Posts about For Communities

A Qualitative Evaluation of Minnesota’s ACE Interface Initiative and NEAR Science Efforts

By Anika Reinsch, MPH candidate, University of Minnesota School of Public Health (2020) Since 2013, Minnesota Communities Caring for Children …

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Child Abuse Prevention: Finding Support

by Ann Gaasch, FamilyWise CEO For many families, spring is the time to get our bikes ready. Bikes symbolize many …

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What is NEAR Science?

NEAR Science stands for neurobiology, epigenetics, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) & resilience research.  NEAR Science represents a paradigm shift in …

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Using Acknowledgement to Empower Community Transformation

Even when we are doing incredible and transformative work it can be hard to see its power as we are …

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Approaching Trauma with Respect and Empathy

by Ann Gaasch, CEO, FamilyWise Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) take many forms—physical abuse, incarceration of a parent, substance abuse in …

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