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Trauma Informed Resources During Covid19 Quarantine

California’s Surgeon General Nadine Burke Harris has declared Adverse Childhood Experiences a public health problem and public school crisis in her state.  The COVID environment is changing how communities deal with child abuse and childhood trauma.

These posts & video from the ACEs Connection Network (the most active, influential ACEs community in the world), are powerful demonstrations of why she has done this.  Work to make your state a trauma informed state – Support KARA’s PSA program to bring attention to the needs of vulnerable children during the COVID

(intro to) ACE study – 3 minute video ACE policy brief – 8 minute video  14 minute video (the study)

Building Trauma/Resilience Informed Communities (part 1) (part 2)

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Anndee Hochman: Getting on the Same Page: Developing a Strategic Plan

Dominic Cappello: The preventable death of Anna, age eight in New Mexico: The impossible challenges of child welfare that must and can be solved.

Christine Cissy White (AC Staff): More Data Must Equal More Commitment to Creating Racial Equity ( & Commentary

Elizabeth Prewitt: Senate ACEs Resolution passes unanimously

Gail Yen: Tell State Leaders: Do More for California’s Babies

Lori Turk: Rate of Depression is Double for Gay, Lesbian, Bisexual Youth

Jessie Graham: Know Your Story, Tell Your Story: Build Relationships and Resilience and Begin Healing

Cheryl Miranda: How Micro Traumas Add To One’s Cup Of Woes

Helga Erika Luest: Senate Resolution 346 – Recognizing the Importance and Effectiveness of Trauma-Informed Care Passes!

Rebekah Couch: Post Traumatic JournalingFragments of Lost Dreams

Carey Watson, MD: Podcast Interview with Gael Strack

KARA has been reporting and speaking on critical issues impacting abused and neglected children for many years.

this article submitted by long time CASA guardian ad Litem Mike Tikkanen

Please share this with teachers, law enforcement, social workers and

other concerned community members in your circles

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