Welcome to my blog.  On this main page, I list resources I find – links to other organizations with helpful information.  My blog postings listed on the right hand side of this page, are a variety of my writings, articles from other sources and newsworthy items related to trauma and childhood.  For visitors to my site, this page can serve as a launching point to additional resources.   You can also visit my business website – http://WhiteWavesEducation.com where I blog about learning, teaching and relationship-building in education.

Harvard Study Finds Certain Childhood Traumas Speed Aging –  August 2020

The Youth Mental Health Project – Free Guides

Education Week Article:  Schools Are the Main Source of Student Mental Health Care. Are They Ready?

New York State Education Department – Mental Health Education Literacy Comprehensive Guide – July 2018

NYSED.gov – http://www.p12.nysed.gov/accountability/essa/documents/regents-july-2017-socio-emotional-presentation.pdf

Trauma-Informed Community Initiative of WNY (TICI)

Erie County Anti-Stigma Campaign

The Resilience Symposium – Hamburg, NY underwritten by WhiteWaves Education.com

60-minutes with Oprah on Childhood Trauma-informed Care – 3/11/18

Trauma-Sensitive Schools.org

Child and Adolescent Treatment Services of Western New York

CDC Info on Adverse Childhood Experience Study

Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris TED talk on Adverse Childhood Experiences

Got Your ACES Score? From ACES Too High

The documentary – “Paper Tigers”  (available for rent on YouTube or Amazon Prime)  https://youtu.be/iV3wzUhJSKs

See the trailer for “Paper Tigers” here – https://youtu.be/KdDr_nZOIXc

Lives in the Balance.org and Dr. Ross Greene’s work

The National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Mental Health First Aid Classes

Attachment & Trauma Networks

Campaign for Trauma-Informed Policy and Practice (CTIPP)

The Collaborative for Academic, Social, and Emotional Learning (CASEL.org)

Search Institute

Defending Childhood.org

Futures Without Violence.org

Beyond Consequences Institute



Child Welfare League of America

Children’s Defense Fund

The Blue Ribbon Project

American Society for the Positive Care of Children

Child Welfare.gov

ACEs Too High – ACEs 101 Fact Sheet

ACEs Impact on Justice Systems (Illinois)

Empowering Education – Mindfulness-Based Social & Emotional Learning  Blog

The National Coalition Against Domestic Violence (NCADV)

TEDTalk Video – A Call to Connection: Making Childhood Trauma Personal | Dr. Allison Jackson

TEDTalk Video -Breaking the Silence about Childhood Trauma | Dani Bostick 

TEDTalk Video – What Trauma Taught Me About Resilience | Charles Hunt