ACEs, Advocacy & Activism, Circle Practice, COVID19, School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: Circling Our Way out of Quarantined Times

Carolyn Corbi brings 31 years of teaching in an urban New Jersey school district to her work as a Priority Schools Consultant for the New Jersey Education Association. She is a fierce defender of public education and understands first-hand the power of the student/teacher relationship. Carolyn is also a champion for social justice and the… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Circling Our Way out of Quarantined Times

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ACEs, Advocacy & Activism, Trauma, Trauma-Responsive Care

The Relentless School Nurse: Cissy White – The Power and Passion of a Survivor

Cissy White is a nationally known trauma-survivor expert. She uses her wide platform to speak out about having the voice of survivors included in all aspects of trauma work. As Cissy says, "It is not trauma informed, unless it is informed by trauma survivors." Cissy is also a writer, blogger, and community organizer. She speaks… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Cissy White – The Power and Passion of a Survivor

ACEs, Advocacy & Activism, Health Equity, Health Literacy

The Relentless School Nurse: The Angel and the Assassin by Donna Jackson Nakazawa

Author, journalist, researcher, science detective are just a few of the descriptors I can use to depict Donna Jackson Nakazawa. You may recognize her name from prior books, notably, Childhood Disrupted: How Your Biography Becomes Your Biology And How You Can Heal.  Donna is a gifted science storyteller. She translates complex biological processes seamlessly and describes… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: The Angel and the Assassin by Donna Jackson Nakazawa

ACEs, Adverse Community Environments, Advocacy & Activism, Social Determinants of Health, Trauma-Responsive Care

The Relentless School Nurse: Healing Our Ghosts Podcast Has Launched!

https://www.wrestlingghosts.com/podcast Healing our Ghosts is a new podcast by Ana Joanes, filmmaker and creative spirit who brought us Wrestling Ghosts, a groundbreaking documentary about parenting with ACEs.  This new podcast has a unique vision: Healing Our Ghosts shines light into the suffering we keep hidden. We are not alone in our struggles and when we… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: Healing Our Ghosts Podcast Has Launched!

ACEs, Adverse Community Environments, School Nursing

The Relentless School Nurse: ACEs, Sport, and Our Youth

Kemba Noel-London MAT, ATC,CES is my guest blogger this week. This doctoral candidate is juggling multiple roles, including Athletic Trainer, lab assistant and university instructor,  just to name a few. She also created an evidence-based trauma informed athletic coaching program! Understanding the role of ACEs in sports and the impact on athletes is what caught… Continue reading The Relentless School Nurse: ACEs, Sport, and Our Youth