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2018 Beyond Paper Tigers Conference Announced!

2018 Beyond Paper Tigers Trauma-Informed Care Conferece The 2018 Beyond Paper Tigers Trauma-Informed Care Conference will be kick off June 26, 2018 at 6:30pm with two pre-conference events: a network/socializing event and a screening of the documentary Resilience: the biology of stress and the science of hope, the sequel film to Paper Tigers, produced by Karen Pritzker [...]

By | 2018-02-04T14:27:00+00:00 February 4th, 2018|Comments Off on 2018 Beyond Paper Tigers Conference Announced!

Building RESILIENCE and improving youth outcomes

Building RESILIENCE and improving youth outcomes FREE EVENT with FREE CHILDCAREChildren's Resilience Initiative laid the foundation for the documentary PAPER TIGERS and its sequel RESILIENCECRI now presents Kenneth Ginsburg M.D., M.S. EDJune 28, 20176:30 -8PMCordiner Hall Click Here to let us know you are coming

By | 2017-09-26T23:09:26+00:00 June 28th, 2017|Comments Off on Building RESILIENCE and improving youth outcomes

Keeping Pace with the New Mind of Science

Keeping Pace with the New Mind of Science Three Hundred years of industrialization has run its course and humanity has never been in a place of more uncertainty. As old ways and methods of forcing things to happen according to the dictates and mandates of progress give rise to more advanced methods of acting from [...]

By | 2017-09-26T23:13:18+00:00 March 30th, 2017|Comments Off on Keeping Pace with the New Mind of Science

Registration now open for June 27-29 2017 Beyond Paper Tigers Conference!

Beyond Paper Tigers- Building community-wide Resilience Strategies! is the link to register for our second conference, featuring our community partners' efforts to create a Resilience Community! Join us in welcoming Dr. Ken Ginsburg, Resilience expert on Strength-Based Communication Strategies to Build Resilience.

By | 2017-09-26T23:15:45+00:00 January 27th, 2017|Comments Off on Registration now open for June 27-29 2017 Beyond Paper Tigers Conference!

Resilience as Art

The Resilience Art Festival marks another successful initiative that was kicked off 4 years ago by the Children’s Resilience Initiative (CRI). The festival originated when Teri Barila responded to the question “what does resilience mean to you”? This year, Whitman College stepped in and augmented the festival with a fund raiser. The art was displayed [...]

By | 2017-09-26T23:19:34+00:00 October 30th, 2016|Comments Off on Resilience as Art

What does FUN have to do with brain function?

What does FUN have to do with brain function? Now I know why Rick Griffin is so well loved by the Walla Walla community.  I joined a group of 40 people last night and engaged in an entertaining evening of fun and learning. We played games and laughed while Rick directed the fun and informed [...]

By | 2017-09-27T03:43:30+00:00 October 20th, 2016|Comments Off on What does FUN have to do with brain function?

Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope Resilience, a documentary that looks at the birth of theCDC-Kaiser permanente Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study and how it spawned a movement across the world, premiered at the WaHi Performing Arts center last week.

By | 2017-09-27T04:00:29+00:00 October 12th, 2016|Comments Off on Resilience: The Biology of Stress and the Science of Hope

Reserve Your Seat(s) – October Events Calendar – Choose your link

Reserve Your Seat(s) - October Events Calendar - Choose your link Resilience - The Science of Hope - Wednesday, Oct 5, 7-8:30pm at WaHi Performing Arts Center Upgrade Your Brain with Rick Griffin - Oct. 18, 7-8pm at YWCA

By | 2017-09-27T04:27:50+00:00 October 5th, 2016|Comments Off on Reserve Your Seat(s) – October Events Calendar – Choose your link

Now Playing – Hearts Trump ACEs

Now Playing - Hearts Trump ACEs   Effectively communicating a message in 15 seconds can take hours to formulate. After spending weeks, months and years upgrading our most current phrase “resilience trumps ACEs”, our own resilience was getting exhausted. A simpler more meaningful message was necessary to capture attention and create new awareness. If we [...]

By | 2017-09-27T04:41:53+00:00 September 8th, 2016|Comments Off on Now Playing – Hearts Trump ACEs

Developing Resilient Communities in the Evergreen State

Developing Resilient Communities in the Evergreen State Five communities in Washington State are promoting effective interventions and successfully reducing the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences. A three-year study was organized by ACEs Public-Private Initiative (APPI). The APPI cultivates partnerships and leadership around strengthening families and prventing violence. As part of the study, the evaluation team [...]

By | 2017-09-27T04:43:09+00:00 August 29th, 2016|Comments Off on Developing Resilient Communities in the Evergreen State