For the last installment of our three-part series, we are further exploring how radical shifts in policies and practices can transform our systems and elevate healing.
PLAAY uses culturally responsive group therapy and games like basketball (or Connect 4 or video games) to teach children the skills to reduce racial stress and resolve conflict during intense in-the-moment and face-to-face events leading to healthy and safe outcomes in the classroom, home and community.
In 2019 and 2020, dozens of states enacted nearly 60 laws and resolutions that reference adverse childhood experiences or trauma. In this post, there's an interactive map that shows them all.
PACEs Connection's Race & Equity Workgroup will be examining historical trauma in the United States of America and its impact on American society in a series of virtual discussions. This series will highlight each unique region within the United States and outline how unresolved historical trauma has impacted every aspect of American life and directly shapes the socio-political landscape of today as well as the overall well-being of Americans. Discussions will make connections between...
As we continue our three-part series, we are exploring how healing-centered practices can be used as a complementary approach to trauma-informed practices. This second installment of the series will examine what it takes to resist trauma and heal at both the community and institutional level. We will explore strategies for advancing healing that challenge the status-quo and authentically engage the community.