Tag: Trauma

REMINDER TONIGHT Sept 25 – “Healing Neen” Film Screening – True Story on Impacts of Child Trauma

| September 24, 2014
REMINDER TONIGHT Sept 25 – “Healing Neen” Film Screening – True Story on Impacts of Child Trauma

In preparation for guest speaker Tonier Cain this coming October, join us for a Film Screening of “Healing Neen”, one woman’s path to salvation from trauma and addiction. The transcendent story of Tonier “Neen” Cain’s emergence from drug addiction, multiple incarcerations and two decades of homelessness to become a tireless advocate and educator on the […]

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REMINDER THIS THURSDAY – “Healing Neen” Film Screening – True Story on Impacts of Child Trauma – Sept 25

| September 22, 2014
REMINDER THIS THURSDAY – “Healing Neen” Film Screening – True Story on Impacts of Child Trauma – Sept 25

In preparation for guest speaker Tonier Cain this coming October, join us for a Film Screening of “Healing Neen”, one woman’s path to salvation from trauma and addiction. The transcendent story of Tonier “Neen” Cain’s emergence from drug addiction, multiple incarcerations and two decades of homelessness to become a tireless advocate and educator on the […]

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The Way to Beat Poverty

| September 17, 2014
The Way to Beat Poverty

By NICHOLAS KRISTOF and SHERYL WuDUNN SEPT. 12, 2014 AS our children were growing up, one of their playmates was a girl named Jessica. Our kids would disappear with Jessica to make forts, build a treehouse and share dreams. We were always concerned because — there’s no polite way to say this — Jessica was […]

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Community Resilience Cookbook – Communities Using ACEs Research – Arizona ACE Consortium Included

| September 17, 2014
Community Resilience Cookbook – Communities Using ACEs Research – Arizona ACE Consortium Included

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation is exploring how to create resilience in individuals, families and communities. We know that traumatic childhood events like abuse and neglect can create dangerous levels of stress and derail healthy brain development. We also know that while adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are prevalent, they are not destiny. Well-conceived interventions can […]

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Kids Yoga Teacher Training – Growing Healthy, Happy, Resilient Kids – September 19, 20, 21

| September 8, 2014
Kids Yoga Teacher Training – Growing Healthy, Happy, Resilient Kids – September 19, 20, 21

Register by September 12th and receive $35 off your registration fees!  More details in THIS FLYER

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“Healing Neen” Film Screening – True Story on the Impact of Child Trauma – September 25th AND October 7th

| September 8, 2014
“Healing Neen” Film Screening – True Story on the Impact of Child Trauma – September 25th AND October 7th

In preparation for guest speaker Tonier Cain this coming October, join us for a Film Screening of “Healing Neen”, one woman’s path to salvation from trauma and addiction. The transcendent story of Tonier “Neen” Cain’s emergence from drug addiction, multiple incarcerations and two decades of homelessness to become a tireless advocate and educator on the […]

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New Arizona Data Shared on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

| September 1, 2014
New Arizona Data Shared on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

NEW ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCES (ACE) DATA has been released at a County level showing comparisons throughout Arizona of the alarming numbers of those who have experienced adverse childhood experiences. Early childhood trauma is a known indicator of adverse health effects later in the lives of adults. The ACE STUDY and THIS DATA is critical to […]

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New brief: State-Level Policy Advocacy for Children Affected by Parental Substance Use

| August 22, 2014
New brief: State-Level Policy Advocacy for Children Affected by Parental Substance Use

SPARC has released a new brief on the importance of addressing parental substance abuse in child welfare advocacy. More than 8.3 million children, or 11 percent of all children in the United States, live in homes where at least one parent or caretaker has a substance use disorder involving alcohol and other drugs. Parental substance […]

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New Brief – Prevent, Protect & Provide: How child welfare can better support low-income families

| August 8, 2014
New Brief – Prevent, Protect & Provide: How child welfare can better support low-income families

The State Policy Advocacy and Reform Center is proud to release a new brief, Prevent, Protect & Provide: How child welfare can better support low-income families. Families living in poverty have a significantly higher likelihood of experiencing crises. While the majority of poor families never come to the attention of the child welfare system, poverty is still […]

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FREE program “How Men Entrap Women in Personal Life” July 15

| July 14, 2014
FREE program “How Men Entrap Women in Personal Life” July 15

The Family Violence Institute invites you to attend a free COMMUNITY LECTURE BY DR. EVAN STARK:“How Men Entrap Women in Personal Life” Dr. Evan Stark is Professor Emeritus at the Rutgers University School of Public Affairs and Administration in New Jersey. He is a forensic social worker and award-winning researcher with an international reputation for […]

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