Trauma Informed Oregon’s First Collaborative Meeting

November 14, 2014 From: Margaret Cary, MD, MPH, Co-Director, Trauma Informed Oregon On October 10th just over 130 Oregonians gathered to share experiences, learn from each other, and brainstorm ideas about strengthening and dissemination of trauma-informed practices throughout Oregon’s social, health, educational, and judicial services. People commented about their appreciation of working collaboratively with individuals from other organizations and systems of care. More interagency, interdisciplinary discussions were desired. In addition, there was strong motivation to move beyond conversation into measurable action. There was shared aspiration to further increase the [...]

November 14th, 2014|Events, TIO News|

Trauma-Informed Approaches for Caring for Every Child’s Mental Health

October 14, 20154 Check out this up and coming new opportunity to learn about trauma informed work with children, sponsored by SAMHSA! Join the live KSOC-TV (Knowledge Network for Systems of Care) webcast on Monday, October 27 from 11:00am-12:00pm PT. The webisode will explore the principles of a trauma-informed approach and trauma-specific interventions designed to address the consequences of trauma among children, youth and families. The link to watch this webisode on October 27 is: Panelists include: Larke Huang, PhD, Director, Office of Behavioral Health Equity at SAMHSA Kay Connors, [...]

October 14th, 2014|Events|

Making Connections Conference

October 2, 2014 A conference sponsored by Lane County Health & Human Services, Trillium Community Health Plan and Oregon Health Authority, More than 40 presentations will be offered, covering the latest research and strategies related to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and mental health promotion. Anyone working to increase the health and well-being of their community should attend. For more information: call 541-682-3650 or email: Check out the upcoming Making Connections conference November 4-6 at the Valley River Inn in Eugene. It looks like a great opportunity to learn [...]

October 2nd, 2014|Events|

ACEs and Trauma Strategy Session with Laura Porter

July 20, 2014 July 10, 2014: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Strategy Session with Laura Porter – Sponsored by Oregon Health Authority Addiction and Mental Health Division (AMH) An educational and productive day-long meeting lead by Laura Porter of ACE Interface, LLC. Members from OHA Addiction and Mental Health Division, OHA Child Health Division, OHA Public Health Division, Oregon Pediatric Society, Oregon Youth Authority, Early Learning Hubs, Oregon Health and Science University, and Portland State University were present. Discussion moved beyond identifying gaps and concerns to brainstorming next steps [...]

July 20th, 2014|Events, New Tools|
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