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Reflections on ACES

Personal and Parental Reflections on Adverse Childhood Experiences

 

Snohomish County Children's Commission Values

  • All children have access to adequate health care and opportunities to reach their optimal health All children have opportunities to contribute meaningfully to their community
  • All children receive a quality education tailored to their individual needs and learning styles
  • All children live in a permanent home where they experience safety and stability and where they are loved unconditionally
  • All children are safe from abuse, bullying and the harmful effects of alcohol and other drugs
  • All children have access to adequate nutrition and exercise for a healthy mind and body
  • All children experience positive bonding with a parental figure and have exposure to appropriate adult role models
  • Decision makers routinely make abundant resources available for the needs of children and families and consider the best interests of children and families in all decisions
 

Award Nom

Do you know a Snohomish County youth or adult who…

Shows courage – willing to stand up for his/her beliefs and make good choices regardless of what others do.

Is a good leader – sets a positive example and is a role model for younger generations.

Is a “good Samaritan” – caught in the act of doing something good and making a positive contribution to your community

If so…nominate them for an award from the Snohomish County Children’s Commission!

CLICK HERE to make a nomination



 

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Health, Housing, Food, Financial,

Education, Legal, Employment,

Mental Health, Material Goods,

Bullying, Adverse Childhood

Experiences

 

First 8 Years

From the moment they are born, young children are ready to learn. Behind a toddler’s soft features and halting first steps, an unseen, but extremely high-stakes, activity is taking place — the building of a brain. What happens to children during those critical first years will determine whether their maturing brain has a sturdy foundation or a fragile one. Fortunately, children who do not receive the stimulation and care they need for healthy growth and development can catch up if they receive appropriate interventions.
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2010 Leading Causes of Death

What are the leading causes of youth death for 2010?