New resource for caregivers who have been incarcerated [positiveexperience.org/blog]
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by Laura Gallant
5d ago
By Laura Gallant, 4/8/24, https://positiveexperience.org/blog/ This new Four Building Blocks of HOPE resource was developed in partnership with and tailored specifically for caregivers who have experienced or are still experiencing incarceration. In recognition of the unique challenges faced by this community, this fact sheet offers practical strategies on how to access the Four Building Blocks of HOPE for families impacted by incarceration. From fostering relationships to creating nurturing ..read more
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The first of its kind: Introducing Boston Architecture College TiD Course!
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by Christine Cowart
4M ago
BIG NEWS! We are teaming up with the BAC to offer the first Trauma-informed Design college course of its kind this Spring ..read more
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Building Resilience is a Team Effort that Starts Early
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by Porter Jennings-McGarity
4M ago
“YES!” was the response of Gaile Osborne, executive director of Foster Family Alliance of North Carolina (FFANC), when asked for input on a new program to help foster and kinship care families learn how to support the brain development of young children. “I love these Brain Insights materials. How soon can we start?” said Osborne upon receiving the "The First 60 Days ” booklet on myths about newborns and their caregivers and the eight “ Neuro-Nurturing ” ringed books. The materials delivered ..read more
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Jobs, not jail: A judge was sick of sending kids to prison, so he found a better way (msn.com)
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by Dana Brown (PACEs Connection Staff)
5M ago
Rancho Cielo founder John Phillips. © Nic Coury for USA TODAY To read more of Elizabeth Weise's article, please click here, Jobs, not jail: A judge was sick of sending kids to prison, so he found a better way (msn.com) . SALINAS, Calif. – Superior Court Judge John Phillips remembers the day 23 years ago like it was yesterday. A kid stood in his courtroom who’d committed a murder, a young man who was still angry and unrepentant. Then the boy’s grandmother entered. "He broke down and started ..read more
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Here’s How I Use My Story to Teach Incarcerated Kids That Writing Matters [themarshallproject.org]
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by Porter Jennings-McGarity (PACEs Staff)
6M ago
By Bobby Bostic, Illustration: Douglas Lopes/The Marshall Project, The Marshall Project, October 20, 2023 R ecently, at one of the writing workshops that I teach at three juvenile lockups in and around my hometown of St. Louis, one of my students posed a provocative question: “Why should I write about changing the world when the world doesn’t care about me?” The tall, lanky 16-year-old asked his question in a slow, rebellious twang that reminded me of how I spoke as a child. “You should ..read more
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Early Relational Health Innovators Partner In Program Supported by PACEs Connection Cooperative of Communities Members in Twelve California Counties
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by Carey Sipp (PACEs Connection Staff)
6M ago
Christina Bethell, Ph.D, MBA, MPH, founder of the Child and Adolescent Health Measurement Initiative (CAHMI), principal author of the groundbreaking study on positive childhood experiences, and creator of the free Well Visit Planner, among other innovations. Two internationally-respected leaders and innovators in complementary aspects of early relational health and childhood and maternal health equity recently launched a partnership they believe will benefit everyone from newborn babies and ..read more
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Call to Action & Toolkit: Urge Congress to Support Trauma-Informed Legislation
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by Laura Braden Quigley
7M ago
It’s time to take action and make our voices heard to build healthy, resilient communities! The Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP) is organizing trauma-informed advocates, activists, and stakeholders to urge their U.S. Senators and Representatives to support two bipartisan, bicameral bills that would significantly help prevent, address, and mitigate the negative impacts of trauma through community-based/led initiatives ..read more
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Health Equity and the Social Determinants of Health Are NOT Synonyms
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by Ellen Fink-Samnick
8M ago
Successful health equity strategies must be inclusive, and focus on all marginalized and minoritized persons and their communities. Any lesser view will continue to yield a faulty health equity equation ..read more
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NURTURING GUILT: EXPLORING THE IMPACT OF GUILT ON FOSTER CHILDREN IN FOSTER CARE
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by Jessi Maurice
8M ago
Foster care is a crucial system designed to provide temporary homes and care for children who are unable to live with their biological families. While foster care aims to offer stability and support, the experience can be emotionally complex for children. One emotion that often plagues foster children is guilt. Guilt can arise from a range of circumstances and can significantly impact a child's emotional well-being and overall development. This article delves into the various sources of ..read more
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What are the Treatment Options for Patients with Severe Alzheimer’s Disease?
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by Dr. Michelle Ned
9M ago
Having an individual who is diagnosed with severe Alzheimer’s disease can cause extreme burden on caretakers. Alzheimer’s is the decrease in brain availability. Alzheimer’s disease is a stressor in itself, because the disease causes individuals to have difficulty with cognition, ultimately reducing memory and events. There are a number of concerns in the treatment process involving this disease. The question of involving medicine to improve the treatment process of an individual with ..read more
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