New Report Highlights Self-Healing Communities Model

A critical new report outlines a comprehensive model of building community capacity used in the state of Washington. By increasing the capacity of the community to reduce adversity, the Self-Healing Communities Model (SHCM) helped make dramatic reductions in rates of youth and family problems including suicide and suicide attempts, child head injury hospitalizations, filings for juvenile offenses and drop out rates and developed strong networks that promoted much greater collaboration across the community of Cowlitz County in Washington.

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News and Update June 24, 2016

Colleen Galvin Labbe, a Kindergarten (Inclusion) teacher at Boston Public School’s Lee Academy Pilot School in Dorchester, was a featured speaker at Boston EdTalks on May 5, 2016. Ms. Labbe shared innovative trauma-sensitive social emotional learning strategies that help her students feel safe and supported in the classroom.

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News and Update May 2, 2016

Good news!!  Rep. Ruth Balser’s budget amendment to restore the critical funding needed to continue implementation of the Safe and …

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