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"Resilience" Film Screening at UW on May 7

Mary Power ·
Sound Disciplin e is delighted to present the film "Resilience" on May 7 in conjunction with Michelle Martin, the Beverly Cleary Professor for Children and Youth Services at the Information School, University of Washington. Join us at the Samuel E. Kelly Ethnic Cultural Center at 7pm for the film, panel discussion and moderated Q & A. $5 Registration fee. Register here. This one hour film by Jamie Redford illustrates the impacts of chronic stress on children’s brains. Following the movie...
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Resource List - Schools & School-Age Children and Youth

Tory Henderson ·
This resource list includes an introduction to ACEs, resilience and brain science - and ACEs-related internet resources related to schools and school age children and youth.
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Building Resilience in Children - 20 Practical, Powerful Strategies (backed by science)

Pam Hansen ·
This is an accessible, practical article. After a brief definition and explanation of resilience, it gives 20 easy, realistic strategies for building resilience in children. Share this with everyone you know! http://www.heysigmund.com/building-resilience-children/
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Sound Discipline 2020 Trauma-Informed Workshops

Mary Power ·
We've posted several workshops in January. Join us or share this information - thank you! Positive Discipline in the Classroom - Jan 14 - Feb 11 in Renton or Jan 15 - Mar 4 in Kent Teaching Parenting the Positive Discipline Way - Jan 23-25 in Seattle Building Resiliency 1: Strategies for Engaging Youth Exposed to Trauma Jan 16 in Seattle. Questions? Please email mary@sounddiscipline.org
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WA State Community Connectors 1st Annual Children's Behavioral Health Summit

Tory Henderson ·
"Every Voice Matters" The Washington State Community Connectors are proud to and excited to host the 1st Annual Children's Behavioral Health Summit! May 5, 2017 Hilton Garden Inn Yakima, Washington The days schedule will include: Key note speaker Erin Callinan author of "Beautifully Bipolar" Up dates on what is happening around our state in Children's Behavioral Health What WSCC has been up to this year Learning about WISe and the Workforce Collaborative And much more! There is no...
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We Have to Better Understand What Foster Parents Need [chronicleofsocialchange.org]

By Ross Hunter, The Chronicle of Social Change, October 11, 2019 As a new leader in the child welfare space, I thought it would be worth my while to do some listening before I made any big changes. So I went on a tour all over the state of Washington. I talked to caseworkers, foster parents, birth families, judges, prosecutors, defense attorneys and anyone else I could find who had an opinion. I got an earful. “Everything is broken.” “I had a great experience.” “The caseworker never called...
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Legislative Children's Mental Health Workgroup

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Upcoming Webinar: Tools & Resources for Coping with Stress, Fear and Anxiety (New Jersey Chapter, American Academy of Pediatrics)

Nakaysha Gonzalez ·
As part of NJAAP's Healthy Spaces program, we invite you to join us on Thursday, September 24th from 12:00-1:00 PM for our virtual educational workshop, Tools & Resources for Coping with Stress, Fear and Anxiety! Register Here ! This virtual session will share tools and resources to support mental and behavioral health during the pandemic. Dr. Leopardi and Dr. Gubernick will share guidance on self-care, stress management, and positive discipline. Participants will also engage in...
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Nashville’s Purposeful Twist on ACEs: All Children Excel

Anndee Hochman ·
In 2015, the pieces that became ACE Nashville began to fall into place. A five-year Community Health Improvement Plan included the support of mental and emotional health as one of its three goals. A core team of individuals from the Metro Public Health Department (MPHD), Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee and the Family Center, a non-profit focused on breaking generational cycles of child trauma, began to meet weekly. And a citywide “consensus workshop” in April of that year—drawing 44...
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Seeking Executive Director for Children's Mental Health Organization

Jenny Manza ·
Are you a leader who is passionate about supporting a team of professionals that help transform the lives of children and families? Jumping Mouse Children’s Center offers unparalleled support to our staff, health benefits, and opportunities for professional growth. We pride ourselves on carrying reasonable caseloads to encourage a personal/work life balance. About Jumping Mouse: Located in Port Townsend, Washington, Jumping Mouse Children’s Center is a nonprofit founded in 1999 to address...
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Two Opportunities to attend Reimagining Resilience Online - Register ASAP

Mary Power ·
Reimagining Resilience 1: Using a Trauma Lens TWO Online Opportunities - Clock hours available!
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Special offer - Discounted Program Fee - Online Workshop Series - Reimagining Resilience 1: Using a Trauma Lens starts September 23

Mary Power ·
After the last traumatic 2 years, this course gives teachers, parents, and other adults working closely with kids the skills they need to make sure that every child knows that they are safe and that they matter.
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Reimagining Resilience: Using a Trauma Lens - starts 10/21

Mary Power ·
This is an online course offered over three 75-minute sessions. In addition, there are short videos that will be sent to registrants before each class. Thursdays, October 21, 28, & Nov 4, 5-6:15pm PDT. Reserve your spot now - https://www.eventbrite.com/e/180385115737 Reimagining Resilience 1: Using a Trauma Lens helps adults build positive relationships with children who have experienced trauma. We will explore the impact of adverse experiences and the effect they have on developing...
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Reimagining Resilience workshop series - Nov. daytime & evening options

Mary Power ·
Reimagining Resilience 1: Using a Trauma Lens November daytime option - Mondays, 11/8, 15, & 29 11am - 12:15pm https://www.eventbrite.com/e/194069215247 November evening option - Tuesdays, 11/9, 16, & 30 5pm - 6:15pm https://www.eventbrite.com/e/180398666267 You will leave this training series with a deeper knowledge of trauma’s impact on developing brains, a better analysis of your own behavior and triggers, and concrete next steps to improve your relationships with kids. The course...
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Rooted Relationships: Growing Equitable Classroom Communities

Mary Power ·
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...
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