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NEAR@Home Resources

Resources for NEAR@Home implementation for home visitors.

Trauma-Informed Resources

SAMHSA’S Concept of Trauma and Guidance for a Trauma Informed Approach

This is a comprehensive guide that explores how to implement a trauma informed approach, organization, and system. Includes discussion on the context of trauma in community.

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Hope and Resilience Resources

Resilience: Center on the Developing Child Harvard University

This resource has printed and video info suitable to share with parents.
Science tells us that some children develop resilience, or the ability to overcome serious hardship, while others do not. Understanding why some children do well despite adverse early experiences is crucial, because it can inform more effective policies and programs that help more children reach their full potential.

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NEAR Sciences

ACEs Science 101

This is a link to the ACEs Too High website and includes an overview of the original CDC-Kaiser Permanente ACE Study. Also has a link to discover your own ACE score.

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How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime: TED Talk

Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris explains that the repeated stress of abuse, neglect and parents struggling with mental health or substance abuse issues has real, tangible effects on the development of the brain. This unfolds across a lifetime, to the point where those who’ve experienced high levels of trauma are at triple the risk for heart disease and lung cancer. An impassioned plea for pediatric medicine to confront the prevention and treatment of trauma, head-on.

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