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Beyond PFA (Two Part Training)

December 14, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2021 at 9:00 am

Beyond Psychological First Aid (PFA) is a two-part training activity (Two part training – self guided module followed by a virtual training) About this event BEYOND PSYCHOLOGICAL FIRST AID Two Part Training Activity PART 1: GET PREPARED Self-guided online learning module (released and sent to you DECEMBER 1) PART 2: LIVE (VIRTUAL TRAINING) Two hour training session DECEMBER 14th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PST) PLEASE NOTE: This training activity was created with everyone in mind, but is targeted at…

Advanced Trauma-Informed Care

December 13, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm

IC 102 - Trauma Informed Care 102 About this event OPEN TO ALL! DECEMBER 13rd 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM Advanced Trauma Informed Care (previously called Trauma-Informed Care 102) will offer a deeper dive beyond what was covered in Trauma Informed Care 101. Despite our best efforts to support those with histories of trauma, the very services and systems designed to help people to become healthier are often themselves trauma-inducing. This training acknowledges a world where people are routinely wounded,…

Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) 101 – TWO PART SERIES

December 9, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 9, 2021 at 9:00 am

OPEN TO ALL! Led by Nick Dalton of Hanna Institute, this two-part introduction to trauma-informed continuum of care focuses on helping better understand how trauma can affect the way we think, act, and feel. The webinar will interweave culturally relevant, healing-centered, and resiliency focused approaches to address the needs of trauma-exposed populations and their interactions with service providers. We hope that participants will learn strategies to change the way we react to, validate, and even care for the psychological wounds…

Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) 101 – TWO PART SERIES

December 7, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 9, 2021 at 9:00 am

OPEN TO ALL! Led by Nick Dalton of Hanna Institute, this two-part introduction to trauma-informed continuum of care focuses on helping better understand how trauma can affect the way we think, act, and feel. The webinar will interweave culturally relevant, healing-centered, and resiliency focused approaches to address the needs of trauma-exposed populations and their interactions with service providers. We hope that participants will learn strategies to change the way we react to, validate, and even care for the psychological wounds…

Beyond PFA (Two Part Training)

December 1, 2021 @ 9:00 am - 12:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2021 at 9:00 am

Beyond Psychological First Aid (PFA) is a two-part training activity (Two part training – self guided module followed by a virtual training) About this event BEYOND PSYCHOLOGICAL FIRST AID Two Part Training Activity PART 1: GET PREPARED Self-guided online learning module (released and sent to you DECEMBER 1) PART 2: LIVE (VIRTUAL TRAINING) Two hour training session DECEMBER 14th 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM (PST) PLEASE NOTE: This training activity was created with everyone in mind, but is targeted at…

Hispanic Heritage Week

Hispanic Heritage Week

September 14, 2021 - September 19, 2021

PRESENTS – SEMANA DE LA HISPANIDAD

Sonoma Valley Authors Festival

April 4, 2020 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm

PRESENTS – CELEBRACION DEL AMOR POR LA LITERATURA LATINA

Rhythmic Mind – Therapeutic Hip Hop

February 20, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Growing up within the multitude of environmental challenges facing marginalized communities, many youth experience tremendous amounts of trauma over the course of their upbringing. This trauma can significantly impede their pyscho-social and emotional development, limit their capacity to form and maintain meaningful relationships, and disrupt their ability to self-regulate. These youth are often resistant to and uninspired by conventional methods of talk therapy. Rhythmic Mind applies a custom designed curriculum using the cutting-edge modality of Hip-Hop Therapy to bridge this…

Let’s Talk Marijuana & Vaping

February 18, 2020 @ 6:00 pm - 7:30 pm

A FREE information-packed evening for young people and their adults OPEN TO ALL MEMBERS OF THE COMMUNITY Tuesday, February 18,2020 Hosted by the Hanna Institute and Sonoma Valley Unified School District 6:00 – 7:30 PM Topics: Impact of marijuana on academic & athletic performance Methods and forms of use, including vaping and edibles Strategies and resources for helping and supporting a teen Understanding medicinal marijuana and over-the-counter CBD’s Presenters: Dr. Sarah Cunningham and Dr. Richard Von Feldt from Panaptic.com Click…

