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Building a National Movement to Prevent Trauma & Foster Resilience

Updated: Nov 21, 2022

“Building a National Movement to Prevent Trauma and Foster Resilience” comprises a series of nine virtual workshops that were held every two weeks from January 7, 2022, through April 29, 2022. The half-day workshops were designed to provide information and tools for community coalitions to integrate trauma-informed, resilience-focused and healing-centered approaches into their local systems. These include child welfare, education, health care, justice and faith-based systems. Themes across all sectors include diversity, equity and inclusion; racial justice; community voice; a cross-sector approach; opportunities for youth; individual, families, and communities. The goal is to reduce individual, organizational and community exposure to trauma, particularly in underserved and marginalized populations. People with experience in relevant areas led each session for participants, which included community stakeholders, practitioners and administrators.

The series was presented by the National Prevention Science Coalition to Improve Lives, Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice, and PACEs Connection. It was co-sponsored by over a dozen national organizations.

In this workshops series, we covered:

For more information, including the replays, resource guide, presentations, workshop objectives, panelist information, and so much more, visit:

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