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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...

8 week online course on "Childhood Trauma, Consequences and Essential Responses" starting October 4th 19:00 Irish time

Sign up, sign up! There are still places on my planned 8-week online adult ed course on "Childhood Trauma, Consequences and Essential Responses". It will kick off on Monday the 4th of October at 19:00 Irish time (if ten people sign up!). ALL are welcome. I'd especially be delighted if some trauma survivors join, as well as curious parents, doctors, early years practitioners, teachers, social workers, police, lawyers, judges, addiction counsellors, receptionists - and everyone in between.

FREE WEBINAR - The Impact of Mind Matters: Preliminary Evidence of Effectiveness in a Community-Based Sample

Becky Antle, Ph.D., Professor of Social Work and esteemed University Scholar at the University of Louisville, won The Dibble Institute’s national competition to evaluate Mind Matters: Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience in 2019. As a result, Dr. Antle and her colleagues have conducted a randomized controlled trial to examine the impact of Mind Matters on a host of outcomes related to trauma symptoms, emotional regulation, coping and resiliency, and interpersonal skills for at-risk...

Self-Love Isn’t Selfish: It’s Key for Collective Healing (

Self-Love is Selfless Expansion That which we love, expands. Looking at children who are loved fully and thoroughly, we see them expand and flourish as they grow. Of course many other factors contribute to a child’s well-being, but genuine love and care are inevitably at the top. The same goes for other people, animals, and even plants. When given loving care, they thrive – and when neglected, they wither. Love is nature’s fertilizer; whether offered through loving attention, presence,...

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ACE's Approach to Community Development

Hi All, I have just recently become a member of the ACE's in Ireland group here online. I hope you will be patient with me as I navigate my way around the site as I am not very technical. I am delighted to have found this community and I look forward to learning from you all. I have recently taken up the role of community development officer in my community. The community has many social issues such as crime, poverty, high unemployment and a high rate of early school leavers and very low...Read More...
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