Partnership for Resilience

Southland Education and Health Initiative - An Introduction

May 15, 2015
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Video 1 Part one in a new series highlighting the emerging work of the Southland Initiative, which focuses on the damaging effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). It wasn't until a backyard barbecue that siblings Audrey and David Soglin realized they had been grappling with the same problem independently for years. Their collaboration would form a unique connection between healthcare and education, and the initiative has grown to include several key partners from across the state. At the center of the initiative are three areas of focus: primary care, psychological & emotional health and parent support & education.

The collaborative was founded by five education and health organizations and three K-8 school districts:

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Tom Lenz, Consultant
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