Resiliency: Why you need it and how to get it
(Image/Voices for Georgia's Children) (Forsyth County, GA) May is Mental Health Awareness Month, making it a great time to talk about this important issue, educate ourselves on local resources, and encourage people to take action.
Workshop Addresses Impact of Childhood Trauma
Haley McCracken will discuss positive and adverse childhood experiences at a Project Self-Sufficiency workshop.Project Self-Sufficiency. Project Self-Sufficiency will continue the workshop and discussion series, “Connections Matter”, designed to facilitate the conversation about issues surrounding Positive & Adverse Childhood Experiences (PACEs), with a virtual session on Thursday, March 10th at 2:00 p.m. Participants are invited to explore the Connections Matter curriculum, a program funded by the New Jersey Department of Children and Families and led by Prevent Child Abuse New Jersey designed to engage providers, parents, and community members in building caring connections to improve resiliency. Discussion will focus on understanding Adverse Childhood Experiences and trauma and demonstrate how caring connections serve as a primary buffer in the negative effects of trauma. The training is appropriate for parents and providers raising and teaching school aged children.