Here’s a great 5 minute video on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and why they matter. Scroll down the ACEs Connection page to find it.
I’m Good…No, Wait…I’m Great Survivors of sexual trauma tell their stories of claiming pleasure, intimacy, and good sex Every 107 seconds another American is sexually assaulted. Every year, there are about 293,000 victims of sexual assault—in the US alone. Whether violated by strangers or by those who betrayed trust, many victims do in time heal their […]
Announcing a new resource developed by the NCDVTMH, in partnership with the NRCDV, supporting trauma-informed approaches to domestic violence service provision! Combining a trauma-informed approach with a domestic violence victim advocacy perspective provides a more integrated framework for working with survivors. This framework can serve as a powerful tool for bridging perspectives and building collaboration between fields. […]
Thank you to the Bangor Daily News for this excellent multi-media project on sexual violence launched June 25 on the front page of the paper’s website. It raises awareness about sexual violence in a respectful and compelling way and is a resource to be shared widely. Special thanks to Erin Rhoda who undertook and managed the process.
Global Budgets, Payment Reform and Single Payer: Understanding Vermont’s Health Reform Event Date and Time: Mon, 04/22/2013 – 9:00am – 11:00am Location: Lee Community Hall, USM Portland Campus- remote viewing is also available in Orono Augusta Vermont is moving toward “single payer” health care and cutting costs and improving how health care is delivered along the way. […]
Obesity’s link to Child Abuse An interview with Dr. Vincent Felitti about his groundbreaking work discovering the high prevalence of child sexual abuse among those who are obese. In his clinic 55% of patients coming in for treatment of obesity had histories of child abuse. When the patients were asked, it turned out that obesity […]