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The First 5 Association Trauma Informed Collaborative aims to build awareness, share information, and knowledge about best practices to improve the ability of First 5 commissions to integrate Trauma Informed Care into our work across the state of California.
We work collectively to educate our community about ACEs, resilience, and trauma-informed care. We exchange ideas, share opportunities and foster connections to transform lives through practical and community-centered solutions.
Iowa ACEs Action connects individuals and communities across Iowa who are reducing adverse childhood experiences and the impact of toxic stress. This collaborative online community serves as the venue for sharing resources and best practices, and for launching discussion and open communication across all regions of our state.
We share information and exchange ideas related to adverse childhood experiences, trauma and resilience that lead to practical and community-centered solutions in Minnesota.
If you're doing ACEs histories, please do a short blog post or contact one of the community managers so that we can do so for you.
Santa Clara County ACEs (SCCA) Initiative partners educate the community on the impact of ACEs. Our goal is to integrate trauma-informed and resilience-building practices into work, family, community and individual lives to transform our county to one of hope, healing and resilience for everyone.
The California Essentials for Childhood Initiative uses a public health and collective impact approach to align and enhance collaborative efforts to promote safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for children, youth and families through systems, policy and social norms change.
Restorative Integral Support (RIS) is “whole life” recovery for people who face challenges of all kinds. RIS assesses an individual's needs and provides guidance for facilitating recovery. As a comprehensive, “whole person” approach to recovery from trauma, RIS includes powerful somatic therapies and other research-informed interventions.
Inspired by the science surrounding brain development, the importance of early experiences, impacts of toxic stress and the potential of human resilience, we endeavor to strengthen families and improve outcomes for children through building a trauma-informed Ventura County.
Join us as we explore the intersection of ACEs Science and Nursing Science, with a lens on the unique needs of nurses as they integrate ACEs Science into their nursing practices and reflect on their own lived experiences as related to childhood trauma: their own, their patients', their communities.
The purpose of this group is to connect people and organizations in Ohio who are working to address issues related to trauma and ACEs
A group of University of Florida students, instructors, researchers and community members dedicated to addressing ACEs and promoting evidence-based trauma-informed interventions that build resilience. Students taking our public health courses will display summaries of their assignments that aim to address ACEs and trauma.
Community members, advocates, and professionals who share the goals to reduce trauma and build resilience in Alaska share information and exchange ideas related to adversity, trauma and resilience that lead to practical and community-centered solutions. By trauma, we are referring to childhood and developmental trauma, intergenerational trauma, and historic and ongoing systemic trauma.
A platform for students, academic professionals and university community partners to collaborate across departments to raise awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), integrate trauma informed practices and policies throughout campus, and build a resilient San Diego State University.
The Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative is a broad range of multi-sectoral stakeholders committed to expanding the understanding of trauma and ACEs and their impact on the health and well-being of Illinois children, families, communities, and systems. Through advocacy and mobilization efforts, we work to put the issues of ACEs, trauma, and resilience on the forefront of health equity in Illinois.
A platform for youth leaders, community members, and professionals to collaborate across sectors in a movement to prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), heal from trauma, and build resilience in City Heights.
Regionally, our goal is to inform and educate the North Coast communities to recognize and respond to the impact of traumatic stress on children and families such that in collaboration, we act with all those who are involved with the child, to facilitate and support the recovery and resiliency of the child, the family, and ultimately, each community.
A group bringing together professionals, community members, and advocates who share a passion to reduce trauma and build resiliency in Alameda County. Please use this group as a forum to share information, exchange ideas and host dialogue that lead to practical and community centered solutions.
Peace4theBigBend creates a resilient and thriving community in an eight-county region by providing education, resources, support and advocacy for people, organizations and communities that struggle with trauma and loss.
The Washington County ACEs Initiative is a multi-sector collaborative of partners who are interested in helping educate the community on the impact of ACEs. We raise awareness of ACEs, resiliency and trauma-informed approaches to services.
Massachusetts Essentials for Childhood promotes safe, stable, nurturing, environments and relationships for the communities in which we live, learn, and work. By establishing robust public private partnerships, we promote social connection and foster collective responsibility for the wellness of families, so that regardless of race or socio-economic status, all children can thrive.
A hub for sharing information about HOPE and working together to build strategies, programs and tools based on the HOPE positive experiences framework. as part of a strength-based framework to address adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).
Our mission is to prevent and heal adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) by promoting ideas, policies, and practices that increase awareness, compassion, and resilience in El Dorado County. Our vision is that everyone thrives in a safe, supportive, and nurturing environment.
The HEARTS Initiative is a cross-sector collaborative uniting to prevent and reduce adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and childhood trauma in the New York State Capital Region and its surrounding areas. Strengthened by the combined resources of our partner agencies, we apply the Restorative Integral Support (RIS) model to inform policies, transform programs, and advance practice."
