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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.

Webinars

The Hidden Biases of Good People: Implicit Bias Awareness Training

The Dibble Institute is pleased to present an introductory webinar by Rev. Dr. Bryant T. Marks Sr. of the National Training Institute on Race and Equity , which will provide foundational information on implicit bias. It will focus at the individual level and discuss how implicit bias affects everyone. Strategies to reduce or manage implicit bias will be discussed. Broadly speaking, group-based bias involves varying degrees of stereotyping (exaggerated beliefs about others), prejudice...

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...

Strategies TA Webinar "Working Upstream: the Power of Prevention" (Aug. 24 1-2:30PM PST)

Join Strategies TA and best-selling author of Upstream: the Quest to Solve Problems before they Happen , Dan Heath for learning and inspiration around the critical need for prevention approaches to all types of social issues, including child abuse and neglect. In Upstream , Dan Heath examines how to prevent problems before they happen, drawing on insights from hundreds of interviews with unconventional problem solvers. In this webinar, he will share insights and interactive discussion around...

Register Now: Is the COVID-19 Pandemic an Adverse Childhood Experience?

Is the COVID-19 Pandemic an Adverse Childhood Experience? Sponsored by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and the Safe States Alliance Date and Time: Monday, May 24, 2021 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET Register Here Session Description: Safe States and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors have teamed up to explore whether and in what ways the COVID-19 pandemic has been an adverse childhood experience. And if is, what can chronic disease and injury prevention...

Register Now: Crisis as Opportunity: Building Community Bridges to Address Trauma Webinar

Date and Time: Thursday, May 20 2020 from 12:00 PM EST - 1:00 PM EST Register Here: https://webinar.ringcentral.com/webinar/register/WN_MrB1u-CqTzmDsSIELKfsGA Session Description from the TRANSFORM Research Center: The Translational Research that Adopts New Science For Maltreatment prevention (TRANSFORM) Research Center recognizes that our communities have been struggling with many challenges highlighted over the past year. Across the United States, communities have been suffering from the...

Webinar Recap: Family Experiences During COVID-19 Pandemic Data Webinar with Drs. Robert Sege and Lori Turk-Bicakci

On April 29, 2021, the California Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative held a webinar entitled, “Family Experiences During COVID-19 Pandemic Data.” The purpose of this webinar was to share findings from wave 1 of the Family Experiences During COVID-19 Pandemic Questionnaire that was administered in November 2020. Drs. Robert Sege from the HOPE Project at Tufts Medical Center and Lori Turk-Bicakci from the KidsData program at PRB provided an overview of the questionnaire, summarized...

Register Now: Advancing Disability Justice through Sexual Violence Prevention: Including Disabled Youth as Stakeholders in Our Work

Date and Time: Jun 1, 2021 12:00 PM Jun 3, 2021 12:00 PM Register Here: https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJUrdumgrTguEtz17tXasCtn8Qo84Y80_Juk Session Description from ValorUS: Young people with physical and developmental disabilities are one of the highest risk populations for experiencing sexual violence although they are most often overlooked in conversations about sexual health and violence prevention. Youth-led prevention programs that strive for inclusivity should view young people with...

Upcoming 4CA Webinar on 8/27/20: The Impacts of COVID-19 on California’s Children, Families, and Communities

The California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity (4CA) invites your participation in an upcoming 1.5 hour interactive webinar entitled “ The Impacts of COVID-19 on California’s Children, Families, and Communities ” on August 27, 2020, from 1:30 PM – 3:00 PST that will explore the economic impacts of COVID-19 and how it has affected, and continues to affect, California communities. Featuring a panel of experts, Dr. Flojaune Cofer, Public Health Advocates, All Children Thrive, California...

Webinar Recap: Office of Child Abuse Prevention 2020-2025 Strategic Plan with Angela Ponivas

On July 15, 2020, the California Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative held a webinar entitled, “Essentials for Childhood Initiative Webinar: OCAP 2020-2025 Strategic Plan” and heard from Angela Ponivas, Bureau Chief at the Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) at the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). The OCAP, a backbone agency in the Essentials for Childhood Initiative, works collaboratively with partners at the federal, state, and county- level with communities,...

Webinar Recap: California’s Budget & Legislative Landscape Impact of a Pandemic on Child Wellbeing with Kelly Hardy

On June 11, 2020, the California Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative held a webinar entitled, “California’s Budget & Legislative Landscape Impact of a Pandemic on Child Wellbeing” and heard from special guest speaker, Kelly Hardy, Senior Managing Director of Health & Research for Children Now . This interactive webinar provided an overview of the current legislative and budget situation in California, with a focus on child wellbeing. The state has quickly moved from an expected...

Webinar Recap: Health Equity and COVID-19: Opportunities to Improve Child Wellbeing through Policy with Dr. Flojaune Cofer

On May 13, 2020, the California Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative held a webinar entitled, “Health Equity and COVID-19: Opportunities to Improve Child Wellbeing through Policy” and heard from special guest speaker, Dr. Flojaune Cofer, Senior Director of Policy with the All Children Thrive (ACT) California project . This interactive webinar examined what success could look like to address COVID-19 by describing equity concerns arising for children and families that have been...

Upcoming Webinar from Washington State Essentials for Childhood | March 24, 12-1 PM

The second webinar in Washington State Essentials for Childhood lunchtime webinar series is: The Science of Hope: Hope Predicts Adaptive Outcomes, Hope Buffers the Effects of Adversity, and Hope Can Be Influenced and Sustained Presented by: Kody Russell This presentation will introduce the science of hope and its ability to 1: buffer adversity and stress, 2: lead to positive outcomes, and 3: is a strength that can be nurtured with targeted intervention. Hope is an important protective factor...

Live webcast by PPIC: Poverty and Opportunity in California (Oct. 15)

Poverty and Opportunity in California Tuesday, October 15, 2019 12:05 p.m. to 1:30 p.m. PT Register Here: https://www.ppic.org/news-and-events/events/webcast-registration/ About the program Despite strong economic growth, California continues to experience high rates of poverty. Backed by strong fiscal reserves, state policymakers have taken several steps to assist struggling families, but the goal of reducing poverty remains elusive. In this conversation, PPIC will share the latest data...

VPI Homicide Prevention Webinar Part II on Oct. 17 from 1:00pm-2:00pm

Community of Practice Webinar Series October's Topic: Homicide Prevention – Part II Primary Prevention Efforts to Decrease Homicide Rates in CA Thursday, October 17, 2019 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (PST) Please join us for the next VPI Community of Practice webinar on Thursday, Oct. 17, 2019 from 1:00 p.m. to 2:00 p.m. (PST) to learn more about the California Violence Intervention and Prevention (CalVIP) Program, administered by the Board of State and Community Corrections, and the first public...

2019 E-Summit from LGBT HealthLinkEarly Registration is here!

2019 E-Summit: October 1-31, 2019 The E-Summit is an online conference held as a series of webinars during the month of October. This annual project began in 2015 as an LGBT health initiative by LGBT HealthLink, a program of CenterLink. This year the LGBTQ+ health sessions are even more robust and inclusive. Read below for the schedule of webinars and register NOW for each and every workshop that supports you and the work you do. Wednesday, October 2, 2019, 2pm ET Considerations for...

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