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Top Reasons for Joining the Summit

Virtual Conference | April 5-6, 2022 Our world gets more complex every day. So it's more important than ever to address the traumas that affect our communities. That’s why we’re coming together at the Hanna Institute Summit: to heal our communities. But why should you join us? Here are the top three reasons people attend the Summit: 1) Learn from Experts From best-selling authors Ibram X. Kendi and Resmaa Menakem to Nancy Dome and Dr. Gary Slutkin, national and Bay Area experts will bring...

Building The Road to Resilience []

By Iridian Casarez, Photo: Kaite Rodriguez/Cooperation Humboldt, North Coast Journal, December 2, 2021 M ost of the seven stress-busting strategies the California Surgeon General's Office have identified to help reduce toxic stress feel so simple, like being out in nature, eating a balanced, nutritious diet or getting sufficient, high-quality sleep, but they work. So when Mary Ann Hansen was looking through applications for the 2021-2022 First Five Humboldt and Humboldt County Department of...

CHW Training and Resource Hub Flyer

This flyer, created by the Northern ACEs Collaborative (NAC) (found online here ). is a hub for online training opportunities for community health workers (CHWs). This program will prepare CHWs to become fully equipped to effectively prevent, treat, and heal toxic stress. Many trainings are also available in Spanish. The flyer is attached below.

Paso a Paso: Free health education supporting our Latino community

"The Paso a Paso (Step by Step) program is one of an ever-growing list of programs Providence is bringing to the many communities we live and work in. The program offers free health education and assistance to the Latino community that’s served by St. Joseph and Redwood Memorial Hospitals. Paso a Paso’s expert, bilingual staff provides: Childbirth education Breast-feeding support Parenting classes Home visits Resource referrals Support groups We (the author) sat down with Jessica Clothier,...

Humboldt County child care was in crisis before COVID. Now, matters are worse.

"Service providers across the state are sounding the alarm on California’s child care crisis. At least 6% of Humboldt County’s child care providers have permanently closed since the onset of the COVID-19 pandemic, putting further strain on already struggling providers. Before the pandemic, 80% of Humboldt County families seeking licensed child care were unable to find a child care spot in the time frame they needed, according to 2019 data from Child care became even more scarce...

New Guidance: California's Mandated Reporting Requirements and ACE Screening []

New Guidance: California's Mandated Reporting Requirements and ACE Screening We are pleased to share this joint letter from the California Department of Social Services, the California Department of Health Care Services, and the Office of the California Surgeon General providing clarifying guidance on the responsibilities of health care clinical teams who conduct screenings for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in the context of the state’s mandated reporting requirements. The Child Abuse...

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