An online platform to foster communication and collaboration across communities and sectors in Texas with the goal of promoting ideas, policies and practices that reduce and prevent childhood adversity, build resilience in individuals and families, and help those affected by trauma to heal and thrive.
The Finger Lakes ACEs Connection promotes a collaborative approach to raise awareness of adverse childhood experiences and drive sustainable systems change to impact community resiliency.
We support safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for children, youth and families by promoting change in organizations, systems, policies and social norms across the state.
A collaborative of UC Davis and UC Davis Health community members addressing trauma and building resilience across the lifespan
This group seeks to: 1) Understand what we do, what we do well, and call upon each other to collaborate. 2) Create a healing space for folks to work together across sectors. 3) Create a structured way to lift up each other’s work, align resources, and prevent fragmentation. 4) Use technology to communicate differently and stop traumatizing already traumatized systems.
We are working to increase awareness about ACEs in Western North Carolina in order to change systems to be trauma-informed and to build community resilience.
The mission of ACE Nashville is to prevent and mitigate the lifelong impact of childhood adversity to improve the safety, health and prosperity of our community. Our vision is for Nashville, and Tennessee, to be a safe, stable, and nurturing community for all.
"Learn4Life" is a network of non-profits and charter schools working together offering a free high school diploma program based on personalized learning programs for each student supported by critical partnerships.
A forum to inform and connect individuals and communities working to promote safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments and prevent and mitigate ACEs in North Carolina.
We aim to raise awareness about the prevalence of ACEs in our community; increase trauma sensitive practices and policies; foster inter-agency collaboration to better serve residents; and improve practices at the direct service level. Our goal is to reduce barriers to high quality clinical, educational, health, and support services for residents who have experienced trauma and mental health needs
A platform for community members, professionals and leaders to collaborate across sectors in a movement to prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), heal from trauma, and build resilience in Orange County.
This group explores issues related to adversity, trauma and resilience in the District of Columbia and surrounding areas. We are advocates, trauma survivors, concerned community members, and professionals who share information and develop practical solutions, to support the Washington, DC metro area to become trauma-informed, address sources of adversity, and promote health and resilience.
We are committed to moving our organizations and communities toward being trauma-informed.
We acknowledge and address life experiences due to hardship and trauma, and build resilience. We collaborate to serve our citizens and disseminate information to create a trauma-informed community.
The mission of the Delaware ACEs Action group is to advance trauma-informed initiatives in Delaware, including trauma-informed approaches in any and all settings where people are served.
The Newark Trauma Informed Community Network was established in partnership with Believe in a Healthy Newark and the Greater Newark Healthcare Coalition to bring together key partners and stakeholders who are providing trauma-related programs and services in Newark and begin exploring a vision and plan of action for deepening our work.
We are a collection of institutions, school districts, community based organizations and businesses that have a common desire to make our communities trauma informed for the purpose of building resilience in our youth, families, neighborhoods and county.
Elevate Montana is a movement dedicated to elevating the well-being and futures of our children through awareness and actions based on ACEs and trauma-informed approaches to build resilience in children and families."
We have come together to understand and to raise awareness about the impact that adverse childhood experiences have on our children, our friends and neighbors, and our community.
Benchmarks’ Center for Quality Integration redesigns the local child welfare/behavioral health system, changing the way child welfare, Medicaid Managed Care Organizations, local providers, and the wider community understand the need for accessible, appropriate mental health services for children, youth and families who have experienced potentially traumatic events.
A hub for all things related to adverse childhood experiences and trauma in Ireland.
Support the advancement of children's basic human right to be free from all forms of violence in schools and the home (including corporal punishment, spanking, or other forms of violence).
Kankakee Iroquois Cares is a volunteer-driven coalition whose mission is to build a trauma-informed community through raising awareness about the prevalence of trauma and the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), eliminating the stigma of shame, fostering inter-agency collaboration, and expanding learning opportunities about trauma-informed services to build resilience and heal trauma.
Vision: Reduce the incidence of child trauma and mental illness in children and youths. Mission: Engage children and families to promote health, prevent disease and build resilience by using schools and health settings as buffers against toxic stress in a trauma-sensitive manner where children/youths feel safe, welcomed and supported to address trauma impact on development, learning and behavior
We can stop the intergenerational transmission of toxic stress and build a thriving community of happy, healthy, resilient families when we focus on empowering parents, caregivers and organizations that support families. This is a site to identify community assets, educate one another, share our experiences, co-create initiatives, and take action!
Trauma Informed Hampshire County is a newly formed group of individuals and organizations across multiple sectors all committed to educating, promoting policy changes and providing the necessary resources to the people of Hampshire County towards building resilient and trauma-informed communities.
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