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Youth Empowerment Summit (Y.E.S) 2018

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#1 Discharge Diagnosis in CA - Mental Health

Originally posted by Wendie Skala from Sacramento ACEs Connection Group - I will be looking at Yolo data and let you know what i find! (Gail Kennedy)   According to kidsdata.org, developed by Lucille Packard Hospital, the number one...
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12th annual human trafficking conference

Bonnie Berman ·
Hosted by My Sister's House, the conference; "Human Trafficking in Businesses" will be on January 17, 2020 at California State University, Sacramento. This conference is open to law enforcement, victim advocates, services providers, educators, community leaders, and concerned citizens. Registration is now available and I encourage everyone to register and attend! General registration: $45 Student Registration: $20 Register Here: https://humantraffickinginbusinesses.bpt.me Early registration...
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2018 "4CA" California Policymaker ACEs Education Day

The second annual 4CA Policymaker Education Day on May 22, brought together 75 community members across California to visit 81 legislators or their staff members and educate them about ACEs, trauma and resilience.
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2018 Policymaker Education Day on Childhood Adversity - REGISTER NOW!

Afomeia Tesfai ·
The California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity (4CA) invites you to participate in our 2018 Policymaker Education Day on Childhood Adversity. Last year, we had over 100 4CA representatives who participated in the day-long event. Policymaker Education Day is an opportunity to come together as advocates to educate policymakers about childhood adversity, the long-term consequences of childhood adversity on communities, and garner support for 4CA endorsed legislation. Please register...
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3 nonprofit mental health agencies aided by Dignity Health [Woodland Daily Democrat]

Published originally in the Woodland Daily Democrat on March 3, 1016. Dignity Health Woodland Memorial Hospital has awarded a $67,000 community grant to a collaborative proposal that will address the mental health needs in Yolo County. The proposal brings together Yolo County nonprofits Suicide Prevention of Yolo County, Yolo Community Care Continuum (Safe Harbor) and Yolo Family Service Agency to address the gap that exists within the community for short-term crisis residential and...
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4CA POLICYMAKER EDUCATION DAY JULY 11, 2017 - REGISTER BY JUNE 1 - Link Below.

Join 4CA in Sacramento on July 11 for Policymaker Education Day on Childhood Adversity! Our lawmakers need to hear from you about how childhood adversity affects your community and what they can do to help. Join with allies from across California to engage your elected officials on this important issue. (Bonus! lunchtime pep talk by Senator Holly Mitchell!) Who: 4CA Policymaker Education Day is designed for California residents who care about preventing and mitigating the effects of...
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500+ people in Yolo County moved by "Paper Tigers"

  Just as the screening of Paper Tigers ended on the night of Oct. 7, 2015, the 400-plus people who nearly filled Brunelle Hall at Davis High School burst into a sustained applause. Many had tears streaming down their faces -- tears of...
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8th Annual Water Cooler Conference - Stronger Together: Transforming Opportunity for Every Child

On February 22-23, 2016, our friends at Advancement Project will be hosting the 8th Annual Water Cooler Conference at the Sheraton Grand Sacramento Hotel. Don't miss out on this chance to hear keynote speakers Paul Tough, author of How Children Succeed: Grit Curiosity, and the Hidden Power of Character ; David B. Grusky, the Director of Stanfords Center on Poverty and Inequity; and Dr. Patricia K. Kuhl, the Co-Director of the UW Institute for Learning & Brain Sciences. Panelists...
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ACEs gets a day at the (Sacramento) Capitol!

No matter where you are, be sure to follow the events of the day on twitter: Follow @acestoohigh and #4CAKidsDay17 to get live updates all day.
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ACEs gets a day at the (Sacramento) Capitol!

