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Examples of Current Trauma-Informed Judicial Systems

Please join us for a new series entitled: Trauma-Informed Criminal Justice. This monthly virtual Zoom series will feature conversations facilitated by Porter Jennings-McGarity, PACEs Connection’s 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 strategies being used in this area...

Event: Resilience, The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope

Join us for an online screening & interactive discussion of the documentary: Resilience, The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope About this event When: November 17, 2021, 4:00pm-5:00pm ET Click here to register You will receive the link to watch the film on your own between November 12-16. Then, join us for an interactive, virtual discussion about how New Jersey can address Adverse Childhood Experiences(ACEs) in our children. Speakers: Robin Cogan , MEd, RN, NCSN, FAAN - New...

Job Opportunity - Greater Newark Health Care Coalition (GNHCC)

About Greater Newark Health Care Coalition (GNHCC) : GNHCC is one of four not-for-profit regional health hubs in New Jersey working with both clinical and social service providers to improve patient care and outcomes. The vision of GNHCC is health equity for residents of Greater Newark. The mission is to work collaboratively to improve systems, community and individual conditions for optimal health and well-being. Core functions include : (1) neutral convening with coordination and alignment...

Repost | RFP - THREE REGIONAL ACES COLLABORATIVES (RAC) FOR COMMUNITY INNOVATION MICROGRANTS

Funding Up to $3,000,000 available for community collaboration and innovation microgrants over two (2) years. Each RAC shall receive up to $425,000 per year for community innovation microgrants There will be a Non-Mandatory Informational Bidders Conference for this RFP On October 19, 2021 at 12:00PM on Zoom. Questions are due by October 15, 2021 at 12:00 PM Bids are due: November 10, 2021 at 12:00 PM https://www.nj.gov/dcf/provide...on.Grant.10.8.21.pdf Exhibit C - Attestation Form Exhibit D...

'Pandemic of mental health': Calls to children's hotline increase, especially before school hours

Mary Ann Koruth | NorthJersey.com Calls for help to the New Jersey children's mental health hotline have increased compared to last year as parents seek help, especially during the morning hours, said the Department for Children and Families (DFC) commissioner. The overall call volume to the Children's System of Care increased, with the most calls coming from parents as their children experience stress before school hours, Commissioner Christine Norbut Beyer said during a state COVID...

Prison mandate for teen killers fought at top NJ court

Juveniles as young as 15 can be tried as adults in New Jersey, where they face a mandatory minimum sentence of 30 years in prison if convicted. EMILEE LARKIN / October 26, 2021 TRENTON (CN) — The New Jersey Supreme Court pushed prosecutors on Tuesday to defend the constitutionality of a mandate that sends juveniles convicted of felony murder to prison for 30 years. Fighting the scheme is James Comer who was 17 years old in 2000 when one of his accomplices to four armed robberies shot and...

Here's what a return to school means for student mental health and what to do to help

Aedy Miller & Josh Friedman | Cherry Hill Courier-Post With South Jersey students back in school — some for the first appreciable time in 18 months due to the pandemic — educators are once again seeing the effects of a different public health emergency: the ongoing mental health crisis. Before the COVID-19 pandemic, rates of mental health issues — such as anxiety, depression, suicidality and substance use — had already been getting worse. Between 2009 and 2019, overdose deaths increased...

TRUST CONVERSATION – KATHLEEN NOONAN

As a result of the COVID-19 pandemic, Americans have faced increased stress over the cost, availability and quality of health care, and distrust in our health system has heightened. This webinar will provide a deep dive into the impact that COVID-19 has had on the health care system, particularly in marginalized communities, and solutions to build and rebuild trust. Kathleen Noonan is the Chief Executive Officer of the Camden Coalition of Healthcare Providers, a nonprofit healthcare...

Report: An estimated 175,000 U.S. children have lost a parent or grandparent due to COVID-19

BY STACY RICKARD DALLAS UPDATED 1:00 PM CT OCT. 26, 2021 PUBLISHED 4:32 PM CT OCT. 25, 2021 DALLAS — COVID-19 has impacted the family dynamic for children across the world whose caregivers died from the virus. A recent study from the journal Pediatrics estimates from April 1, 2020 through June 30, 2021, more than 140,000 children in the U.S. experienced the death of a parent or grandparent caregiver. That number is now estimated to have risen to 175,000 , according to study authors. The...

The Hidden Biases of Good People: Implicit Bias Awareness Training

The Dibble Institute is pleased to present an introductory webinar by Rev. Dr. Bryant T. Marks Sr. of the National Training Institute on Race and Equity , which will provide foundational information on implicit bias. It will focus at the individual level and discuss how implicit bias affects everyone. Strategies to reduce or manage implicit bias will be discussed. Broadly speaking, group-based bias involves varying degrees of stereotyping (exaggerated beliefs about others), prejudice...

October is Domestic Violence Awareness

October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month, and while the unfortunate truth is that domestic violence occurs all year-round, this month offers us the opportunity to continue to engage others about the social, emotional and economic impact domestic violence has on individuals, families and communities. On Thursday, October 21 st , we’ll be raising awareness by wearing PURPLE , the color that represents support for domestic violence victims and survivors. Resources can be found here DCF...

Me & My Emotions: A New, Free Resource for Teens

The pandemic has had a lasting effect on youth mental health. Moved by a desire to reduce youth’s toxic stress and increase their resilience, The Dibble Institute, in partnership with a team of students and alumni from ArtCenter College of Design and author Carolyn Curtis, PhD, is releasing Me & My Emotions —a new, free adaptation of our beloved Mind Matters Curriculum. The mobile-friendly Me & My Emotions website features engaging graphics and bite-sized lessons teens can access and...

Position Statement: Social Equity In New Jersey Demands Appropriate Use of The ACE Study

The New Jersey ACES Collaborative1 is committed to pursuing a standard of excellence in the engagement, partnering, and servicing of New Jersey residents and communities. This commitment demands we continuously review and assess the unique and comprehensive ways we provide that service. In 2019, the Collaborative released Adverse Childhood Experiences: Opportunities to Prevent, Protect Against, and Heal from the Effects of ACEs in New Jersey. This report identified five areas of...

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