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PACEs in the Faith-Based Community

February 2021

The Companionship Movement

We invite you to visit our site to learn more about the Companionship Movement, relational response to isolation and distress, and support healing and recovery through the community. The Companionship movement assists in developing faith and spiritual groups and communities' capacity to support recovery and wellness while growing their ability to share emotional healing journeys. The Companionship Training, a 4 hour in-person and virtual training, is the...

Hope, Healing & Help - The Surviving Spirit Newsletter February 2021

“ Our fingerprints don't fade from the lives we touch.” - Judy Blume Hope, healing & help for trauma, abuse & mental health. The latest edition of the Surviving Spirit Newsletter is posted at the website - & here's the PDF - “ Our brains developed along with music and singing as a survival mechanism.” - Tania De Jong To sign up for...

Join Special Guest Father Paul Abernathy for a Zoom Discussion on March 16th, at 7p.m. EST to discuss the Whole People Documentary Series and Trauma-Informed Community Development

On behalf of ACEs Connection , the CTIPP (The Campaign for Trauma -Informed Policy & Practice), and the Relentless School Nurse , we want to invite you to the streaming of parts 4 and 5 of the Whole People documentary series on the weekend o f M arch 12th through March 14th, 2021. We will stream both parts on ACEs Connection in the Transforming Trauma with ACEs Sciences Film Festival community. The documentary viewing will be followed by a discussion with special guest, Father Paul...

Joseph, Adversity, and Autism

I don’t know about your upbringing, but I spent enough time in church to hear the story of Joseph’s many coat of colors many times and how his brothers sold him into slavery. Never, though, have I seen this story through the lens that Jospeh may have been Autistic until now. This exploration shows how disabilities and diversity can chemically react with the heat of adversity to create the powerful energy that saved two ancient adversarial cultures from starvation and famine.

Adverse Childhood Relationship Experiences Town Hall: The Connection Between Child Development and Chronic Illness

The League of Extraordinary People is excited to announce the free, February Town Hall! This town hall's topic is Adverse Childhood Relationship Experiences: The Connection Between Child Development and Chronic Illness. Reserve your spot at You can find more information about TLOEP at! Alfred White is the founder of The League of Extraordinary People. After nearly 38 years of experiencing homelessness, Alfred swallowed a 1/4 ounce of crack cocaine in 2004...

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