Funding Trauma & Healing

During this funder conversation, we heard from two funders on how they fund trauma and healing, their goals, how they decided what models to fund, and the lessons they’ve learned along the way. Paula Sammons, W. K. Kellogg Foundation – Focus on family economic security and bridging research in brain development and behavioral economics to…

Trauma & Healing: What funders can do to build connection, trust, and radical change for kids

What’s the difference between trauma-informed care and healing-centered engagement? How do you know which approach is best-suited for your goals, whether in early childhood, healthcare, or youth engagement? Join us as we talk with Dr. Shawn Ginwright, one of the nation’s leading innovators, provocateurs, and thought leaders on African American youth, youth activism, and youth…

Advancing Early Relational Health – Center for the Study of Social Policy

Healthy and positive child development emerges best in the context of nurturing, warm, and responsive early parent- and caregiver-child relationships, when children are surrounded by safe communities with strong trust and social connectedness. This landing page offers information on the Center for the Study of Social Policy’s approach, frequently asked questions, blog posts, additional resources,…

New HHS Study in JAMA Pediatrics Shows Significant Increases in Children Diagnosed with Mental Health Conditions from 2016 to 2020 – HHS

A new US Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) study published in the American Medical Association’s journal JAMA Pediatrics reports significant increases in the number of children diagnosed with mental health conditions. The study, conducted by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA), finds that between 2016 and 2020, the number of children ages…