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April 2024

Encouraging Offline Hobbies and Coping Skills: Creative Alternatives to Screen Time for Children

Though technology can be helpful for children, too much screen time can be a problem for some families. However, it can be difficult to get your child to reduce their screen time to create more positive childhood experiences. One of the best ways to do this is to entice kids with more exciting opportunities. Provide your children with indoor and outdoor activities that interest and engage them. This fosters creative play, which in turn helps children develop coping skills that will serve...

Sunday with Gopal - Resolving attachment trauma (Life Counseling)

Next Sunday the zoom conference "Sunday with Gopal" will take place (for free). More information and Zoom-link: https://www.sundaywithgopal.com Everyone is invited who is interested in solving actual problems and who wants to understand what lies at the heart of all our problems and suffering. You are most welcome to attend this meeting. You will see how it is possible to deal with deep and unresolved attachment trauma that lead to all the problems we have in everyday life. For more...

Is "Bad Therapy" Harming Children?

Last month, Elon Musk endorsed “Bad Therapy,” a new book written by a reporter that places blame on mental health therapists and trauma-informed care as the cause of the children’s mental health crisis. The book proposes that children’s mental health professionals are taking advantage of their clients by intentionally keeping them in a therapy loop to make money. The author also posits that the trauma-informed movement is the catalyst of the children’s mental health crisis and is...

Utilizing Trauma Informed Care Principles to Enhance Care for Refugee and Migrant Populations

The National Collaborative on Trauma-Informed Health Care, Education and Research (TIHCER) presents: Utilizing Trauma Informed Care Principles to Enhance Care for Refugee and Migrant Populations Migrants at the U.S.-Mexican border suffer from some of the most insidious health crises imaginable. This year alone, hundreds have died or been seriously injured from heat-related injuries, wall-falls, drownings, and neglect. Thousands suffer mental health crises because of their experiences;...

Join the Growing Resilience - Informed on Trauma movement!

Overcoming Adversity is excited to announce the launch of the GRIT Growing Resilience - Informed on Trauma Podcast! Join me as I shine light on the challenges and successes of implementing fully trauma-informed schools. Don't miss the opportunity to lean in as I give a real-life account from my with years of experience working with kids from hard places in the education setting as an early childhood educator and school counselor. #TraumaInformedSchools can stop the education landslide. The...

Free Webinar: Relapse Prevention in Family Therapy

Trauma treatment is difficult even on our best day and relapse is normal. Without troubleshooting resources, we risk setting up our traumatized families for failure again and again. I hope you will join us at the Family Trauma Institute for this month's free webinar to learn how to sustain change in family systems. DATE: April 10, 2024 TIME: 12:00 PM to 1 :00 PM EDT FREE REGISTRATION: Click here. Register to watch live and receive the link to watch on-demand. Scott P. Sells, Ph.D., MSW,...

New resource for caregivers who have been incarcerated [positiveexperience.org/blog]

By Laura Gallant, 4/8/24, https://positiveexperience.org/blog/ This new Four Building Blocks of HOPE resource was developed in partnership with and tailored specifically for caregivers who have experienced or are still experiencing incarceration. In recognition of the unique challenges faced by this community, this fact sheet offers practical strategies on how to access the Four Building Blocks of HOPE for families impacted by incarceration. From fostering relationships to creating nurturing...

Resilience

Resilience is the art of giving thanks when less is more. It is seeing expectancy, when there seems like no end. It is simply staying true to what matters most; faith, respect, dignity, and persistence. Resilience is often displayed daily. Whether we have a small or large task to achieve. It’s the light at the end of the tunnel. What will allow one to have the greatest hope and resiliency in any situation is to remain grounded. Never forget the solid principles that allowed you to navigate...

Updated CalEITC Social Media Toolkit

It’s officially tax season and The Maternal, Child, and Adolescent Health (MCAH) Division at the California Department of Public Health developed a social media toolkit to increase awareness of the California Earned Income Tax Credits. These tax credits are an economic and public health intervention that are shown to significantly improve health outcomes in five years or less . Please share this information with community partners, participants, and anyone else who may benefit from this...

New Resource: Positive and Adverse Childhood Experiences (PACEs) Data Report: California Health Information Survey (CHIS), 2021

“Positive and Adverse Childhood Experiences (PACEs) Data Report: California Health Information Survey (CHIS), 2021.” is a new resource developed by the California Department of Public Health, Injury and Prevention Branch (CDPH/IVPB) and the California Department of Social Service, Office of Child Abuse Prevention’s (CDSS/OCAP) ’s , Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative and the All Children Thrive, California project. The purpose of this resource is to report statewide prevalence of ACEs,...

Recapping the 2024 Week of HOPE [positiveexperience.org/blog]

By Laura Gallant 4/1/24, https://positiveexperience.org/blog/ This year, the HOPE National Resource Center hosted its Annual Week of HOPE from March 18-22, 2024. During the Week of HOPE, we hosted events and shared new resources that honor and promote the widespread use of positive childhood experiences including: Anti-racism training and a new model The first-ever HOPE Awards ceremony, presented by Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Sneak preview of HOPE’s upcoming children’s book,...

WeHealUS 2024 May Mental Health & Trauma Awareness Campaign

Your organization can stlll sign up as a contributing partner for the #WeHealUS May Mental Health & Trauma Awareness campaign! All past and new partners can register on our website: https://www.wehealus.org/contributing-partner-sign-up Join us at our informational partner meetings where we discuss opportunities and collab with other networks! Our next meeting will be Tuesday, April 2nd at 11 AM CT. Click the link here to register: ...

Supporting organizational transformation through the HOPE framework | Recapping the 2024 HOPE Summit [positiveexperience.org/blog]

By Daniel Choi, 3/27/24, https://positiveexperience.org/blog/ Last week, the HOPE National Resource Center (NRC) wrapped up its Fourth Annual HOPE Summit – the HOPE Transformation. We had over 400 attendees from around the United States and the world including Australia, Chile, and the Netherlands. We deeply appreciate everyone’s support and shared passion for creating a healthier and happier world for all children and families through the HOPE framework and positive childhood experiences...

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