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NW CHILDREN’S FUND 2017 FORUM RESOURCES

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WATCH THE 2017 FORUM VIDEO

Please enjoy and learn from the NW Children’s Fund video: 

GET THE 2017 POWERPOINT DECK

In Dr. Linda Chamberlain’s full PowerPoint slide deck, refer to her resources, statistics and presentation about the amazing adolescent brain:

NWCF 2017 Forum PowerPoint

AN ARTICLE FROM DR. CHAMBERLAIN 

This article reviews some of the latest research and describes how educators, healthcare providers and youth serving professionals can help teens engage in activities that will lead to healthy, strong and well developed brains:  

The Amazing Adolescent Brain: What Every Educator, Youth Serving Professional and Healthcare Provider Needs to Know

TAKE THE FORUM SURVEY

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RESOURCES FROM PAST FORUMS

     2016 NWCF Forum: 

Childhood Trauma and Toxic Stress: Effective Brain-Based Strategies to Build Resiliency

2016 Forum Video
2016 Forum PowerPoint Deck

        From the NWCF Spring 2016 Newsletter: Childhood Trauma and Toxic Stress: NW Children’s Fund Forum Highlights Essential Resilience-Building Work

     2015 NWCF Forum: 

Childhood Adversity and the Developing Brain: Using Neuroscience to Inform Effective Interventions

2015 Forum Video
2015 Forum PowerPoint Deck

        From the NWCF Spring 2015 Newsletter: Childhood Adversity and the Developing Brain: Newest Brain Science Digs Deeper into ACEs

     Additional Reading & Videos

Trauma and the Brain Handout & Tips 2014
How Brains are Built: The Core Story of Brain Development
TED Talk: How childhood trauma affects health
across a lifetime (Pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris)