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Hand in Hand: A Community Framework for Early Childhood Collaboration

Hand in Hand: A Community Framework for Early Childhood Collaboration

Zero to Three has released a framework that is designed to facilitate community collaboration through three categories: relationships, actions, and foundation. This resource will guide families through early childhood systems so that it is even easier to get connected efficiently to fulfill their needs. This framework was created to help organizations and individuals who provide structure to the lives of…

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The Secrets of “Cognitive Super-Agers”

The Secrets of “Cognitive Super-Agers”

Fewer than 1 percent of Americans reach the age of 100, but a new study from the Netherlands indicates that individuals who reach the centenarian milestone with their mental faculties still intact are likely to remain so for their remaining years. Such findings may lead to more of us becoming “cognitive super-agers”, as researchers hope to identify reliable characteristics and…

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March ACEs Newsletter 2021

March ACEs Newsletter 2021

We are featuring many highlights, events and resources in our ACEs Aware March Newsletter. We are very excited to feature our newest Knowledge to Action Brief on the Social Determinants of Health and in relation to ACEs. In addition, our partners at the YMCA Youth and Family Services has also developed a helpful ebook, in English and Spanish, for parents…

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Connections Beyond Screening

Connections Beyond Screening

During our third round of Network of Care convenings, the regional network participants from North County, East County, and Central San Diego came together to review lessons learned, to dive deeper into challenges with referrals, and next steps and opportunities. Stay tuned for more resources as well as a final report and recommendations for going forward, beyond screening. Resource Highlight…

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The Economics of Child Abuse: California and its Counties

The Economics of Child Abuse: California and its Counties

Safe & Sound is a children’s advocacy organization based in San Francisco with a mission to prevent child abuse and reduce its devastating impact. With the stress and trauma of COIVD-19, California can implement ways to protect kids, strengthen families and build communities. To help communities take action, Safe & Sound has updated its research on The Economics of Child…

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Thriving Children and Families: Prevention with Purpose

Thriving Children and Families: Prevention with Purpose

The Children’s Bureau’s Thriving Children and Families: Prevention With Purpose Prevention Resource Guide recognizes that there are actions we can take at all levels of the social ecology—as a society, within community systems, and in our organizations, as well as with individual families—to address the root causes of maltreatment and provide meaningful support. The guide also seeks to highlight the many…

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Early Adversity and Social Determinants of Health

Early Adversity and Social Determinants of Health

Some individuals experience more positive health outcomes than others due to various factors known as the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH). The Social Determinants of Health encompass a person’s environment, their individual behaviors, political factors and more. In our latest Knowledge to Action Brief, we discuss the SDOH in depth and how closely they are intertwined with Adverse Childhood Experiences…

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Reframing Childhood Adversity: Promoting Upstream Approaches

Reframing Childhood Adversity: Promoting Upstream Approaches

The FrameWorks Institute is a research organization that helps mission-driven organizations communicate about social issues to build public will to support progressive change. Julie Sweetland, a Senior Advisor at FrameWorks, recently presented a webinar discussing the newly released brief Reframing Childhood Adversity: Promoting Upstream Approaches. With the support of Prevent Child Abuse America and Alliance for Strong Families and Communities,…

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