OP-ED: What’s In Their Backpack?

This post originally appeared as an op-ed in the NKY Tribune on August 13, 2022. By Joseph Bargione and Jo Cruz Most children returned to school this week. For many, they return with new backpacks and school supplies. However for some, their backpacks also contain things we can’t readily see – Adverse [...]

By |2022-08-16T15:36:24-04:00August 16, 2022|News Room|

PACEs Champion BJ Adkins, Kentucky’s PACEs Rainmaker

This post originally appeared on PACEs Connection on July 19, 2022. BJ (Betty) Adkins shares her passion for helping communities overcome trauma as coleader of a team that is seeding PACEs throughout Kentucky. Starting with a planning grant from the Foundation for Healthy Kentucky in 2012, her team of community stakeholders [...]

By |2022-07-25T15:51:12-04:00July 25, 2022|News Room|

Creating Trauma-Informed Communities in Rural Kentucky

by Beverly Winsch, PhD. The Bounce Coalition, launched in 2014 with a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky (FHK) for a program in Jefferson County Public Schools (JCPS) elementary schools. At JCPS, Bounce interventions reduced out-of-school suspensions for students, improved staff perception of their skills for supporting youth [...]

By |2022-07-25T09:58:06-04:00July 14, 2022|News Room|

Goodwill of Kentucky Collaborates with Bounce for Customized Trauma-Informed Care Trainings

With the help of the Bounce Coalition, Goodwill of Kentucky recently undertook an initiative to bring trauma-informed care training to its roughly 1,400 employees. In November, Bounce launched a new initiative with Goodwill that allowed the organizations to work together to customize Bounce foundational training curricula to more appropriately fit [...]

By |2022-06-07T11:12:46-04:00June 7, 2022|News Room|

Strengthening Kentucky Families Begins with Building Parental and Family Resilience

Parenting is a very rewarding and joyful experience. But it often comes with its fair share of challenges and stress. Parental and familial stress may come from a variety of sources, such as typical life events and changes, social pressures, environmental conditions, and even big, long-term traumas (e.g. a global [...]

By |2022-03-10T14:18:29-05:00March 10, 2022|News Room|

Host a Resilience Screening + Facilitated Discussion with Your Organization!

In 2021, Bounce engaged over 235 people from across the state in a screening of the documentary Resilience: The Biology of Stress and Science of Hope, followed by facilitated discussions. The documentary, produced and directed by the late James Redford, chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists, [...]

By |2022-02-16T12:30:13-05:00February 16, 2022|News Room|

Building Resilience in Child and Youth-Serving Organizations

The Bounce Coalition recently wrapped up its year-long work with two youth-serving organizations in the Greater Louisville area. With support from the C. E. and S. Foundation, Bounce provided training and technical assistance to the YMCA of Greater Louisville’s Infant, Toddler and Preschool Program and School-Age Child Care Program (K-8), [...]

By |2021-11-02T13:27:31-04:00November 2, 2021|News Room|

Bounce Collaborates with Louisville Department of Health and Wellness and Partner Organizations

The Bounce Coalition is excited to announce a partnership with Louisville Metro’s Department of Health and Wellness to bring a trauma-informed care approach to several of the department's partner organizations. Throughout the next year, Bounce will provide training and technical assistance to Nativity Academy at St. Boniface and several other [...]

By |2021-11-02T13:18:16-04:00September 23, 2021|News Room|

Creating Trauma-Informed Environments in Rural Kentucky

Thanks to funding provided by the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, the Bounce Coalition has spent over two years working in collaboration with the Russell County School District (RCSD) and the Lake Cumberland District Health Department (LCDHD) to bring trauma-informed care to the region. While the work is continuing, we [...]

By |2021-08-19T10:51:56-04:00August 17, 2021|News Room|
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