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Trauma-Informed Principles Rebooted

One of the biggest questions that Andi and I get whenever we talk about a trauma-informed approach is something along the lines of “Ok I get ACEs and toxic stress, but what can I do about it in my organization?” We get it–this approach can seem overwhelming because it is literally a lens through which you see everything. We often say that a trauma-informed approach is less about what you do and more about how you do it. So how in the world do we even begin the work of operationalizing our unders

Historic Unveiling of Native American Monument at California State Capitol Set for Tuesday (

William Franklin Jr. Monumen( rendering displayed last year. Photo/Assemblymember James Ramos) To read more of Levi Rickert's article, please click here. Native American Heritage Month. Tribal leaders, lawmakers, students, and other dignitaries will be on hand on Tuesday, November 7, 2023 for the unveiling of a historic monument dedicated to memorialize the Native Americans in Capitol Park on the grounds of California’s state capitol in Sacramento, California. The capitol stands on the...

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Visit in May 2024

Katrina Coleman
Hello ACEs Aware community, My name is Katrina Coleman I am a current Doctoral student from New Zealand with a focus on maternal ACEs and its association with maternal mental health outcomes in the perinatal period. I am fortunate enough to be the recipient of a travel grant next year and I would love to come and meet with someone from the ACEs Aware group. I am coming to California in April/May 2024 and would love to come and visit any clinical services who are serving a maternal...Read More...
Project Manager, ACEs Aware Department: Pittsburg Medical Location: Pittsburg, CA Salary: $59283 - $68750 Per Year Classification: Temporary Full-Time Job Function: Medical Benefits : This is a non benefited position La Clínica de La Raza is a community-based health center committed to providing culturally appropriate, high-quality, and accessible health care to the diverse communities of the San Francisco Bay Area. To see the full job listing and to apply, click here. PACEs Connection is...Read More...
Hi all- I'm curious about anyone has connected with their local district to provide SEL or other mental health supports to address the tsunami of student trauma. We have developed an ESSER Toolkit to help organizations learn about ESSER and reach out to their schools. I've heard of other states starting to push out RFPs but I've not heard anything about California. Thanks!Read More...
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