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Resource: Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Training

Posted | Oct 03 2022

This training presents educators with approaches to preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and helping students who may already be affected by ACEs. Throughout the training, participants will learn the following: 

  • the definition of ACEs  

  • how ACEs influence child development, health, and success later in life 

  • risk and protective factors for ACEs 

  • ways that ACEs can affect learning and success in school 

  • tips for recognizing signs that a student may be affected by ACEs 

  • prevention and intervention strategies that educators can implement to prevent or lessen the impact of ACEs 

Learn more. 

Webinar: Expanding Mentorships to Center Around Gen Z Agency, Advocacy, and Decision-Making

Posted | Oct 03 2022

Date: October 6, 2022, 1:00 pm ET 

This workshop will focus on Gen Z decision-making research and how mentorships should put Gen Z at the center by focusing on the issues they care about. Participants will learn about available resources and will hear directly from organizations providing youth-centered mentorship opportunities for advocacy-driven Gen Z youth. Participants will also hear from participating young people. Learn more and register. 

Resource: Helping Victims of Mass Violence & Terrorism: Planning, Response, Recovery, and Resources

Posted | Oct 03 2022

This toolkit provides tools and resources for developing a comprehensive victim assistance plan to help communities prepare for and respond to the needs of victims of mass violence and terrorism in the most timely, effective, and compassionate manner possible.  

The toolkit’s Partnerships & Planning section reviews how to create and maintain partnerships, address resource gaps, and develop victim assistance protocols, and its Response and Recovery sections cover how to use the protocols after an incident of mass violence or terrorism. The Tools section includes checklists, samples, a glossary, and a compendium of victim assistance resources. Learn more.