend are being abused or neglected. This new tip sheet< https://lists.icfwebserv ices.com/t/420738/3948237/ 44276/2/ > helps kids recognize and respond to the signs of child abuse and neglect. How You Can Help Someone Who Is Being Abused or Neglected< https://lists.icfweb services.com/t/420738/3948237/ 44276/4/ > provides age-appropriate...
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2019 Child Development Conference

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Ann Panzica ·
Thank you!!!! ☺ Ann Panzica Program Manager Children’s Home Society of California 1100 Main Street, Suite 120 Woodland, CA 95695 (530) 723-5226 Fax: (530) 723-5223 [CHS Logo+URL and BBT logo sig_1]
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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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Warmline Family Resource Center (Davis event on 3/9)

Bonnie Berman ·
WarmLine provides free support, training and consultation to families of children with disabilities birth to age 26 in 26 counties of Northern California. Warmline can help parents learn what their rights are, brainstorm options and help find appropriate resources. Attached are WarmLine's activity calendars for February and March in both English and Spanish. Please note that the Music to Grow on Event is at the Yolo County Library in Davis on March 9. The February 2018 e-newsletters will be...
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WEBINAR: Preventing Child Neglect by Building Protective Factors on 2/14

Bonnie Berman ·
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...
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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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Mardi Gras Fundraiser for Yolo County Children's Alliance.

Bonnie Berman ·
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...
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Activity Calendars for Child Abuse Prevention (CAP) Month

Bonnie Berman ·
The Children's Bureau has created activity calendars that parents, programs, and community partners can use to participate in National Child Abuse Prevention Month in April. Discover ways to plan and engage with families through events related to the protective factors into Child Abuse Prevention Month activities. Calendars are available in English and Spanish. https://www.childwelfare.gov/t opics/preventing/preventionmon th/spread-the-word/activity-calendars/ Other resources for National...
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Resource: Guide for Early Childhood Development

Bonnie Berman ·
Healthy development in the early years of life provides the building blocks for lifelong health, educational achievement, and responsible citizenship. What can we do during this incredibly important period to ensure that children have a strong foundation for future development? This guide explains how children develop in their earliest years, why that time period is so important, and the practical ways we can support early childhood development (ECD) and improve outcomes for children and...
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Nurturing Children During Times of Stress: A Guide to Help Children Bloom by Yolo CAPC and YCCA

Natalie Audage ·
The Yolo County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC) and Yolo County Children’s Alliance (YCCA) are excited to share Nurturing Children During Times of Stress: A Guide to Help Children Bloom. This guide for parents and caregivers, which we are launching during Child Abuse Prevention Month, contains tips and resources that parents and caregivers can use to promote resilience in their children and themselves. Nurturing Children During Times of Stress explains the effects of intense stress or...
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HHSA Psychotherapy Groups for parents & children 0-2 yrs old

Bonnie Berman ·
Attached please find the updated version of the I Need My Person flyer (psychotherapy group for parents and children 0-2). This is offered by Yolo County HHSA, Child, Youth and Family Branch. Please share the attached flyer with families who you think might benefit. Parents do not need Medi-cal to attend these groups. Registration information is included on the flyer.
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Film screening of California's Forgotten Children on 4/16

Bonnie Berman ·
California's Forgotten Children will be shown in Woodland on April 16th. This event is FREE and open to educators, those who work with at-risk youth, parents, youth serving organizations, and community members who wish to learn more about child sex trafficking. Following the film, we will have a panel of experts. Please see the attached flyer for more information. April 16, 2019 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Woodland Community College - Room 101 2300 East Gibson Rd. Woodland, CA 95695
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UC Davis Foster Care Awareness Month

Valeri Garcia ·
UC Davis Foster Care Awareness Month is a time to celebrate the achievements of our current and former foster youth students at UC Davis, as well as provide education and awareness of the challenges children face before, during, and after foster care. These activities are hosted by the Guardian Scholars Program and open to all campus communities. To view all the events, go to: https://opportunity.ucdavis.edu/foster-care-awareness-month If you have any questions about these events, contact...
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Back to School Health Fair!

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County Children’s Alliance is excited to announce our annual Back to School Health Fair! DATE: Thursday, August 1st, 2019 LOCATION: Family Resource Center, 637 Todhunter Ave, West Sacramento TIME : 4:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m. We’d love for you to join us! The focus of the event is to provide West Sacramento youth with school supplies and to equip families with valuable local resources. Youth grades K-12 will be receiving backpacks and there will be a bike raffle! Your participation will help...
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Free lunch at the West Sac Library: 6/17-8/9

Bonnie Berman ·
Children 18 and under can get free lunches this summer at the Arthur F. Turner Community Library in West Sacramento. Lunch will be served from 12:00 to 1:30 p.m., followed by fun and educational activities. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
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NY Times article on talking to children about their bodies

Bonnie Berman ·
Give Your Child the Tools to Recognize Sexual Abuse: Talk to kids about their bodies and empower them to speak out. https://parenting.nytimes.com/ childrens-health/prevent- child-sexual-abuse
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RESOURCE: How to Help Families Prepare for Immigration and Customs Enforcement Raids

Bonnie Berman ·
In the face of potential immigration raids, families, providers, and communities must be prepared to support children and families who may be affected. The Center for Law and Social Policy recently compiled a list of resources for stakeholders and providers who want to keep their programs safe and trusted spaces for the families they serve. https://www.clasp.org/immigration-raid-resources
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West Sac Back to School Health Fair - Aug 1st

Bonnie Berman ·
If you have West Sacramento clients, please share the attached flyer about the YCCA Back to School Health Fair on 8/1 from 4-7pm at the YCCA Family Resource Center. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
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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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