Month: May 2019

Adverse Childhood Experiences & Disasters

  Have you ever heard of Adverse Childhood Experiences, otherwise known as ACEs?  ACEs were first highlighted in 1995 in a groundbreaking research study  conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Kaiser Permanente.  This study showed that children under the age of 18 who have been exposed to traumatic or stressful …

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Tornadoes & Flooding hit the Midwest

It’s only May and already there has been such destruction from tornadoes and floods throughout the Midwest, and unfortunately will be continuing through next week.  Kansas, Oklahoma, Missouri, and Iowa are just some of the areas that have been largely affected.  Hundreds of tornados have ravished through the areas and at least nine people confirmed …

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Teachers, Vital Team Members in the Wake of Disasters

Many people have heard the saying “it takes a village” when it comes to raising a family.  For many families, that “village” provides support, guidance, resources, ideas, and respite, and can include anyone from neighbors, to relatives, to friends, and others whom they see fit for the job.  Teachers play a large role in that …

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