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Creating Trauma-Sensitive Practices, Organizations and Communities

Join CYFC for the Minnesota Association for Children's Mental Health Conference Research to Practice Series where participants will engage with one another to discuss creating trauma-sensitive practices in work with clients, students, organizations and communities.

Update on our Partnership with Bruce Vento Elementary School

See our brief update (1 MB PDF) on the development of a community garden and calming room in partnership with Bruce Vento Elementary School in Saint Paul.

Join the Cultural Providers Network

The Cultural Providers Network (CPN) is a Twin Cities-based professional network for those interested in promoting mental health for children and families of color through practice, policy, and research. More

Trauma Informed Practice in Schools

Watch the latest video from CYFC about understanding and responding to children's challenging behaviors in school.

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