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FREE WEBINAR: Trauma-Informed Policymaking: Leading Change in Illinois
The Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative is excited to announce our next free webinar, Trauma-Informed Policymaking: Leading Change in Illinois, on Mon. July 29 th , 1-2pm CST Increasingly used in organizational transformation and service delivery contexts, the trauma-informed framework is equally as important for policymaking and budget/resource allocation—especially given that policies have caused significant trauma to families and communities, and continue to do so today. Join us to hear...
MAY 15TH- Trauma-Informed Awareness Day in Illinois!
The Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative is excited to honor the first Trauma-Informed Awareness Day in Illinois! Conceived by the Community Behavioral Health Association of Illinois and supported by research conducted by the Collaborative, Trauma-Informed Awareness Day is sponsored by State Senator Julie Morrison of Deerfield, as well as numerous others who have joined the senator in recognizing the importance of trauma-informed care and resilience. Trauma-Informed Care Day calls upon the...
SHRIVER CENTER POLICY BRIEF: Exploring Racial Equity for Infants and Toddlers
FROM BRIEF: We all benefit when a child receives a strong start in life. Policymakers now recognize that investments in a child’s first years will pay dividends for society throughout the rest of the child’s life. Waiting until a child reaches preschool age at 3 or 4 may well be too late to provide the support parents and caregivers need to give children a fair start in life, especially children starting with economic disadvantage and facing racial bias. BRIEF LOCATED HERE: ...
Trauma-Informed Awareness Day in Illinois: Reflections and Resources
As we enter summer here in Chicago, the Illinois ACEs Collaborative is excited to take time to reflect on Trauma-Informed Awareness Day in Illinois, which took place on May 15th. We'd also like to offer up several resources for you to celebrate and integrate trauma-informed practices into your own organization, communities, and state.
What If I Told You?
What if I told you that I was a victim of child sex abuse? As a survivor of child sexual abuse , I have a clear understanding of the importance of addressing stigma and shame as it pertains to sexual abuse, sexual assault and rape. Victims, especially young children, often do not disclose sexual abuse. Those who are witnesses of child sexual abuse, or who are trusted by survivors enough that they confide in them, are often ill-equipped to handle the responsibility. And, many times, parents...
Collaborative Members and Partners Featured in Preventative Medicine Journal
The Collaborative is excited to feature the new article, " Adverse childhood experiences and the onset of chronic disease in young adulthood ," from Preventative Medicine . The piece, co-authored by member Stan Sonu, highlights the link between ACEs and chronic disease in young people. Sonu, along with co-authors Sharon Post and Joe Feinglass, analyzed the responses of the more than 86,000 respondents to the 2011-2012 Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS) to observe patterns of...
Re: SHRIVER CENTER POLICY BRIEF: Exploring Racial Equity for Infants and Toddlers
The developmental neuroscience seems to indicate that we should be focussing on the Prenatal to Two Years stage of development. I am so pleased to see Illinois starting earlier than most.
Re: FREE WEBINAR: Trauma-Informed Policymaking: Leading Change in Illinois
Can you attach a file of the tool, Madison?