The Ecology of Resilience: Transformation Through Trauma-Informed Care

January 29, 2020 @ 7:30 am - January 31, 2020 @ 5:00 pm

Join us for an immersive, three-day conference focused on learning and sharing new and proven approaches to trauma-informed care (TIC). About this Event Hosted in breathtaking Sonoma wine country, the event welcomes educators, nonprofit and social service providers, and clinical partners who will hear from leading TIC experts, and participate in interactive discussions and exercises focused on healing-centered practices and models of resiliency. In addition to receiving continuing education (CE) credits for participating, you will have opportunities to enjoy the…

FREE Film Screening: Warrior Women

November 16, 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm

Joins us for a FREE moving screening of the Warrior Women – an award winning documentary following the story of mothers and daughters fighting for indigenous rights in the American Indian Movement of the 1970s. The film unveils not only a female perspective of history, but also examines the impact political struggles have on the children who bear witness. The film will be followed by a talkback with local indigenous elders gathered by Judy Talaugon (Chumash). For more information email…

La Resiliencia de la Comunidad Latina

September 12, 2019 @ 5:30 pm - 8:00 pm

Hanna Institute presenta: La Resiliencia de la Comunidad Latina con la invitada especial Dolores Huerta El jueves, 12 de septiembre 2019, Hanna Institute tiene el gran orgullo de darle la bienvenida a la increíble Dolores Huerta. Ella va a ser nuestra oradora destacada para la celebración. Ella fue la cofundadora de United Farm Workers of America (Union de trabajadores de campo o UFW por sus siglas en español), Dolores Clara Fernández Huerta es una de las activistas laborales más influyentes…

Dolores Huerta Comes to Hanna!

September 12, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

In celebration of National Hispanic Heritage Month, Hanna Institute will proudly host the indomitable Dolores Huerta at the Hanna Boys Center campus on September 12, 2019. As co-founder of the United Farm Workers of America, Dolores Huerta is one of the most influential social equity activists and leaders of the 20th century. As president and founder of the Dolores Huerta Foundation, she continues to work tirelessly as an advocate for the working poor, women and children. Ms. Huerta travels across…

FREE Movie Screening – DOLORES: An award winning​ documentary exploring the life and legacy of activist Dolores Huerta.

August 8, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

As part of a monthly film series, Hanna Institute will host the documentary DOLORES - an award winning film about Dolores Huerta, one of the most important, yet least known civil rights activists of our time. This FREE movie screening is the official kick off event for a larger community celebration planned for September - when Dolores Huerta will be at Hanna to celebrate National Hispanic Heritage month. The film will be in English with Spanish subtitles. 5:45 - Doors…

FREE Movie Screening – Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

July 11, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

In Partnership with St. Joseph Health, the Hanna Institute invites you to join us for a FREE screening of Resilience - a film that chronicles the promising beginnings of a national movement to prevent childhood trauma, treat Toxic Stress, and greatly improve the health of future generations. After the film a panel of local Sonoma Valley experts will lead an engaging discussion about the impact of trauma on our community - and our youth.  5:45 - Doors Open 6:15 -…

Evidence-Based Adolescent Protocol for Traumatic Grief

June 13, 2019 - June 14, 2019

William R. Saltzman, Ph.D, Professor Coordinator Marriage and Family Therapy Program Department of Advanced Studies in Education & Counseling Director, Youth and Family Programs UCLA Trauma Psychiatry Service Co-developer and contact for training of: FOCUS Family Resilience Enhancement Program Trauma-Grief Component Therapy   Traumatic Grief Component Therapy for Adolescents was developed by experts in trauma psychiatry and psychology and grounded in adolescent developmental theory. This is a modular, assessment-driven treatment that addresses the needs of adolescents facing trauma, bereavement, and…