No matter where you are, be sure to follow the events of the day on twitter: Follow @acestoohigh and #4CAKidsDay17 to get live updates all day.
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ACEs is gathering crowds

This was posted by Jane Stevens last night. Read about Yolo Co efforts which are featured prominently in her story!   Last Thursday, on opposite sides of the country, two groundbreaking projects launched. In Philadelphia, 14 communities were...
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Capital Learning Convening: Engaging the Youth on 4/7

Bonnie Berman ·
DATE: Tuesday, April 7, 2020 TIME: 9:30 am - 1:00 pm in Sacramento Youth involvement can benefit organizations and their programs as well as the youth themselves. Programs that are developed in partnership with youth are more likely to be effective at engaging the population and, therefore, to have a greater impact. The Learning Community will discuss types of youth participation, successful youth engagement programs, and tips and tools to effectively engaged youth. ...
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Changing Minds and Creating Trauma-Informed Communities Convenings - South and North

Last week, on two separate days in Los Angeles and in San Francisco, about 150 people (total) convened to listen and brainstorm about creating trauma-informed communities. Futures Without Violence, which is rolling out its Changing Minds campaign later this year, hosted both events.  Some very interesting and important themes emerged from the two days: Residents with lived experiences should participate in the decision-making bodies of service providers and vested...
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Child Poverty Research, Public Policy and the Road Ahead

What We Have Learned and Where Should We Go Next? Tuesday, February 28, 2017 - 8:00am - 12:00pm UC Center Sacramento 1130 K Street, Suite LL22 Sacramento, CA 95814 Child poverty continues to be a major challenge for the United States and California. The UC Davis Center for Poverty Research and UC Center Sacramento will bring together researchers, policymakers, and practitioners together for a workshop “Child Poverty Research, Public Policy and the Road Ahead: What We Have Learned and Where...
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CLIENT AND VOLUNTEER OPPORTUNITY: Free Health Clinic in Sacramento in October

Bonnie Berman ·
California CareForce provides completely free medical, vision, and dental care to anyone who shows up, regardless of income, employment, age, family size, or immigration status. They do not require insurance or ID to serve patients and all services are provided at absolutely no cost to the patients. This event will be held on October 25th and 26th in Sacramento at the Cal Expo . You can learn more information at https://www.californiacareforce.org/patients/sacramento/ Feel free to let your...
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CLIENT RESOURCE: Creating Links to Resources and Opportunities (CREO) at CommuniCare

Bonnie Berman ·
The Creating Links to Resources and Opportunities (CREO) program provides outreach and health engagement services to Latino/Hispanic individuals and families residing in Yolo County. Their services cover primary care, mental health, case management, advocacy, and educational talks. Check out their attached brochures in English and Spanish for more information, and please feel free to share with your clients!
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Coffee Chat for Post Adoption Families by Lilliput Families

Bonnie Berman ·
Please see the attachment for more information about this group that meets the 3 rd Tuesday of the month in West Sacramento.
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COMMUNICARE BEHAVIORAL HEALTH SERVICES are still available!

Bonnie Berman ·
All Counseling, Medication Assisted Treatment, and Substance Use Disorder Treatment services are still available, and we are accepting new referrals. In order to support staff and patient safety, we have implemented telehealth options and those services continuing in our clinics will abide by all the recommended precautions intended to reduce exposure risk to COVID-19. While all the Behavioral Health services we are known for continue, we felt it was important to highlight a few: Substance...
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Community meeting: MHSA Empowerment and Education Session 2

Bonnie Berman ·
Please see the attached flyer for more information about the second Mental Health Services Act (MHSA) Empowerment and Education Series meeting on June 11th at 1pm at the Davis Branch Library . If you would like more information about MHSA, please see the attached “What is MHSA” and timeline documents. These Empowerment and Education meetings will lay a foundation of knowledge for stakeholders who want to participate in the community planning process that drives the next three year MHSA plan...
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Complimentary Lunch & Learn: The Pain Of Trauma, The Trauma Of Pain: The Opioid Crisis Is Not What You Think

Bonnie Berman ·
DATE: Friday, February 28, 2020 TIME : 11:30-12:00pm – Arrival & Sign-in 12:00pm-1:15pm – Lunch, Presentation and Q&A LOCATION : Piatti Sacramento 571 Pavilions Lane Sacramento, CA 95825 Hosted by : Priscilla Tran, Advanced Treatment Placement Specialist & The Sierra Tucson Group Presenter: Bennet Davis, MD – Director of Pain Recovery Program, Sierra Tucson This presentation will provide a neuroscience informed overview of what pain is, from nociceptive pain to neuropathic pain,...
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CONFERENCE: Safer California 2020 (unintentional injury prevention)

Bonnie Berman ·
Save the date for a Safer California 2020: A Conference to Promote Unintentional Injury Prevention for Children and Youth in Sacramento. WHEN and WHERE; November 17 and 18, 2020 in Sacramento, CA at the Double Tree Hotel. Please see the attached flyer for more information.
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Consulting Position at Strategies 2.0

