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Seniors decry age bias, say they feel devalued when interacting with health care providers [CNN.com]

Joanne Whitney, 84, a retired associate clinical professor of pharmacy at the University of California-San Francisco, often feels devalued when interacting with health care providers. There was the time several years ago when she told an emergency room doctor that the antibiotic he wanted to prescribe wouldn't counteract the kind of urinary tract infection she had. He wouldn't listen, even when she mentioned her professional credentials. She asked to see someone else, to no avail. "I was...

Join us October 27, 2021 for the inaugural event in our Trauma-Informed Criminal Justice System series, “The Relationship between PACEs and the Criminal Justice System”

Please join us for a new series entitled: Trauma-Informed Criminal Justice. This monthly series will feature conversations facilitated by Porter Jennings-McGarity, PACEs Connection Midwest and Tennessee community facilitator and criminal justice consultant, with special guests to discuss the need for trauma-informed criminal justice system reform. Using a PACEs-science lens, this series will examine the relationship between trauma and the criminal justice system, what needs changing, and...

Case Study: California's ACEs Aware Initiative [nga.org]

By National Governors Association, October 18, 2021 Executive Summary Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can have a significant impact on health and well-being, that can continue into adulthood. Interest in preventing and addressing the consequences of ACEs, including toxic stress, has grown across sectors and is shaping policy discussions among state and local leaders who are eager to support effective prevention, detection and intervention strategies. COVID-19 has brought additional...

The climate disaster IS HERE. [theguardian.com]

By Oliver Milman, Andrew Witherspoon, Rita Lu, and Alvin Chang, The Guardian, October 14, 2021 T he enormous, unprecedented pain and turmoil caused by the climate crisis is often discussed alongside what can seem like surprisingly small temperature increases – 1.5C or 2C hotter than it was in the era just before the car replaced the horse and cart. These temperature thresholds will again be the focus of upcoming UN climate talks at the COP26 summit in Scotland as countries variously dawdle...

The Staggering Number of Kids Who Have Lost a Parent to COVID-19 [theatlantic.com]

By Joe Pinsker, The Atlantic, October 16, 2021 Throughout the pandemic, media outlets and online dashboards have provided constant updates on the number of people who have died from COVID-19. Far less prominent—but just as striking—are the tallies of those left behind. According to an estimate published recently in the journal Pediatrics , at least 140,000 American children had lost a parent or caregiver because of the coronavirus by the end of June—meaning that one of roughly every 500...

Tomorrow! Education Upended: Talking Out of Turn- Reframing Mental Health: Moving from a disease to wellness

Please join us for our new series Education Upended: Talking Out of Turn . This monthly series will feature a conversation facilitated by Lara Kain, PACEsConnection Education Consultant , with special guests on education related current events and hot topics. We will use a trauma-informed and PACEs science aware lens to examine what is going on K-12 education, what needs changing, and strategies being used in the field to disrupt harmful policies and make positive changes in the system.

Ask the Community

Participant Recruitment Letter School Counselors’ Experiences with Compassion Fatigue When Working With Students Reporting ACEs Hello, my name is Kelly Bird. I am a doctoral candidate at Capella University in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. I am conducting research on compassion fatigue among urban school counselors who work with children with Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). This research is part of my doctoral education program. This research study has been certified by...Read More...
The American Rescue Plan Act total of about $1.9 trillion included $350 billion in funding to states, metropolitan cities, non entitlement units of local government, territories, tribal governments, and counties to mitigate the fiscal effects stemming from COVID-19. Since the funding was announced in March, the Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) and PACEs Connection have continued to offer what we hope is helpful information, and to look for success stories of states,...Read More...
Last Reply By Carey Sipp (PACEs Connection Staff) · First Unread Post

CP Children looking for Help

Sajjad Ahmed
CP is caused by abnormal development of the brain or damage to the developing brain that affects a child's ability to control his or her muscles. There are several possible causes of the abnormal development or damage. People used to think that CP was mainly caused by lack of oxygen during the birth process. I am a member of PACEs and I would like to raise my voice for the better life of Children's. Parents of Abdul Hadi Age 8 years, Burhan 5 years and Abdullah 3 years contact the Children...Read More...

Creating a Resilient Housing

Katy Sprout
My name is Katy Sprout and I am new to this group and blogging. Feel free to give me feedback if I am not in union with the ideology here. I want to know if anyone is interested in starting an Ace's Science group here in Seattle...and to discuss if a Resilient housing community and therapeutic center of excellence for addiction. So I can ask if a grassroots program of this nature is needed here in Seattle? Your thoughts? Katy SproutRead More...
Last Reply By Karen Clemmer (PACEs Connection Staff) · First Unread Post
Please share! (Posting for CRI) The Community Resilience Initative (CRI) is launching a new project called Neuro-Leadership Academy . The project brings the focus of trauma and resilience to the workplace. We are seeking a marketing contractor to help design a campaign. We are looking for someone with marketing skills and knowledge of trauma and resilience. If you or someone you know is interested, contact me at rick@criresilient.org R ICK G RIFFIN | he.him.his Director of Training and...Read More...
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