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July 2020

"Visceral," the documentary, premieres at Beyond Paper Tigers Conference

Inspired her work with ACEs, resilience and Walla Walla’s Community Resilience Initiative , documentary-film director Amy L. Erickson created Visceral: transforming trauma though theatre , which has its first screening at the 5 th Annual “Beyond Paper Tigers” conference June 24-25, 2020. The film features a number of Walla Walla residents, including Etiene Vela, a student at Walla Walla Community College (WWCC), whose life is transformed by performing in WWCC productions with Kevin Loomer,...

One school, 25 bereavements: Essex head fears emotional impact of Covid-19 []

Vic Goddard is one of many school leaders daunted by the burden of supporting pupils and staff through their grief. By Donna Ferguson, July 4, 2020 V ic Goddard is trying not to cry. The headteacher of Passmores academy in Harlow and star of the 2011 TV series Educating Essex is thinking about the 23 pupils and two staff at his school who have been bereaved during the coronavirus pandemic. His greatest fear, a fear that keeps him awake at night and is making his voice tremble, is what could...

We Can Learn How To Cope from Trauma Professionals []

By Sylvia Paull, Thrive Global, July 10, 2020 Recognizing one’s own traumatic childhood experiences can help us develop resilience for the current global traumas we are facing. I work with Jane Stevens, founder and publisher of , to write profiles of professionals who have integrated what’s known as ACEs science (adverse childhood experiences) into their professional and often their personal lives as well. Since March 2020, ever since the pandemic and subsequent lockdowns...

Save the date! July 9! Join the call re the OR State Health Improvement Plan

Your voice matters! Your experiences, thoughts, perspective (and so much more!) matter! Want to see trauma informed practices? Efforts based on ACEs science? Mark your calendar and plan to participate - by phone or by Zoom. See details below. *See attached document for more background info :) Meeting notice: PartnerSHIP meets July 9th via Zoom What : A public meeting of the PartnerSHIP, which is tasked with developing the 2020-2024 State Health Improvement Plan (SHIP), to review and approve...

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