Throughout March, which is Womens History Month – we highlighted strong and remarkable women who faced Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV) growing up. The award-winning actress Halle Berry requires no introduction. But most people may not know that she grew up

Celebrity Spotlight: Halle Berry, an Amazing Woman, Role Model, and Survivor of Childhood Domestic Violence

Celebrity Spotlight: Halle Berry, an Amazing Woman, Role Model, and Survivor of Childhood Domestic Violence

Throughout March, which is Womens History Month – we highlighted strong and remarkable women who faced Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV) growing up. The award-winning actress Halle Berry requires no introduction. But most people may not know that she grew up

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Meet the Graingers – Ainie and Priscilla! On the front lines in the fight against DV and CDV in Ireland

Meet the Graingers – Ainie and Priscilla!  On the front lines in the fight against DV and CDV in Ireland
Meet the Graingers – a dynamic mother-daughter due bringing awareness about and offering solutions for Domestic Violence (DV) and Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV) in Ireland.

Meet the Graingers – a dynamic mother-daughter due bringing awareness about and offering solutions for

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Featured Social Worker Dr. Linda Olson, CDV and Calmkins

Featured Social Worker Dr. Linda Olson, CDV and Calmkins
Dr. Linda Olson is a psychologist, licensed psychotherapist, and social worker with over 30 years of experience in private practice and an emphasis on treating childhood trauma, focusing on Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV).

Dr. Linda Olson is a psychologist,

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The impact of co-occurring adversities: Childhood Domestic Violence and Substance abuse

The impact of co-occurring adversities: Childhood Domestic Violence and Substance abuse
There isn’t a great deal of research that deep-dives into the impact of growing up with Childhood Domestic Violence (CDV) when there is also another major adversity or multiple other adversities, like  substance abuse or child abuse

There isn’t a

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LET’S USE BLACK HISTORY MONTH AS A PLATFORM TO SPREAD AWARENESS OF HOW ACES LIKE CDV IMPACT MINORITIES

LET’S USE BLACK HISTORY MONTH AS A PLATFORM TO SPREAD AWARENESS OF HOW ACES LIKE CDV IMPACT MINORITIES
The awareness of how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) impact mental health in children and sustain the impact into adulthood has come a long way since the original landmark study, conducted by the Center for Disease Control and Kaiser Permanente in

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THE LIE – I’M HOPELESS; THE TRUTH – I’M GUIDED

THE LIE – I’M HOPELESS; THE TRUTH – I’M GUIDED

Hopelessness: One of the Most Pervasive Lies You Learn Growing up with CDV

With a global pandemic that lingers on, impacting multiple facets of our lives, many may at times feel HOPELESS. But when you grow up with Childhood Domestic

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This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, give thanks and even the playing field

This Martin Luther King, Jr. Day, give thanks and even the playing field
On this day, we celebrate our gratitude to Martin Luther King, Jr.  His life’s work helped fuel a wave of significant national change towards racial equality, including the Civil Rights Act of 1964 and the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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Alaskan Children Are Swept Up by a River of ACEs…But There’s Hope & Help

Alaskan Children Are Swept Up by a River of ACEs…But There’s Hope & Help

Cathy Giessel is a lifelong Alaskan, registered nurse, Advanced Nurse Practitioner, healthcare services volunteer and board member of Alaska Behavioral Health. To punctuate the gravity of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) (like Childhood Domestic Violence) in her community, in a

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COVID-19 – CALLED 11TH ACE BY SOME – SETS BACK RESILIENCY-BUILDING FOR AT-RISK YOUTH…BUT SOME COMMUNITIES ARE FIGHTING BACK

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

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Nation’s First Office of Resilience Launched in New Jersey to Combat ACEs

Nation’s First Office of Resilience Launched in New Jersey to Combat ACEs

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

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