Compassionate Communication in Polarizing Times: Dr. Nancy Dome, EPOCH Education

June 6, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Hanna Institute is proud to welcome Dr. Nancy Dome, Executive Director, EPOCH Education, as the featured speaker at this event in our 2019 Professional Networking Breakfast Speaker Series. Dr. Dome is a renowned speaker and leader on Equity in school systems and workplaces with over 20 years in the education field as a child care worker, a teacher, and a professor. Dr. Dome will offer up a framework of how to hold conversation with the “other,” as a means of putting people before…

Public Mental Health: A Paradigm for Mass Trauma

May 21, 2019 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

How do we address the psychological needs of large populations exposed to severe traumatic stressors? A public mental health approach is quickly gaining popularity for trauma-exposed populations in international settings. Dr. Joop De Jong, Emertius Professor of Cultural and Global Mental Health at UMC Amsterdam, will address how public mental health may inform prevention and care of populations exposed to traumatic stressors in both high-income and developing countries. About Dr. Joop De Jong: Joop de Jong, MD, PhD, is Emeritus Professor of Cultural…

Decolonizing the Mind: Michael Yellowbird, Ph.D.

March 14, 2019 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Hanna Institute is proud to welcome Dr. Michael Yellowbird as our first featured speaker of our 2019 Professional Networking Breakfast Speaker Series. Dr. Yellowbird will offer insights into decolonizing the mind through indigenous mindfulness practices and its capacity to foster more equitable communities. Dr. Yellowbird, coauthor of For Indigenous Minds Only and Decolonizing Social Work, is a citizen of the Three Affiliated Tribes (Mandan, Hidatsa, and Arikara). He has taught at the University of British Columbia, University of Kansas, Arizona State…

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Building Resilient Connections Between Children and Adults / Construyendo Conexiones Resilientes Entre Niños y Adultos

December 17, 2018 @ 6:00 pm - 8:00 pm

Learn skills to help build successful communications and establish and maintain meaningful connections with children and youth. Led by Jessica Gorrono, LCSW. Spanish translation and childcare available. Free.

Father Greg Boyle with Group from HomeBoy Industries

Father Greg Boyle of Homeboy Industries (SOLD OUT)

December 5, 2018

Hanna Institute looks forward to sharing the wisdom of The Rev. Gregory J. Boyle, S.J., founder of Homeboy Industries in Los Angeles, the largest gang intervention, rehabilitation and re-entry program in the world. This event is part of the Hanna Institute Professional Networking Breakfast Series. However, this will be an evening event. 

The Maya Project:  How Students Can Transform Community through Restorative Practices and the Arts

October 24, 2018 - October 26, 2018

Nick Dalton Presents at Detroit IIRP Conference

Action to Access Conference

2018 ACES Conference Project Showcase

October 17, 2018 @ 1:00 pm - 2:30 pm

The Center for Youth Wellness has joined forces with ACEs Connection to host their third biennial ACEs Conference. The theme, “Action to Access,” will draw a line from the call to action established by previous conferences to the problem of access—how different individuals and communities are able to get and use the information, resources, and systems they need to reduce children’s exposure to adversity and its traumatic effects. Hanna Institute's Nick Dalton will present during the "2018 ACES Conference Project…

Trauma Informed School conference 2018

How Schools Can Transform Community Through Trauma-Informed Arts

October 1, 2018 @ 10:15 am - 11:30 am

Hanna Institute's Nick Dalton will present "Beyond Consequences", the 2018 Trauma Informed Schools Conference This interactive session details how two projects, one in India and one in California’s Sonoma Valley, used trauma-informed arts to help students succeed. First, we’ll travel to the slums of Pune, India, where The Maya Project – a collaboration between ASTEP (Artists Striving To End Poverty) and Teach For India – helped student academics soar an average of two grade levels in the project’s first nine…

UnMasking: Healthy Connections With Complex Communities

September 13, 2018 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am

Learn how to foster an environment in which your team is not only productive, but fully alive and thriving, one in which you can better understand each other and support each other. After a short experiential exercise, Ashanti will share some of his personal history as well as what he’s learned about alleviating the deep-seated barriers that hold us back from achieving our individual and collective potential. “UnMasking” will challenge you to embrace the parts of yourself that you might…

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