Schools across the United States are becoming aware of how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the toxic stress they cause impact student behavior and learning. "Trauma-sensitive schools" are organized to build the capacity of teachers, administrators, and support staff to reach and teach students impacted by ACEs. Through work with our client, the Partnership for Resilience, Millennia Consultants Tom Lenz and Brenda Bannor helped organize and spoke at three conferences in the third week of June sponsored by our client, the Partnership for Resilience. Learn more. Watch the video.
What is the Partnership for Resilience?
Partnership for Resilience works to transform and integrate education, health care and community organizations to create a trauma-informed, family-focused system that measurably improves academic, health, and social outcomes for children. To reach this goal the Partnership builds sustainable community partnerships, creates resources, training and education programs, and advocates for research-based polices that further its mission.
Members of the Partnership for Resilience are the Advocate Health Care, American Academy of Pediatrics - Illinois Chapter, Consortium for Educational Change, Cook County Health and Hospitals System, Education Redesign Lab at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, Governors State University, Illinois Education Association, Illinois Federation of Teachers, School District 132 (Calumet Park), School District 148 (Dolton Riverdale) and School District 169 (Ford Heights).