PACEs Connection communities professional learning sessions will begin tomorrow for the second quarter of 2022. These courses will be facilitated by PACES Connection staff and will be a combination of sharing, learning by example, exploration with your fellow community members, consensus building, brainstorming, and collaboration with a focus for each individual session. Registration for these sessions are now open!
REMINDER: You can send this opportunities to anyone in your full network!
- Explore how exposure to trauma and adversity can affect learning and behavior and how this may show up in a school environment. Understand the concept of positive childhood experiences and how schools can increase opportunities for these to occur.
- An introduction to the polyvagal theory, especially creating a felt sense of safety in the school environment and the importance of regulation for both students and adults.
- How SAMHSA's six principles of trauma-informed care are applied in school settings and provide a framework for transforming school culture.
- Examine ways in which schools can redesign themselves to be trauma-responsive and polyvagal-informed spaces for youth and adults.
- The importance of creating a culture of collective care for school staff.
- How to keep an equity lens front and center in the work.
Title: Foundations of the Arts as Healing with John Dovales Flores, PACES Connection
- Foundations of arts as healing.
- Multi-dimensional approaches in the arts.
- Neuroscientific research on the arts as a healing modality.
- Child development & positive childhood experiences
Topic: PACEs in Criminal Justice with Dr. Porter Jennings-McGarity, PACES Connection
When: April 28th, 9 am-12:00 pm PT (includes a 30 min lunch break)
Details Coming SOON
Title: Creating Partnerships on the Path to a Just Society - Deepening Relationships and Commitments with Carey Sipp, PACES Connection
- Help initiatives realize the value of existing relationships, assess strengths and gaps, work on diversity, equity and inclusion, identify and address challenges, create the norms that will help their cross-sector group stay engaged in doing and tracking the work, continuing to include, expand, and sustain community-member involvement.