Governor Carney’s Executive Order 24 directed state agencies to focus on impact of trauma WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware will expand its supports for children who have experienced academic, social, and behavioral health challenges as a result of exposure to trauma and toxic stress thanks to a new federal grant. Governor John Carney announced on Monday […]
First Lady also announces first Compassionate Champion Award winners DOVER, Del. – At a kickoff event for Trauma Awareness Month in Delaware, First Lady Tracey Quillen Carney today announced the launch of a new, growing statewide partnership for trauma-informed care to help elevate stories of the work of leaders in trauma-informed practices and approaches across the state called Trauma Informed Delaware. The […]
Over the past three years, more than 7,000 Delaware educators have participated in professional development opportunities around trauma, including book studies, workshops, strategic planning and the multi-district Compassionate Schools Teacher Test Lab. So far this year, more than 400 educators have engaged in free DDOE training to better understanding why adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are so threatening and how they rewire the brain.
Order will mitigate the impact of adverse childhood experiences, build resilience WILMINGTON, Del. – Governor Carney on Wednesday signed Executive Order #24 making Delaware a trauma-informed state. This Order provides direction for the Family Services Cabinet Council to help mitigate the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and build resilience in children, adults and communities. […]
Grant funds Project DelAWARE, a new partnership between the State of Delaware and three school districts WILMINGTON, Del. – Delaware has won a $9 million federal grant to expand school mental health supports. The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) grant will fund Project DelAWARE, a […]