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Public Health considers itself as a social science. It can be a resource for ACEs activists.

I have just attended two Virtual meetings about public health. Public health agencies have been under funded for years. The covid19 crisis has impacted those institutions heavily. However many Public Health agencies are ACEs aware. They can be useful allies for ACEs activities. What follows is from the Fighting For Our Lives forums follow up communication. The recordings from the forum series are available at the following links. There is a brief registration form before you can view the...

CALIFORNIA ACES ACADEMY (CAA), funded by ACEs Aware, is providing free online training to Medi-Cal providers and others [avahealth.org]

From CALIFORNIA ACES ACADEMY, Academy on Violence & Abuse, August, 2020 CALIFORNIA ACES ACADEMY (CAA) , funded by ACEs Aware , is providing free online training to Medi-Cal providers and others featuring: · Practical strategies for integrating trauma-informed health care into your team’s practice that improves patients’ well being and the productivity of your practice. · Meet colleagues with experience and success providing trauma-informed health care in their practices. · Learn from...

Why the world needs more good men and women who are trained healers (The Willits News)

By Jed Diamond, August 3, 2020, The Willits News. Could that be you? No one has to convince us that people are suffering. The evidence is all around us. The Coronavirus is killing people, the economy is in disarray, our health-care system is overloaded, our political process divides us into hostile camps, and many are in despair and wonder if our children have a future and whether humanity will survive. But there is good news now and better news coming. The immediate good news is that a new...

Mendocino Coast unveils new chapter in community’s care (Advocate News)

By Mendocino Coast District Hospital, July 31, 2020. FORT BRAGG – Fort Bragg’s Mendocino Coast District Hospital is now officially Adventist Health Mendocino Coast. The lease agreement was activated earlier this month, signaling the start of a 30-year partnership to increase access and deliver high-quality healthcare on the coast. “This transition begins a new chapter in healthcare,” said Judy Leach, hospital executive. “We are grateful for the warm welcome we’ve received from our community.

Why the dean of early childhood experts wants to get beyond the brain [centerforhealthjournalism.org]

By Ryan White, Center for Health Journalism, July 23, 2020 Harvard’s Jack Shonkoff, a luminary in the field of early childhood, has spent years showing that events in the earliest years of life have profound implications for how budding brains develop, and in turn, shape a child’s later potential at school and work. Now, Shonkoff says it’s time to connect the brain to the rest of the body. “The message now is to say that there is a revolution going on in molecular biology and genomics and in...

Redwood Community Services upcoming E-Trainings

CASA Volunteers. Should you participate, please email Sheryn Hildebrand to confirm of your enrollment. To access the full list of upcoming training opportunities CLICK HERE ! Scroll down for a peak at just a few of the trainings coming up… Motivational Interviewing Wednesday July 22 nd 9:00am-10:30am Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/ 85144744956 QPR- Question, Persuade, Refer: Suicide Prevention Training Wednesday July 22 nd 11:00am-12:00pm Registration: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/...

OCAP Strategic 5 year plan 2020-2025

Please see the attached report - The Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) is a bureau within the California Department of Social Services (CDSS). CDSS is the administrative structure that provides oversight to the California Child Welfare System . The system continually works to improve engagement and service provision that support the safety , permanence and well-being of children and their families. Though historically the child welfare system has focused on tertiary prevention efforts...

Lake County Community Food Drive Disbands for now (ncoinc.org)

Wednesday, June 24, 2020 The Community Food Drive's Project Final Delivery will be July 2nd The Community Food Drive Project (CFDP), a collaboration between several different organizations, made over 500 deliveries during 11 weeks of operation, delivering to about 60 households each week. As Lake County works toward reopening, the CFDP is suspending operations until further notice, with the final delivery slated for July 2. The CFDP delivered food directly to the homes of Lake County...

Regulation Before Education: Trauma-Informed Schools

Regulation Before Education: The Roots and Fruits of a Trauma-Informed School July 29-31st | 12:00 - 3:00pm EDT These times are unsettling in many ways. But the disruptions have widened opportunities for different ways of being, thinking and doing in education. The trauma-informed schools movement has never been more relevant. Schools committed to cultivating trauma-informed change can successfully buffer the adverse effects of the pandemic, economic collapse, and persistent racial...

Family Therapy is now a Medi-Cal Benefit

Medi-Cal has just published new policy making family therapy a covered benefit for children and adults with mental health disorders and for children who are at risk for mental health disorders. This will be especially relevant for children with ACEs. Under the guidance of the California Department of Health Care Services, the Medi-Cal fee-for-service program aims to provide health care services to about 13 million Medi-Cal beneficiaries. The Medi-Cal fee-for-service program adjudicates both...

Cracked Up, The Evolving Conversation: Generational Trauma - Breaking the Cycle [crackedupmovie.com]

CRACKED UP THE EVOLVING CONVERSATION Episode 4: Generational Trauma - Breaking the Cycle with Darrell Hammond, Comedian, actor, SNL Legend Michelle Esrick, Filmmaker, activist Bessel van der Kolk, MD, Author of The Body Keeps the Score Jane Stevens, Founder of ACES Connection and special guest Jane Fonda Academy Award-winning actor, producer, author and activist Thursday June 25th at 1pm PDT / 2p MT / 3p CT / 4pm EDT Hosted by ACEs Connection THE PRICE OF THIS LIVE EVENT IS $12.50 We have...

Lunchtime webinar series presented by Healthy Mendocino

What have we learned from COVID-19? How do we use the lessons to define the community we want? In this webinar series, we’ll explore who we can be in times of crisis and who we want to become. Each webinar will be focused on a different topic with a panel of experts addressing challenges and solutions in their sectors . This is an opportunity for members of the community to share their innovative ideas with some of our local leaders. Part 1: Social Services & Vulnerable Populations...

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