My Family@100%: What parents need to know about addressing trauma and finding the support to thrive
Special Edition: Excerpt from 100% Community by Katherine Ortega Courtney, PhD and Dominic Cappello
This book provides an easy to understand introduction of the challenges families may face, including Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), trauma and social adversity. The authors empower parents and all family members with information that explains the impact of these challenges, how and where to access community support and challenges that may exist when seeking local resources. The book ends with an overview of the 100% New Mexico initiative and its mission, vision, goals and opportunities for engagement.
The problem: You see a bear in the woods (understanding trauma)
The solution: You have a caring community and 10 services to support you
The text in this book is adapted from 100% Community and Anna, Age Eight.
A Groundbreaking Strategy: 100% Community guides the movement to ensure safe childhoods
100% Community is the nation’s first data-driven, cross-sector and county-focused strategy developed to end the epidemic of adverse childhood experiences, trauma and social adversity. It provides the insights, frameworks and concrete steps for change agents within governmental and nongovernmental systems to build the capacity to increase the health, safety and resilience of children, students and families.
Ending childhood trauma starts with you and the radically simple lessons of 100% Community.
– Authors Courtney, PhD and Cappello