Michael G Williams MSW ·
Are you ready to lead transformative change for children and families in California? Strategies 2.0, at the Child Abuse Prevention Center in Sacramento CA, is looking for a Senior Training and Technical Assistance Specialist who will help grow knowledge and networks for professionals working with families--through impactful consulting to collaborations and organizations, training to direct-service teams, and regional movement-building among family-building and community-building leaders.
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Convening about Building Community Resilience Toolkit

Bonnie Berman ·
Capital Learning Community Convening Creating common approaches to promote community and family healing through resiliency WHEN: Wednesday, October 31, 2018 TIME: 9:30am - 12:30pm, Check-in at 9:00 am Join online or in-person in Sacramento To register: http://strategiesca.org/servic es/learning-communities/ This convening will guide participants in working toward developing a common understanding of the regional needs and issues. We will introduce the newly developed Strategies 2.0 the...
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Couple highlights need for foster parents [DavisEnterprise.com]

  [Pictured in photo are (l to r) Lynne Shockey, her son Jacob, and Cherie Schroeder, director of foster and kinship care education at Woodland Community College, and a member of Yolo County ACEs Connection.]   WOODLAND — Lynne Shockey couldn’t tell you how many foster children she and her husband, Skip Evey, have opened their hearts and homes to over the past two decades.   There have been 10 to 15 just in the past couple of years alone — children...
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CREO Workshop on preventive health checkups in English and Spanish

Bonnie Berman ·
Lorraine Lunden will explain the importance of preventive health checkups on May 17 at the Salud (West Sacramento) and Hansen (Woodland) Clinics. Please see the attached document for more information (scroll down for English version).
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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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Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros

Bonnie Berman ·
Yolo County Library celebrates Día de los Niños/Día de los Libros in April! This event is celebrated at all 8 branches, and the attached flyer has all of the days/times listed. The Library is also doing a Library BINGO program for adults at all of our branches. Participants can pick up a BINGO card at any location and complete a row of activities for an entry into a grand prize drawing. There’s no limit to how many BINGO cards you can fill, but you can only participate at one location.
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African American Student Leadership Conference on 2/1/20-PLEASE RECRUIT STUDENTS!

Bonnie Berman ·
Please invite high school students to join the Yolo County African American Student Leadership Conference on February 1, 2020 at Sacramento City College. Please see the attached flyer for more information and to register. Message from Mariah Ernst-Collins of YCOE: I sit on the African American Leadership conference committee. Currently, there is approximately 55 youth registered, primarily from the Washington Unified School District. We would love to see the number of youth attendees...
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An amazing Town Hall Meeting focused on mental health, hosted by Senator Pan (Sacramento District 6)

As the flyer indicates, the panel introduced Senator Pan’s legislative agenda to develop a Children’s Bill of Rights, with the mission of creating a child-centered California. The issues raised by the attendees, some of whom were community members and parents, and others that represented a range of Sacramento’s public agencies and community based organizations, foregrounded mental health needs in policy advocacy.
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APA Sacramento Valley Speaker Series: Making Communities Stronger Through Housing Affordability – Focus on ADUs

Bonnie Berman ·
DATE: Friday, September 27 TIME: 8.30-10.30am LOCATION: West Sacramento Community Center 1075 West Capitol Ave, West Sacramento Accessory Dwelling Units (ADUs) are an innovative, affordable, and effective option for adding much-needed housing in California. How can communities encourage the development of ADUs? The American Institute of Architects California has developed a website to assist homeowners. Come learn about the new website, discuss real life challenges, and discover how local...
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April is Child Abuse Prevention Month - Calendar of Events

APRIL is National Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month . Please see the 2015 Calendar of events for Yolo County!    (to read in full view, see Clips Section).
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Article: It Starts with the Kids

Bonnie Berman ·
It Starts with the Kids by Tracy Fauver, Executive Director of Yolo County CASA Even in the very early grades, I noticed my kids had back to school radar. After all, there were a lot of clues. We always went shopping for new clothes to fit their rapidly growing bodies. Then there was the mail. Each day, as the school year was coming around, my girls would start to care ALOT about the mail. They knew class assignments were coming... and they wondered which teacher they would get, and which...
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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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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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Bad childhood experiences can make us unhealthy [Sacbee.com]

