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California Essentials for Childhood Initiative (CA)

The California Essentials for Childhood Initiative uses a public health and collective impact approach to align and enhance collaborative efforts to promote safe, stable, nurturing relationships and environments for children, youth and families through systems, policy and social norms change.

June 2021

NIHCM Newsletter on Black Americans: What’s Next in Health Equity?

The National Institute for Health Care Management (NIHCM) Newsletter highlighted Black Americans and what's next for health equity: "Black Americans have faced an increased risk of being hospitalized and dying from COVID-19 compared to White Americans. This disproportionate burden placed a spotlight on the ongoing impact of systemic racism and long-standing inequities on the health of Black Americans. Multiple forms of economic discrimination mean that Black Americans are more likely to be...

Explore the Role of Culture in Healing with La Maida Project

La Maida Project is thrilled to share videos from our recent webinar series “Exploring the Role of Culture in Healing”. We had an great audience turn out and robust dialogue with our panel of guest speakers including Ken Epstein, PhD LCSW , leader in trauma-informed systems transformation, Anil Vadaparty , CEO of child-welfare agency McKinley, and Omid Naim, MD , integrative psychiatrist and founder of La Maida Project. In these webinars we discuss the role of leadership in trauma-informed...

CDSS' Five-Year State Prevention Plan Draft for FFPSA

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) has released the latest version of its Five-Year State Prevention Plan (the Plan) for the Family First Prevention Services Act (FFPSA). This new plan reflects some notable changes from the prior draft that went out in March, including the following: Clarification of the vision of the FFPSA Prevention Services Program, including connecting the goal of reducing disproportionality to specific actions in the Plan; Inclusion of all...

Advancing California's Trauma-Informed Systems is Recruiting

The Advancing California's Trauma-Informed Systems (ACTS) Project's mission is to support systems in planning for, implementing, and sustaining trauma-informed change that aligns with best practice and science. We work with organizations to identify individualized areas for Trauma Informed Change (TIC) and provide in-depth resource sharing through the ACTS Project. The ACTS Project also offers workforce and leader-focused trainings on different aspects of TIC and time-limited Technical...

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