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Rooted Relationships: Growing Equitable Classroom Communities

Details and registration - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/301625769797 You can create a classroom and school environment where students feel connected and encouraged. Imagine a room filled with young people who are engaged in learning, contribute to problem-solving, and help build their own community. Introducing our 5-week Rooted Relationships series , which brings together the most helpful and practical tools from the latest brain science research, culturally responsive teaching, trauma and...

Washington OKs 1st statewide missing Indigenous people alert (newsbreak.com)

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday signed into law a bill that creates a first-in-the-nation statewide alert system for missing Indigenous people. The law creates a system similar to Amber Alerts and so-called silver alerts, which are used respectively for missing children and vulnerable adults in many states. The system will notify law enforcement when there’s a report of a missing Indigenous person. It will also place messages on highway reader boards and on the radio and social media,...

Washington OKs 1st statewide missing Indigenous people alert (newsbreak.com)

Washington Gov. Jay Inslee on Thursday signed into law a bill that creates a first-in-the-nation statewide alert system for missing Indigenous people. The law creates a system similar to Amber Alerts and so-called silver alerts, which are used respectively for missing children and vulnerable adults in many states. The system will notify law enforcement when there’s a report of a missing Indigenous person. It will also place messages on highway reader boards and on the radio and social media,...

NEW Online Workshop in Reimagining Resilience Series

Build on our Reimagining Resilience 1 workshop , OR your own knowledge and experiences, with our NEW online workshop - Reimagining Resilience 2: Developing Firmness Tools , Thursdays March 24 & 31, 4:30-6:30pm PDT. This workshop is facilitated by Corrina Skildum & Alan Wong . Alan shares how Reimagining Resilience 2 helps educators and other adults who work with youth during these challenging times: "More than ever we need tools that can help us meet the need of all students and...

Connie and Steve Ballmer Pledge $425 Million for Children’s Mental Health [philanthropy.com]

By Maria Di Mento, The Chronicle of Philanthropy, March 1, 2022 The technology billionaires Steve and Connie Ballmer pledged more than $425 million to the University of Oregon to create an institute where the university’s researchers and experts in children’s behavioral and mental health will work with Oregon’s public school systems, families, nonprofits, and state agencies to tamp down the surge in mental-health issues children and youths in the state are facing after two years of the...

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. (CEU’s are...

Reimagining Resilience series online - help for those who support youth during the pandemic

Registration and more info on these and other Sound Discipline workshops here. Reimagining Resilience 1: Using a Trauma Lens online, Feb 8 & 15 Reimagining Resilience 2: Developing Firmness Tools online, March 3 & 10 We are all continuing to navigate the stress and impacts of the COVID pandemic. Our school systems and staff are maxed out. Just making it though the day is a lot! Youth-serving organizations and community partners are exhausted from meeting the needs of young people and...

Help reunite families who have been victim to mass incarceration in WA to stop ACEs.. Senate Bill 6164 Webinar - Get your loved one out of jail/prison sooner in WA State!

Free educational Webinar invite! Topic: Ending Mass Incarceration and Uniting families Join WashingtonCAN on 12/6 and 12/9 to learn about a tool that could help your loved one get resentenced and released early in Washington State! My name is Rashell and I’m the Lead Organizer with Washington Community Action Network (WashingtonCAN), a grassroots organization with 44,000 members that advocates for mass liberation and an end to mass incarceration, through lobbying, advocacy, and grassroots...

Understanding ACEs Handout

This is an updated version of the popular hand-out created and shared by the Community & Family Services Division at the Spokane (WA) Regional Health District. The original version has been downloaded thousands and thousands of times and has been used by both individuals and organizations. The updated flyer can be downloaded, distributed, and used freely. Please share widely! It is available in the following languages: English Spanish Arabic Dari Farsi Family Hui, a Program of Lead for...

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...

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