Vincent Felitti, a Kaiser Permanente physician in San Diego in the 1990s, had a radical idea. Instead of just asking patients about their symptoms, what would happen if doctors asked them about their childhoods? His hypothesis, built on a hunch informed by experience, was that childhood trauma was connected to poor health later in life. Felitti helped lead an exhaustive study of 17,000 patients that seemed to confirm his theory. That was in 1998. But for years Felitti’s study and his...
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Beyond Trauma: Building a Resilient Sacramento

Julie Langston ·
Please see the attached flyer for information on a workshop for those in education; teachers, staff and administrators, on Sat., Oct 17, from 9am - 3 pm. This workshop is in conjunction with the Paper Tigers documentary and will include presentations...
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Beyond Trauma: Building a Resilient Sacramento

Julie Langston ·
  Beyond Trauma: Building a Resilient Sacramento October 16-17, 2015 www.ResilientSac.org   Join us for two informative and inspirational days of workshops that will provide knowledge  and strategies on implementing trauma informed...
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Beyond Trauma: Building Resilience to ACEs (brochure)

Wish you had a fairly easy and short way to share all about ACEs? Wish it was in-depth enough to share with teachers, doctors, nurses and therapists but not so long or jargony it puts family and friends to sleep? Here's the perfect thing to share when you've been all up in the faces with ACEs and want to back up your words before, during or after. This brochure is comprehensive but not so long that it remains in the "I'll get to it later," pile. Please feel free to print, forward, download...
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BREASTFEEDING RESOURCES from WIC

Bonnie Berman ·
The WIC Program is working to serve all our clients. WIC staff is conducting appointments by phone. We want to ensure that all clients receive their benefits. For breastfeeding help they can call the Breastfeeding Warm Line at 1-800-663-8685 and leave a message. They can email me directly if have questions or need help. If you are interested in getting an extensive list of breastfeeding resources and links, please contact Lizeth Betancourt at lizeth.betancourt@ yolocounty.org .
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Briefs on ACEs in Children in selected CA communities

Attached are briefs on current ACEs in children in selected California cities, with comparison with state and county data.  They were prepared by the Data Resource Center for Child and Adolescent Health, a project of the Child and Adolescent...
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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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Building Engaging, Inclusive Organizations on 12/10 in Sacramento

Bonnie Berman ·
Capital Learning Community Convening: 10:00am-1:30pmon Tuesday December 10, 2019, in Sacramento and online. Engaging with communities builds leadership, transfers knowledge, and resources from community to organizations and vice versa. Different approaches are appropriate for each community, but meaningfully connecting with community will draw out deeper perspectives and voices from those who have a stake in the organization’s work and ultimately improve services and programs to those we...
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California Care Force offering free healthcare services!

Bonnie Berman ·
California Care Force will be at the Cal Expo September 21st to September 23rd. California Care Force provides free healthcare services with no insurance and no co-pays required. Please see the attached flyers and distribute them as you deem appropriate.
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California Protective Parents Association Spring conference, April 8 in Davis, CA

Connie Valentine ·
California Protective Parents Association (CPPA) is celebrating our 20 th Anniversary at a Spring conference. Domestic Violence and the Battle for Custody: Moving Towards Child Safety will take place on April 8, 2018 from 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm at the Brunelle Performing Arts Center, 315 West 14 th Street, Davis CA 95616. The program includes: Rachel Meyrick’s excellent documentary What Doesn’t Kill Me A panel discussion including Kathleen Russell from the Center for Judicial Excellence Retired...
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Call for Presentations / E-Poster Sessions: The Eighth Annual Evidence-Based Practices Symposium: Building Lives Beyond Trauma

Alicia Doktor ·
The California Institute for Behavioral Health Solutions (CIBHS) is pleased to invite you to submit a proposal for an oral presentation or an E-Poster Session at this year’s Evidence-Based Practices Symposium 2018: Building Lives Beyond Trauma . This year’s symposium will be held at the Holiday Inn Sacramento Downtown Arena, in Sacramento, California on Thursday, April 5 th – Friday, April 6 th , 2018. Our theme is, “Building Lives Beyond Trauma,” this is a theme that inspires hope that...
 
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