Developing Brain, Developing Accountability
Using Science to Direct Our Policy and Practice for Educating, Disciplining and Growing Our Children into Accountable Adults
Developing Brain Next Steps Meeting
Friday, October 17, 2pm at Blank Children’s Hospital – Hill Auditorium.
How do you find it?
What were you thinking?!?! Anyone who’s been a parent of a teenager has said or thought those words. How do we create a justice system that holds youth accountable for the mistakes they make that matches what we know about the juvenile brain? Join forces with the volunteer leaders of AMOS and help us shape a community where all kids can succeed. We have volunteer opportunities in the areas of:
Trauma Informed Care Project Stakeholders
The Trauma Informed Care Project Stakeholders group, part of Orchard Place’s Trauma Informed Care Project, is a community stakeholder’s group whose goal is to educate the larger system on the impact of trauma; examining policies, procedures and organizational structures to help prevent re-traumatization. This group meets quarterly. The next meeting is Oct. 28, 2014 from 11:45 -1:15. If you are interested in joining please contact Gladys Alvarez at firstname.lastname@example.org For more information on the Trauma Informed Care Project visit the project website at www.traumainformedcareproject.org.
ACEs Connection: Iowa ACEs Action Group
ACEs Connection is a national, online community of practice that uses trauma-informed, resilience-building practices to prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences & further trauma. Iowa ACEs Action is a group within ACEs Connection that connects individuals and communities across Iowa who are reducing adverse childhood experiences and the impact of toxic stress. This collaborative online community serves as the venue for sharing resources and best practices, and for launching discussion and open communication across all regions of our state. Visit www.acesconnection.com, and join the "Iowa ACEs Action Group."
Conference Keynote Presentations
Brain Science Keynote Presentation:
Education Keynote Presentations
Juvenile Justice Keynote Presentations