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Bounce Coalition (KY)

Bounce is a coalition of community partners working together to build the resiliency of children, adults, and families by improving knowledge about the impact of ACEs and the skills to help people bounce back from adversity. We do this by: educating and training; measuring impact; and advocating for policies that support trauma-informed communities. www.bouncecoalition.org

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You're Invited: Bounce Grand Rounds on October 12th

Join us for a virtual learning opportunity on Wednesday, October 12 from 10:00AM - 11:30AM ET to discuss school safety and the impact of community violence on our youngest Kentuckians. People impacted by trauma are often caught in webs of complexity that challenge the very systems designed to help them. Yet organizations often work in silos, even as the people they serve have needs requiring coordinated support. Bounce Grand Rounds is a forum designed to foster cross-sector collaboration and...

PACEs Champion BJ Adkins, Kentucky’s PACEs Rainmaker

This post originally appeared on PACEs Connection on July 19, 2022. BJ (Betty) Adkins shares her passion for helping communities overcome trauma as coleader of a team that is seeding PACEs throughout Kentucky. Starting with a planning grant from the Foundation for Healthy Kentucky in 2012, her team of community stakeholders initiated the Bounce Coalition. Bounce reaches educators, administrators, service providers, and parents throughout Kentucky counties who are adopting the Bounce...

Creating Trauma-Informed Communities in Rural Kentucky

by Beverly Winsch, PhD. The Bounce Coalition, launched in 2014 with a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky (FHK) for a program in Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) elementary schools. At JCPS, Bounce interventions reduced out-of-school suspensions for students, improved staff perception of their skills for supporting youth experiencing trauma, improved student school climate survey results, increased parent engagement, and higher teacher retention. Next, the FHK funded the...

Bounce Grand Rounds - Spring 2022

Check out our most recent Bounce Grand Rounds , a FREE virtual learning opportunity for anyone interested in building a more connected, trauma-informed community. During the event, participants discussed supporting youth dealing with mental health challenges. Stay tuned for more info on our next Bounce Grand Rounds event coming Fall of 2022!

Goodwill of Kentucky Collaborates with Bounce for Customized Trauma-Informed Care Trainings

With the help of the Bounce Coalition, Goodwill of Kentucky recently undertook an initiative to bring trauma-informed care training to its roughly 1,400 employees. In November, Bounce launched a new initiative with Goodwill that allowed the organizations to work together to customize Bounce foundational training curricula to more appropriately fit the goals of the organization and the needs of its employees and clients. A small, diverse cohort of Goodwill staff took part in a two-day...

June 15th CTIPP CAN Call - Toward an Integrated Science of PACEs

Are you interested in learning about new research that integrates the latest brain and social science? Then please join CTIPP’s next Community Action Network (CAN) call on Wednesday, June 15, 2022, from 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. ET / 11:00 a.m. - 12:30 p.m. PT: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/ 742183645 Meeting ID: 742 183 645 +19292056099,,742183645# US (New York) Q&A session after presentations REGISTER / ADD TO CALENDAR The conversation will explore the integrated science of positive and adverse...

Join us to talk with the nation’s first known 'minister of gun violence prevention,' this Thursday for our podcast 'History. Culture.Trauma.'

Ingrid Cockhren, PACEs Connection CEO, welcomes Rev. Deanna Hollas , the nation’s first known “minister of gun violence prevention,” for this week’s episode of "History. Culture. Trauma." on Thursday, June 2, at 1 p.m. PT; 4 p.m. ET. They will discuss the more than 60 mass shootings in the United States during the month of May 2022 — including the shooting of 10 Black adults and one White adult in Buffalo, New York, and last week’s killing of 19 students and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas.

Register now! Dr. Bruce Perry to discuss historical trauma and help launch new "Connecting Communities One Book at a Time" book study with his best-seller, "What Happened to You?"

Please join us on June 28 from 1:30-3:00 p.m. ET for a virtual conversation with best-selling author Bruce Perry. Ingrid Cockhren , CEO of PACEs Connection; Mathew Portell , PACEs Connections’ director of communities, and Perry, a psychiatrist and neuroscientist, will engage in a conversation concerning historical trauma and Perry’s best-selling book " What Happened to You? Conversations on Trauma, Resilience and Healing, " which he co-authored with Oprah Winfrey. Please share this blog...

May is Foster Care Awareness Month

Key Facts and Statistics from Childwelfare.gov Include these key points in your messaging to demonstrate the important role relative and kinship caregivers play in supporting family connections that are essential to a child’s health and well-being. There are over 407,000 children and youth in foster care , and 34 percent were placed with relatives or kin. The term kin encompasses both relatives (those related by blood or marriage) and fictive kin (those who are unrelated but have such a...

Strengthening Kentucky Families Begins with Building Parental and Family Resilience

Parenting is a very rewarding and joyful experience. But it often comes with its fair share of challenges and stress. Parental and familial stress may come from a variety of sources, such as typical life events and changes, social pressures, environmental conditions, and even big, long-term traumas (e.g. a global pandemic). Research indicates that the way a parent/caregiver reacts to and copes with trauma and stress has a larger impact on a child than the trauma or stress itself. In other...

Tune in March 3 for new PACEs Connection podcast—History. Culture. Trauma. — with guest Agnes Woodward

Hosted by PACES Connection CEO Ingrid Cockhren In consideration of Women's History month, the entire month of March will be dedicated to the women creating a legacy in the worldwide PACEs movement. In this episode, we will talk with Agnes Woodward. Agnes is using her knowledge of historical trauma and the healing power of the arts to raise awareness of the adversity indigenous women face and how they can also heal themselves, their families and future generations. About Agnes Woodward:...

Workshop REMINDER: Building the Movement with Populations with High Prevalence of Trauma - Friday @ 1pm EST/10am PST [npscoaliton.org]

We are excited to present the fifth workshop session this Friday and hope you can join us live! Of note, we are now offering participation certificates to those who can be with us live on Friday afternoons and to make that easier we have also decided to shorten this workshop session to 3 hours ! Please help us in #BuildingTheMovement by sharing this workshop series with colleagues and help us reach our next milestone of 3K registered. Day 5 - Building the Movement with Populations with High...

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