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Apply now to Showcase your work at the San Francisco National ACEs Conference in October 2018!

Applications due June 18. Application link included in this post
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Berkeley Media Studies Group (BMSG) Blogging Tips and Talking about Trauma

Berkeley Media Studies Group facilitated a southern and northern California Strategic Communications Workshop in October 2015. Attached, please find their powerpoint, created by co-facilitators Julieta Kusnir and Pamela Mejia, titled "Talking about Trauma: Tips & Tools for Communicating Effectively" and "Blogging Tips for Media Advocates" articulating tips on content, headlines, length and tone of blogs.
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County jail expands number of mentally ill inmates that can be treated (vvdailypress.com)

A San Bernardino County jail is expanding the number of mentally ill inmates to be treated inside the facility by behavioral health workers as state hospitals continue to face bed shortages. Up to 96 patient inmates unfit to stand trial and housed at West Valley Detention Center in Rancho Cucamonga can be admitted into the Jail Based Competency Treatment Program, active at the jail since 2010, under a new three-year contract approved earlier this month. The program offers services similar to...
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Do you live in Arizona, Hawaii, California, Nevada or the US Pacific Islands? Come to our no-cost mental and school mental health Winter Institute!

Leora Wolf-Prusan ·
Do you live in Arizona, Hawaii, California, Nevada or the US Pacific Islands?If so...Check it out! 👇 NO COST. MENTAL HEALTH & SCHOOL MENTAL HEALTH WORKFORCE. AMAZING FACULTY. JANUARY 14, 15, & 16th! LONG BEACH, CA. JOIN US. 🤝 👏 Learn more here: http://bit.ly/mhttc-winterinstitute-flyer Register here: http://events.r20.constantcontact.com/register/event?oeidk=a07egq2f9gaebafa6bd&llr=8wdk4ubab
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Family Assistance Program gets $500,000 Grant to Fight Human Trafficking in San Bernardino [fontanaheraldnews.com]

By Fontana Herald News, October 14, 2019 Rep. Pete Aguilar recently announced that the Family Assistance Program, a non-profit based in San Bernardino County, has been awarded a grant of $500,000 from the U.S. Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime. The grant funding will allow the Family Assistance Program to hire two case managers for Open Door, a program designed to identify and assist victims of human trafficking in San Bernardino. The program serves 200 victims each year,...
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For ACEsConnection members only -- a "sneak preview" of 'Resilience'!

Resilience , a documentary that looks at the birth of the CDC-Kaiser Permanente Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study and how it spawned a movement across the world, will be coming to your personal screen in April, says Lynn Waymer, KPJR Film’s community engagement strategist. The production team is working out the details to make the documentary, which premiered at Sundance Film Festival to sold-out houses, available to ACEsConnection.com members on Sunday, April 10, at 6 pm PT/ 9 pm...
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For ACEsConnection members only -- the official invitation/registration for sneak peek of "Resilience"

(A version of this post was emailed to all ACEsConnection.com members yesterday.) Join us on Sunday, April 10th, for a free sneak peek of Resilience , the critically acclaimed documentary by KPJR Films that chronicles a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease. The streaming event will begin at 6 p.m. PT (3 p.m. HAST, 5 p.m. AKDT, 7 p.m. MT, 8 p.m. CT, 9 p.m. ET). For...
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Free RESILIENCE Virtual Screening - register by 3/28 at 2pm PST

Bonnie Berman ·
Join us on Tuesday, April 3rd for a VIMEO Virtual Screening of the award-winning film, RESILIENCE: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope - a critically acclaimed documentary chronicling a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, educators and communities, who are using cutting-edge brain science to disrupt cycles of violence, addiction and disease. RESILIENCE: The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope is the latest film from documentary Director-Producer James Redford...
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Free screening of "Resilience" at the Santa Barbara Int'l Film Festival Feb. 4

Yes, that's at 2 p.m. this Thursday at the Lobero Theater , California's oldest, continuously operating theatre! James Redford, who directed  Resilience , will be doing a Q-and-A following the screening on Thursday. (He will not attend the Friday screening.) Resilience premiered at the Sundance Film Festival on Friday, Jan. 22 , followed by several more screenings last week.   Here's the description from the Resilience page on the Santa Barbara International Film Festival web...
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FREE Strategies 2.0 Trainings provided by First 5 San Bernardino

