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Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y presents series of no cost webinars for professionals, parents and youth on ACES, Mindfulness, other topics

| April 27, 2020
Connections Spotlight: CCC&Y presents series of no cost webinars for professionals, parents and youth on ACES, Mindfulness, other topics

The Coconino Coalition for Children & Youth has created a series of webinars for professionals, parents and youth, to skills that are needed now more than every in our current stay-safe-at home-society.

In our hour-long webinar on Understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences; Hope in Resiliency, participants will learn how the effects of childhood trauma play out both personally for individuals, along with having tremendous costs for society. According to one participant:

“Though I am familiar with the topic of ACES, each time I participate in training, I learn something new. Your model of ACES presented a light of hope with interventions that can occur at each level.” “It was a great training and I look forward to more in the future.” “I am recommending this training to several folks…” “Thank you for providing amazing webinars…” “Very good training.”

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Arizona1.27 provides resources for parenting through these times

| April 21, 2020
Arizona1.27 provides resources for parenting through these times

Arizona1.27 is providing resources for parenting through these times: Virtual support groups and TBRI; Care Portal; Bedding; Foster Clothing Closet

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CDC provides updated guidance on Groups at higher risk for severe illness, caring for someone at home

| April 21, 2020
CDC provides updated guidance on Groups at higher risk for severe illness, caring for someone at home

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is providing updated guidance on Groups at Higher Risk for Severe Illness and Caring for Someone at Home

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Bilingual update: WIC providing virtual and phone appointments

| April 21, 2020
Bilingual update: WIC providing virtual and phone appointments

During COVID-19, Women, Infants, & Children (WIC) is still here to serve you. WIC is currently not seeing client in person or in the office. All WIC appointments are being offered virtually or over the phone. To make an appointment,  928-679-7250.

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Children’s Action Alliance: Help for Arizona’s Essential Service Workers & Childcare Providers

| April 21, 2020
Children’s Action Alliance: Help for Arizona’s Essential Service Workers & Childcare Providers

The Arizona early childhood community is coming together to help during the COVID-19 crisis. Most of us are sheltering at home but that isn’t possible for many of the state’s essential services workers. This has created challenges both for childcare providers AND parents who need to continue to work outside of the home.  

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Tuba City Child Abuse Prevention Council to hold FREE presentation on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) on April 28

| April 21, 2020
Tuba City Child Abuse Prevention Council to hold FREE presentation on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) on April 28

The Tuba City Child Abuse Prevention Council will hold aFREE presentation on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) from 2 to 3 p.m. Tuesday, April 28.

Contact cymbre.lauing@parentingaz.org to register.

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Virtual-At-Home Premiere Screening of California’s Forgotten Children Documentary to be held April 24

| April 21, 2020
Virtual-At-Home Premiere Screening of California’s Forgotten Children Documentary to be held April 24

April is Child Abuse Prevention Month, and as communities across the country are in isolation, it is a crucial opportunity to learn about the signs of child abuse and how to prevent it.

After doing some extensive research on multiple platforms, I am excited to announce that California’s Forgotten Children documentary will have its first Virtual-At-Home Screening Premiere with a live Q and A Discussion.

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First Things First — Putting a spotlight on early childhood

| April 21, 2020
First Things First — Putting a spotlight on early childhood

As the coronavirus outbreak hit Arizona last month, the importance of child care providers to families, to our communities and to the economy became clear. Especially in uncertain times, early childhood educators provide families the support they need and for that, we thank our state’s entire child care workforce.

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Mindfulness Spotlight: How are you filling your cup?

| April 13, 2020
Mindfulness Spotlight: How are you filling your cup?

There’s so much “new”! You may be wearing several hats simultaneously throughout a day: caregiver, employee, leader, chef, IT specialist, and so many more. A friend recently reminded me, “We can’t forget we have a physical body.” Simple as it was, it was a great reminder for me.

So how are you filling your cup? CCC&Y encourages you to do something every day that brings you peace of mind. Tending to our social/emotional health builds our resiliency! Ensuring our cup is full, or at least not running on empty, ensures we have the emotional reserve to be our best for ourselves and our children.

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Stronger As One Resources for Mental Health and Wellbeing during COVID-19

| April 10, 2020
Stronger As One Resources for Mental Health and Wellbeing during COVID-19

As you know, the current COVID-19 outbreak has had far reaching impacts, including on the mental health and wellbeing of all of us who are living through this time. As a result, it is with urgency that we are shifting Stronger As One’s focus to providing supportive mental health and wellbeing resources to our community in this tumultuous time. We want to offer support to one another, and to everyone in our community.

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