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California PACEs Connection initiatives spark new connections in regional meeting

Among PACEs Connection initiatives around the country, it’s well known that our social network is something like a bustling, giant town square where people share ideas, resources and any number of conversations about how to prevent childhood adversity and promote positive childhood experiences. On May 14, PACEs Connection assembled a virtual town square gathering of PACEs initiatives in California, where we have 58 initiatives sparking action all across the state. Speakers at the gathering,...

Webinar explores Oregon bill declaring racism a public health crisis

For anyone who thinks Oregon — long regarded as a liberal, progressive state — was a welcoming place for Blacks and other minorities in the past, a recent webinar sponsored by Oregon health care organizations was a chilling wake-up call. In June 1844, Oregon’s provisional government passed its first Black Exclusionary Act , with language stating that any Black person who set foot in Oregon “would be publicly whipped 39 lashes.” From that time forward, Oregon, like most states, amassed its...

Humanidad Therapy & Education Services Presents / Humanidad Presenta: Un Camino a la Vida Después del Covid.¡Seguimos adelante! Embracing Life After Covid, Moving Forward!

An Educational Panel about the different perspectives of Life after Covid in Latinx communites, and how to address the emotional distress and anxiety behind recieving the COVID vaccines, and the stigma around Mental Health and self-care. https://clt1154879.bmeurl.co/C59CAC6 Un Panel Educativo para discutir las diferentes perspectivas en la vida de las comunidades latinx depues del COVID y como abordar la angustia emocional y la ansiedad detrás de recibir las vacunas y el estigma en torno a...

June Monthly Resource Packet

Hello Sonoma County ACEs Connection! The Family Service Coordination Team of Buckelew Programs sends out a monthly resource packet that has information from organizations that support the community: flyers, schedules, calendars, events, & infographics. The June Monthly Resource Packet is on our website at: https://buckelew.org/wp-content/uploads/2015/12/June-Monthly-Resource-Packet-2021.pdf Let me know if you have any questions and/or you know anyone else that would like to added to the...

Survivors of Suicide: Allies for Hope

Join us tomorrow Wednesday 5/26 Buckelew Programs SOS: Allies For Hope Survivors Of Suicide Bereavement Support Group. The death of a loved one by suicide presents unique problems in grieving. Along with the shock and sorrow that accompany the sudden loss of someone vitally important to us, there is often a greater sense of bewilderment and helplessness, guilt and even anger towards a person who has taken their own life. Join us in a #safe and #supportive space to recover. 2nd & 4th...

Resource clinic support meetings

Everyone is welcome to come to the Resource Clinic! Every Tuesday from 3 to 4:30pm. If you need support looking for #resources and #services in our community, want to learn more about those services and services, and/or you want to come to listen to what we know then please come. Family members and friends, peers and service providers, and those seeking support have all attended our Resource Clinic support meetings. If you are interested in joining our zoom #support meetings, please contact:...

Sonoma County ACES Connection Monthly Meeting is this Thursday

Join us this Thursday from 3-4pm for our monthly Sonoma County ACEs Connection Meeting. All are welcome to attend, every voice is valued and has a seat at the table. Michael Ellison of Buckelew Programs will be presenting on Family Service Coordination Programs. If you have something you would like added to this agenda or future reach out to the Community Manager: elizabeth@projectwholechild.com Join Zoom Meeting ID: 91864522660 Password: 557951

Service organizations, nonprofits and others gather to discuss community needs. SCAC was a part of this discussion

Last week the city of Sebastopol and its economic vitality contractor, CoMission, hosted the Community Needs Summit, a gathering of representatives from local service organizations and nonprofits. The meeting featured in-depth panel discussions on food and housing, mental health and schools, environment and community enrichment, which revealed several key needs and facts. SCAC Community Manager, Elizabeth Smith was one of the Panelists: Smith said with the recent fires, floods and now the...

Our State of CAre is ACEs Aware

California State Surgeon General, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris launched a 'State of Care' provider campaign, and a 'Number Story' campaign to reach the public. Both programs serve to highlight the increased need for trauma informed care following the Covid-19 pandemic.

Childcare providers use two- generational approach to help preschoolers from being expelled

It’s shocking: Preschoolers are three times more likely to be expelled than children in elementary, middle and high school, according to figures from the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services. Boys are four times more likely than girls to be kicked out, and African American children are twice as likely as Latinx and White children. One organization with childcare centers and mental health providers in Kentucky and Ohio began a long journey 15 years ago, when they began hearing about...

#IAmTraumaAware: Find Resources from ACEs Aware

https://youtu.be/acsW9a05EXA NEW TOOLKIT: "I Am Trauma Aware" Social Media Campaign for Trauma Awareness Month in May Tomorrow is National Trauma Survivors Day To recognize that May is National Trauma Awareness Month, the California Department of Public Health and the California Office of the Surgeon General—in partnership with ACEs Aware—have produced a social media campaign (#IamTraumaAware) to lift up trauma survivors and highlight resources for those who are experiencing trauma—due...

Register Now: Is the COVID-19 Pandemic an Adverse Childhood Experience?

Is the COVID-19 Pandemic an Adverse Childhood Experience? Sponsored by the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors and the Safe States Alliance Date and Time: Monday, May 24, 2021 | 2:00 - 3:00 PM ET Register Here Session Description: Safe States and the National Association of Chronic Disease Directors have teamed up to explore whether and in what ways the COVID-19 pandemic has been an adverse childhood experience. And if is, what can chronic disease and injury prevention...

Staying Power: Care and Supervision Best Practices for Trafficked Youth

June 5th from 9am-noon Presented by: Dr. Deena Graves and Derek Williams, a former 32-year trafficker Cutting-edge, engaging training developed for the new sate-mandated Care and Supervision Best Practices for Commercially Sexually Exploited Children for California Resource Families. THE PROBLEM: - Commercial Sexual Exploitations of Children (CSEC) Basic Facts - The intersection with Foster Care - Running's Agonizing Possibilities - Setting the Youth and the Resource Family Up for Success,...

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