Hillary Steenson ·
The following are FREE Strategies 2.0 Trainings at First 5 San Bernardino in 2020: http://strategiesca.org/ The Culturally Proficient Professional – 1/23/2020 Thursday 8:30am-4pm Partnering with Families: Case Management 101 – 2/13/2020 Thursday 8:30am-4pm Home Visiting Essentials – 2/25/2020 Tuesday 8:30am-12n Family Strengthening Certificate Training Series (Must attend all session listed below to obtain the certificate): Intro to Protective Factors – 4/2/2020 Thursday 8:30am-4pm Concrete...
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Improving our community this year and into the future (vvdailypress.com)

As another year ends, I have been reflecting on some of the tragedy and political whirlwind that has happened in 2017. There’s no denying that we have seen some division in our country and in our local communities. However, this year was also one that brought a lot of us together. Through all that has happened this year, people still show kindness and a sincere desire to help those affected by disasters, mass shootings and political division. I have witnessed people in my community go to...
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KPJR Films Announces RESILIENCE Community Screening Rental

KPJR Films is making its latest documentary, RESILIENCE , available for screenings in local communities. According to Resilience Executive Producer, Karen Pritzker , "We created Paper Tigers and Resilience for all segments of our community to use as tools, both as a source of inspiration and and education, towards trauma-informed practices. Directed by James Redford , RESILIENCE , is a one-hour documentary that delves into the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the birth of...
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Kris Perry to speak at the 4CA Policymaker Education Day (May 1) - Still time to register!

Kris Perry to speak at Policymaker Education Day- Still time to register!
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Latinos face mental health woes alone (pe.com)

At first, it was scary, admits Joe Muñoz, 19, referring to his experience being admitted into the psychiatric hospital’s emergency room. “It was overcrowded. You feel you do not belong there. You see others who are much worse off than you, like drug addicts and crazy people.” Having been born with partial facial paralysis and an outer ear deformity, called microtia, Muñoz, of Riverside, was bullied by his classmates in high school for being different. They would steal his hearing aids, call...
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Legislation Signals Growing Support for Significance of Trauma Indicators [CaliforniaHealthline.org]

Alison Lobb ·
As a college student, Rob Bonta had a summer job working as a counselor for troubled kids. Now, two decades later he is bringing legislation to address some of the needs he saw then. “I worked with some of these kids as a counselor out of college, and I’d walk them home and hear some of these stories,” Assembly member Bonta (D-Oakland) said. “Shootings they heard. Or shootings they witnessed the night before.” It was the summer of his junior year at Yale, when...
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New facilities will be built in Fontana to help meet mental health and social service needs of residents (fontanaheraldnews.com)

The San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors has awarded contracts to construct two Crisis Stabilization Units (CSU) in Fontana and San Bernardino and two Crisis Residential Treatment (CRT) facilities in Fontana and Joshua Tree. Crisis Stabilization Units are designed to offer voluntary psychiatric urgent care services, for adults and adolescents experiencing a mental health crisis, in a positive, safe, quiet, and calm home-like environment where staff will seek to stabilize an...
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New resources and website organization!

Ariane Marie-Mitchell ·
Please check out our newly organized ACEs Task Force of San Bernardino website! On the left panel, you will see recent posts related to San Bernardino. On the right panel, you can choose an item under the Blog Directory to find out what is happening or related to our specific goals and hence action groups. Just below the Blog Directory are Resources for us to share with each other. I recently added a handout for parents (Handouts), a resiliency-building organizational survey (Survey Tools),...
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Private mental health staff doubles in county jails (desertdispatch.com)

A new deal struck with Liberty Healthcare Corporation doubles the number of private staff providing mental health services in county jails and results in more than $14 million in extra costs. Officials say, however, it won't result in net costs to the county. On Tuesday, the San Bernardino County Board of Supervisors voted unanimously to OK an amended contract with Liberty, effective Aug. 23, "for comprehensive mental health and programming services in the County's correctional facilities."...
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Report Rates Child Well-Being in California Counties [ChronicleOfSocialChange.org]

A new report from Children Now details wide disparities in children’s well-being across California’s 58 counties. The 2016–2017 California County Scorecard of Children’s Well-Being looks at a series of indicators organized around the three domains of child welfare and economic well-being; health; and education. The report provides a comparison over time for each of 28 indicators, as well as a breakdown by ethnicity on each data point for every county in the state. Children Now, an advocacy...
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So you know about ACEs...Turn your AHA! into Action!

