COVID-19 – CALLED 11TH ACE BY SOME – SETS BACK RESILIENCY-BUILDING FOR AT-RISK YOUTH…BUT SOME COMMUNITIES ARE FIGHTING BACK
Mary Ann Hansen, director of First 5, a nonprofit that supports early childhood development, grew up in Humboldt County and has deep connections with helping families in her community overcome adversity – a daunting task as Humboldt’s rates of
New Jersey’s Pioneering Efforts
New Jersey, under the New Jersey Department of Children and Families (DCF), is the first state in the nation to launch an Office of Resiliency. Its goal is to create a community-driven statewide plan to combat
Reports of Domestic Violence & Foster Placements Drop During Pandemic: Covid-19 Masking Incidence, Experts Suspect
Kids that experience childhood domestic violence and other adversities at home often prefer school to being at home and many join various extracurricular activities to delay the inevitable even longer.
Adrian Tucker, now an instructional assistant at an elementary school
According to the CDC, each year more than 6% of all children in the US are exposed to domestic violence. And strikingly, among the most affected by are the youngest.
In 2020, Case Western Reserve University conducted a survey study
Sesame Street Communities Features Insightful Video on Responses of Children Facing CDV & Other Traumatic Events, Shows How a Caring Adult Can Help Undo the Damage
Trauma has a negative impact on a child’s developing brain and can trigger stress responses and coping mechanisms that can be different from one child to the next. Not all children are the same and not children respond to trauma
Last Month, California Became 1st U.S. State to Begin Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Like Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV)
RECENT ARTICLE IN CANADA OUTLINES STEPS FOR FOSTERING RESILIENCY IN CHILDREN, PARTICULARLY AFTER ACE’S
This tragic story depicts the devastating culmination of a domestic violence incident and the extensive history of it in the household that led to the death of a 17-year old boy attempting to protect his mother. The consequences of such