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Top Reasons for Joining the Summit

Virtual Conference | April 5-6, 2022 Our world gets more complex every day. So it's more important than ever to address the traumas that affect our communities. That’s why we’re coming together at the Hanna Institute Summit: to heal our communities. But why should you join us? Here are the top three reasons people attend the Summit: 1) Learn from Experts From best-selling authors Ibram X. Kendi and Resmaa Menakem to Nancy Dome and Dr. Gary Slutkin, national and Bay Area experts will bring...

Scholarships now available for Mind Matters Now!

Has the pandemic stressed you out? Want to learn the self-soothing skills of Mind Matters: Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience directly from the author, Dr. Carolyn Curtis? Good news! The Dibble Institute has received generous funding for scholarships to the online, full 12-lesson series, Mind Matters Now . The course helps teachers, social workers, medical professionals, and others manage their stress by building resilience skills and practices for mental well-being. (CEUs are...

A Happy New Year Message from First 5 Siskiyou Children and Families Commission

Happy New Year! ⭐ 1. High Quality Virtual Classes and Trainings for Parents and Professional Development - through continued partnership with Lilliput Family Services, OPEC, College of the Siskiyous Foster/Kinship Care Education program, Siskiyou Human Services - MHSA a menu of high-quality trainings were offered including monthly trainings by Dr. Ernie Mendez and Ce Eshelman, LMFT. Knowledge of parenting and child development is an important protective factor. Through the virtual parenting...

CHW Training and Resource Hub Flyer

This flyer, created by the Northern ACEs Collaborative (NAC) (found online here ). is a hub for online training opportunities for community health workers (CHWs). This program will prepare CHWs to become fully equipped to effectively prevent, treat, and heal toxic stress. Many trainings are also available in Spanish. The flyer is attached below.

First 5 Siskiyou Children and Families Commission presents Virtual Workshop: Stewards of Children ~ Darkness to Light

Child sexual abuse is one of the most prevalent public health issues facing society today. You might wonder – “How is it possible to prevent child sexual abuse?” The reality is it’s very preventable – and anyone, whether you have kids or not, can help create safe environments for kids. Join us in this compelling virtual training and learn: ▪ the facts about child sexual abuse and the updates on the latest prevention tools and resources ▪ 5 steps to protecting our children and how they can be...

The Hidden Biases of Good People: Implicit Bias Awareness Training

The Dibble Institute is pleased to present an introductory webinar by Rev. Dr. Bryant T. Marks Sr. of the National Training Institute on Race and Equity , which will provide foundational information on implicit bias. It will focus at the individual level and discuss how implicit bias affects everyone. Strategies to reduce or manage implicit bias will be discussed. Broadly speaking, group-based bias involves varying degrees of stereotyping (exaggerated beliefs about others), prejudice...

Me & My Emotions: A New, Free Resource for Teens

The pandemic has had a lasting effect on youth mental health. Moved by a desire to reduce youth’s toxic stress and increase their resilience, The Dibble Institute, in partnership with a team of students and alumni from ArtCenter College of Design and author Carolyn Curtis, PhD, is releasing Me & My Emotions —a new, free adaptation of our beloved Mind Matters Curriculum. The mobile-friendly Me & My Emotions website features engaging graphics and bite-sized lessons teens can access and...

First 5 Siskiyou Events this week and beyond! Join us if you can!

Print PDF More families benefit from Little Campers Child Care thanks to the Happy Camp Community Center and Partners Dynamic Relationships ~ Building Positivity in Attitudes, Interactions, and Ideas ~~~~~ with Dr. Ernie Mendes Next class is Septemer 30th at 9am Register here! Child sexual abuse is one of the most prevalent public health issues facing society today. You might wonder – “How is it possible to prevent child sexual abuse?” The reality is it’s very preventable – and anyone,...

FREE WEBINAR: The Impact of Mind Matters: Preliminary Evidence of Effectiveness in a Community-Based Sample

Becky Antle, Ph.D., Professor of Social Work and esteemed University Scholar at the University of Louisville, won The Dibble Institute’s national competition to evaluate Mind Matters: Overcoming Adversity and Building Resilience in 2019. As a result, Dr. Antle and her colleagues have conducted a randomized controlled trial to examine the impact of Mind Matters on a host of outcomes related to trauma symptoms, emotional regulation, coping and resiliency, and interpersonal skills for at-risk...

New Release: Humboldt County Home Visiting Program Environmental Scan

In partnership with First 5 Humboldt and funded by the First 5 California Home Visiting Coordination Grant, the California Center for Rural Policy has just released the Humboldt County Home Visiting Program Environmental Scan. The findings and recommendations in the environmental scan are grounded in partner workgroups, interviews, and surveys that occurred in 2020-21 and capture the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on home visiting services. Excerpts: "The organizations that provide home...

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