Andi Fetzner ·
Spring is the time for rebirth and new beginnings! As we look around, we can observe nature around us awakening after a long winter sleep. A true sign of resilience. At Origins , we have been lucky enough to create a space for growth and learning for both groups and individuals who work towards creating environments of healing and resilience over the winter months. After completing the first round of The Resilience Champion Certificate of 2018, we have 23 graduates putting their action plans...
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Tell Us a Story: The Power of Narrative to Build a Social Movement

Anndee Hochman ·
Rosa Ana Lozada grew up on a two-block-long street in a San Francisco neighborhood pocked with trauma: domestic violence, child abuse, the frequent wail of police sirens. “It was unsafe to walk the two blocks to the bus stop,” she recalled. “In my community, we learned that police officers were not our friends because they were only seen when bad things happened.” For Lozada, now CEO of Harmonium, Inc., and a member of the San Diego Trauma Informed Guide Team, home and family were the...
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Update on San Bernardino ACEs Task Force meetings

Ariane Marie-Mitchell ·
Thank you all who have contributed to the ACEs Task Force of San Bernardino in one way or another. Please know that we plan to continue co-meeting with the Child Abuse Prevention Council at the Children's Network, 825 East Hospitality Lane, San Bernardino . This is almost always the first Tuesday of the month from 9-11am and I encourage you to put this as a repeating meeting on your calendar if you plan to join us at least occasionally. You can also email Viviana at the Children's Network...
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Webinar: Change Package for Advancing Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) in Primary Care Settings

Karen Johnson ·
THIS TUESDAY, November 19, 2019 @ 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM EST Please click here to register . Are you looking for concrete guidance about how to make your primary care organization more trauma-informed? If yes, join us as we introduce a new Change Package focused on the most current strategies, tools and resources for launching and growing a trauma-informed initiative in your primary care organization. This resource, the result of a three year initiative between the National Council for Behavioral...
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Who Helps Our Helpers? "Portraits of Professional Caregivers" Documents in Film Their Passion and Pain.

Sylvia Paull ·
Director and producer Vic Compher’s documentary film, Portraits of Professional Caregivers: Their Passion. Their Pain , takes a deeper look at the causes of and treatments for what’s called secondary traumatic stress, a condition commonly...
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Re: Resilience Questionnaire.pdf

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ACEs Connection launches Cooperative of Communities

The ACEs Connection Cooperative of Communities launches today. We want to continue to contribute to the ACEs movement for as long as it takes to create a worldwide healing-centered culture based on ACEs science. We want that to take hold in this world in the same way electricity has — we only notice it if it isn’t there. First, a clarification: Nothing on ACEsConnection.com changes! Membership remains free! Everything our current 300+ communities use stays free, and remains free for new ones.
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Guidance for Distance Learning Released by CA Dept. of Social Services (CDSS) and Education (CDE)

Elena Costa ·
The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and California Department of Education (CDE) have jointly released a guidance document for educators conducting distance learning on recognizing the signs and symptoms of abuse. To read more, please see the attached document.
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Whole People Film Discussion on Tuesday, December 15th at 7p.m. EST

Christine Cissy White ·
ACEs Connection, the Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy & Practice ( CTIPP), and the Relentless School Nurse will be hosting a Zoom discussion on Tuesday, Dec, 15th at 7p.m. EST about parts 1, 2, and 3 of Whole People. We hope you can join us: Pre-Registration Link Quotes from Childhood Trauma (Part 1 of Whole People): If you have yet to watch the Whole People series, you can still do so by visiting the PBS website. There is no cost to watch. 101 | Childhood Trauma | 102 | Healing...
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Research from San Bernardino pediatric population

Ariane Marie-Mitchell ·
Sharing our recent publication of data on ACEs and immune cell gene expression
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Operation New Hope gives San Bernardino students skills to pursue their dreams [sbsun.com]

By Margaret Hill, The San Bernardino Sun, April 1, 2021 Founded 40 years ago, Operation New Hope “envisions a community in which all youth, without regard of their living situation, have an equal opportunity to pursue their goals and dreams, and an equal likelihood of achieving them.” This organization is dedicated to understanding the challenges of all students, including out-of-school youth, aiming to increase the success rate of dropouts through case management, life skills, leadership...
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Exploring the Role of Culture in Healing

Kelly Benshoof ·
Join the movement of understanding mental health through a new lens by participating in these upcoming live discussions. Together, we can rewrite the story of mental health and well-being. Register at https://lamaidaproject.org/acesaware/
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