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Data-Driven, Cross-Sector: Bounce Coalition Boosts Trauma-Informed Change in Kentucky

This article originally appeared on marc.healthfederation.org September 17, 2020 ​Student suspension rates dropped. Teacher retention rose. Membership in the PTA swelled from zero to more than 200. More kids said in a survey that there was at least one adult at school whom they could talk to if they had a problem. ​The data—a comparison of the Bounce Coalition’s pilot school and one with similar demographics—told the Kentucky resilience-boosting group that they were on the right track. ​The Bounce Coalition formed in 2014; the catalyst was a grant from the Foundation for a Healthy Kentucky, calling for community-driven, cross-agency approaches [...]

By |October 15, 2020|News Room|

Bounce Coalition to partner with YMCA of Greater Louisville and Boys & Girls Club of Kentuckiana for Trauma-Informed Care Supports

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mara Powell, Kentucky Youth Advocates mpowell@kyyouth.org Bounce Coalition to partner with YMCA of Greater Louisville and Boys & Girls Club of Kentuckiana for Trauma-Informed Care Supports Over 600 staff from YMCA of Greater Louisville and Boys and Girls Club of Kentuckiana to participate in program Louisville, KY (October 06, 2020) – The Bounce Coalition and C.E. and S. Foundation have partnered in work to provide training and support to two of Louisville’s out-of-school time and early childcare providers throughout the next year. Bounce will partner with YMCA of Greater Louisville’s Infant, Toddler and Preschool Program and [...]

By |October 6, 2020|News Room|

​Bounce Coalition Partners with Humana to Provide Trauma-Informed Training to Employees serving Kentuckians with Medicaid

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Mara Powell mpowell@kyyouth.org ​Bounce Coalition Partners with Humana to Provide Trauma-Informed Training to Employees serving Kentuckians with Medicaid Louisville, KY (September 17, 2020) – The Bounce Coalition is partnering with Humana to provide trauma-informed training for the managed care organization’s employees serving Medicaid members in Kentucky. Across the country, there is growing recognition of trauma’s profound negative impact on the health and well-being of children and adults. Exposure to abuse, neglect, systemic discrimination, and violence increases the risk for poor health outcomes throughout life. Yet it is possible to foster resilience, equipping people with the tools to effectively [...]

By |September 17, 2020|News Room|

Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence Funds Bounce Partnership with Louisville’s Providers of Adolescent Residential Services

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Dr. David Finke, PhD david.finke@centerstone.org 502-235-7565 Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence Funds Bounce Partnership with Louisville’s Providers of Adolescent Residential Services Uspiritus, Boys and Girls Haven, and St. Joseph Children’s Home building a community of providers with shared trauma-informed framework Louisville, KY (February 14, 2020) – The Jewish Heritage Fund for Excellence (JHFE) has awarded the Bounce Coalition a grant to provide training and support to several of Louisville’s adolescent residential services over the next two years. Bounce will partner with Uspiritus, Boys and Girls Haven, St. Joseph Children’s Home, and the on-campus Jefferson County Public [...]

By |February 14, 2020|News Room|
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