2013 Renschler, T, Lieberman, A, Dimmler, M, Burke Harris, N. Trauma-Focused Child-Parent Psychotherapy in a Community Pediatric Clinic: A Cross-Disciplinary Collaboration. Can a stressful childhood make you a sick adult? We are longtime admirers of Dr. Burke Harris’s work, including her 2015 TED Talk, “How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime.” "Gov. A main goal of the CYW is that "every pediatrician in the United States will screen for Adverse Childhood Experiences by 2028. From this effort, the Center for Youth Wellness was created in 2012 to create a clinical model that recognizes the impact of adverse experiences on health and effectively treats toxic stress in children. , The Center for Youth Wellness (CYW) aims to improve child and adolescent health by targeting the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences.  They use a combination of ACEs risk screening (via questionnaire), care coordination, and multidisciplinary treatment (primary care, psychotherapy, psychiatry and biofeedback). Springer Science + Business Media New York.  After earning her master's degree in public health from the Harvard T.H.  Her work was also featured in Paul Tough's book How Children Succeed. Routledge, 2013 217–229, This page was last edited on 25 November 2020, at 17:52. 2002 Shaping America's Health Care Professions: The Dramatic Rise of Multiculturalism. Nadine Burke Harris, San Francisco, CA. Copyright © 2020 Be Strong Families, all rights reserved, https://www.chhs.ca.gov/blog/2019/04/02/california-surgeon-general-dr-nadine-burke-harris-launches-statewide-listening-tour/, vitality, environment, Journey to Vitality, organization, workplace wellness, “expanding parental knowledge of child development through Parent Cafés”, “How childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime.”, Pasadena / Altadena Coalition of Transformative Leaders.  She was sworn in on February 11, 2019. We have worked with the First 5 Commissions of Los Angeles (Best Start Communities), San Francisco, Alameda County, and Shasta County, Friends of the Family (Los Angeles), San Mateo County Office of Education, A Better Way, Inc. (Berkeley), El Nido Family Centers (Los Angeles), Los Angeles Biomedical Research Institute, Valley Oak Children’s Services through California Race to the Top, Community Action Partnerships of San Luis Obispo County, West Ed, and Foothill Family Services. 1. https://www.chhs.ca.gov/blog/2019/04/02/california-surgeon-general-dr-nadine-burke-harris-launches-statewide-listening-tour/. Nadine Burke Harris (born 1975) is a Canadian-American pediatrician who has been the Surgeon General of California since 2019; she is the first person appointed to that position. We have begun relationships with both Merced County Office of Education / Head Start to become a Certified Training Partners and with the Santa Clara County Department of Children and Family Services to embed the Strengthening Families Protective Factors and Parent Cafés in their array of services. Dr. Burke Harris has set a bold goal to reduce ACEs and toxic stress by half in one generation. They embrace the Strengthening Families Protective Factors, are part of Be Strong Families’ Cafe Community of Practice, and use Parent Cafés as one of the ways they strengthen families and communities.  Her talk, "How Childhood Trauma Affects Health Across a Lifetime," had reached over 7.2 million viewers on TED.com as of June 2020.. Since shortly after our founding as a national organization in 2012, Be Strong Families has had a presence in California. Our Certified Training Partners are regional agencies that have completed a Training of Trainer process on our Parent Café Training Institute and have made an organizational commitment to remaining in partnership with Be Strong Families. , Pediatrician and first Surgeon General of California, Harvard T.H. Our truly integrated approach brings together a team of experts in primary health care, mental health and wellness, research, policy, education, and community and family support services to meet children and families where they are and help them lead healthier lives.