Leading up to our 2022 summit we unveiled a free virtual Resilient Yolo Workshop Series:
Resilient Yolo is educating people in Yolo County, CA, about adverse childhood experience (ACEs). Our intent is that everyone in Yolo County integrates trauma-informed and resilience-building practices into their work, family, community and individual lives. Our workshop series explores how we can advance this mission. You can view those recorded workshops below.
This is the recording of the first workshop in the series: "Introduction to ACEs and Resilience" with Susan Jones, Founder, Creative Behavior Systems, and Tessa Smith, Cultural Competence Coordinator, Yolo County Health and Human Services Agency.
This is the recording of the second workshop in the series: "Resilience in Education" with Dr. Thomas Herman and Monica Nepomuceno from the California Department of Education, and Chris Aldaco from Woodland Joint Unified.
Our workshop, "Resilience and Healthcare," features leaders from CommuniCare Health Centers discussing resilience and trauma-informed practices for patient care and for healthcare workers. Featuring Suzanne Eidson-Ton, MD, Chief Medical Officer; Sara Gavin, LMFT, LPCC, Chief Behavioral Health Officer; and Erika Roshanravan, MD, FAAFP, Family Medicine Physician.
"Resilience in Families," features leaders from First 5 Yolo and Yolo County Children's Alliance discussing the work being done in our region to make families stronger amid the pandemic.
We hosted our annual Building a Resilient Yolo Summit on May 12, 2022, at the Woodland Community and Senior Center. The summit gathers community members, service providers, educators, families, youth, and leaders from across Yolo County to strengthen ideas and strategies to build a more resilient community.
BRIEF HISTORY OF PACEs and Yolo County ACEs AWARE NETWORK OF CARE: An introduction to the ongoing development of our Yolo County Trauma Informed Network of Care through partnership between UC Davis, local FQHCs and CBOs. Featuring Anthony Volkar, Yolo County Office of Education; Susan Jones, Creative Behavior Systems; Tessa Smith, Yolo County HHSA; Congressman Mike Thompson (CA-05); Angel Barajas, Yolo County Board of Supervisors; Tracy Fauver, Yolo County CASA; Jennifer Phipps, PhD, UC Davis
United Way's Square One Approach: Driving Poverty Reduction How United Way is using it’s Square One approach of centering children and families to drive a reduction in the number of families living in poverty in our five-county region. Hear about how we’re engaging the community, donors, and volunteers in order to steward our region from relief to recovery to resilience. Featuring from United Way: Dr. Dawnté Early, Cameron Collins, Eden Hirsch
The Yolo County Office of Education is leading a partnership to conduct a countywide needs assessment to identify gaps and areas of opportunities for children, youth and families. Attend this session to learn more about the countywide initiative and how it might impact systematic change for Yolo County for decades to come. Featuring Garth Lewis, Yolo County Superintendent of Schools; Jesse Salinas, Yolo County Assessor/Clerk-Recorder/Registrar of Voters
Supporting a Resilient Workforce: Why, What, and How What is the current research on wellness, burnout prevention, and collective care, and how can it be applied to our workforce and organizations? Learn wellness and resilience strategies and applications, particularly with workforces exposed to intense stress including the COVID pandemic. Featuring from CommuniCare Health Centers W. Suzanne Eidson-Ton, MD, MS Sara Gavin, LMFT, LPCC and Erika Roshanravan, MD, FAAFP
How can we look at pandemic recovery in Yolo County through the lens of resilience? How can we as organizations, agencies, and individuals work collaboratively toward this goal?
Featuring Jeneba Lahai, Yolo County Children's Alliance; Ashley Sens MD, Dignity Health Woodland; Aimee Sisson MD MPH, Yolo County Public Health Officer; Tico Zendejas EdD, RISE Inc. and Anthony Volkar, Yolo County Office of Education
Closing Session: Head, Heart, Hand Featuring Susan Jones, Creative Behavior Systems / Resilient Yolo Co-Chair and Tessa Smith, Yolo County HHSA / Resilient Yolo Co-Chair