Bounce builds the resiliency of children, adults, and families by improving knowledge about the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and the skills to help people bounce back from adversity.

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Bounce builds the resiliency of children, adults, and families by improving knowledge about the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and the skills to help people bounce back from adversity.

The Bounce Coalition’s Story

Thanks to the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky‘s Investing in Kentucky’s Future initiative, the Bounce Coalition was born in 2014. And with backbone support from Kentucky Youth Advocates, it now continues as a program of the state’s premier independent voice for kids. 

Featured Events

Grand Rounds

March 10 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am

This virtual learning opportunity will discuss supporting youth and families that have remained disconnected during non-traditional school instruction. This event will feature a case study presentation, as well as opportunities for break-out discussion, brainstorming, and resource-sharing designed to build your individual, organizational, and community knowledge and skills.

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Trauma Informed Plan Writing Workshop

May 25 @ 9:30 am - 12:30 pm

All Kentucky school districts are required by the School Safety and Resiliency Act of 2019 to develop a Trauma Informed Plan by July 1, 2021. The Bounce Coalition has a team of experts who are familiar with the requirements and ready to support you to meet the deadline.

What: Trauma Informed Plan Writing Workshop
Date: May 25, 2021
Time: 9:30 AM-12:30 PM EST
Cost: $50 per team

The Trauma-Informed Plan Writing Workshop is designed for districts who may not be quite ready with a plan developed to meet the requirements of the School Safety and Resiliency Act of 2019. This virtual workshop will provide districts with:

  • Access to Bounce’s Trauma-Informed Plan framework for school districts
  • Technical assistance with plan development
  • Identified metrics to build into the plan
  • An opportunity to collaborate with other districts across the state

District trauma-informed teams are encouraged to attend together. We ask that school districts complete one registration form and include the email of each team member who plans to attend the workshop. Register HERE.

*3 EILA credit hours available for participants 

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