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California PACEs Action

March 2023

More pain for California’s forced sterilization patients (

Stacy Cordova holds a photo of her aunt Mary Franco in Azusa on July 5, 2021. Franco was a victim of California's forced sterilization program when she was 13 in 1934. Photo by Jae C. Hong, AP Photo To read more of Lynn La's article, please click here. Patients who were already victimized once by California’s forced sterilization program — and who are running out of time to claim state compensation — were nearly victimized again. This time, it’s because of a data breach that exposed their...

A Promising Treatment for Hidden Wounds from ACEs

Accelerated Resolution Therapy (ART) is an emerging trauma therapy for the hidden wounds resulting from Adverse Childhood Experiences. Research to date shows ART for traumatized adults is quick, effective, safe, and well-tolerated. Consistent with new understanding of the brain and body-centered treatment approaches, ART primarily targets trauma images and associated physical and emotional sensations, creatively and efficiently using eye movements and strategies from other trauma treatments.

CA funding to scale trauma-informed programs and training

California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) announced a Request for Application (RFA) for the Children and Youth Behavioral Health Initiative (CYBHI). DHCS will award grants, totaling $100M, to scale trauma-informed programs and practices throughout California to support wellness and build resilience of children, youth, and those individuals who are close to them. Interested parties are encouraged to apply for training and/or implementation funding using this application form by...

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