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HOPE in Practice

We know that the HOPE framework can be adapted for many different sectors and types of organizations. We’ve pulled together some resources and stories that help exemplify what this framework looks like in action. We’re always curious to hear how you’re implementing HOPE! If you would like to share what HOPE looks like where you work, please reach out to us!

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Promoting Positive Childhood Experiences in LGBTQ+ Families

Families and communities can support and celebrate their LGBTQ+ identities by creating Positive Childhood Experiences for each building block. This…

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Resilience Tree Resource

This resource shares the new Resilience Tree, created by the Center for Community Resilience. Starting with the pair of ACEs…

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Dr. Sege on the History. Culture. Trauma. Podcast for Mental Health Month

Dr. Robert Sege was a guest on the History. Culture. Trauma. podcast. As May is Mental Health Awareness Month,  the…

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ACEs Screening Review Simulations

Below are two videos sharing a simulation of a physician reviewing the results of an ACEs screening with a parent,…

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How Did the Pandemic Affect Child Abuse?

History has shown that financial stress increases rates of child abuse. As millions lost their jobs in 2020, experts feared…

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Positive Childhood Experiences and Their Impact on Health Outcomes

Dr. Sege was interviewed on the podcast, Public Health Out Loud. Listen to him talk with co-hosts Dr. Philip Chan…

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The Four Building Blocks of HOPE

Research has shown that Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs) help children grow into healthy, resilient adults. These PCEs can be categorized…

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HOPE in Faith Communities Toolkit

Faith communities are in a unique position to promote Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs) for children, youth, and families. Lifelong engagement,…

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Virtual HOPE Family Library

The resources below are virtual libraries. They contain links to virtual book readings directly from YouTube. It is a wonderful…

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Moments of HOPE

HOPE begins with a shift in mindset that calls on each of us to identify, celebrate, and promote individual and…

Four building blocks of HOPE: Relationships, Environment, Engagement, Emotional Growth

Four Building Blocks of HOPE Interactive Worksheet English and Spanish

The four building blocks of HOPE are composed of key Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs) that help children grow into healthy,…

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HOPE-informed Supervision and Leadership Handout

During a HOPE Train-the-Facilitator session, participants noted that leadership and supervisor buy-in of the HOPE framework is key for successful…

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