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The North Valley Community Foundation (NVCF) exists to fuel healing and compassion for a better world. Thrive is an initiative of the NVCF, bringing together a collaborative of people, organizations, and agencies committed to engaging in work surrounding the impact of childhood trauma across all generations. The purpose of the Thrive Initiative is to create opportunities for healing and support to help children and families truly thrive. 

THRIVE INITIATIVES

Coming soon...

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), along with recent community-wide adversities and COVID-19, have left children vulnerable to long-term mental and physical health challenges. This video series is designed to help you understand the impact of trauma; how it affects children and youth; and what you can do you support them. It shares practical personal self-care and child well-being tools so you are better equipped to make a life-changing difference for a child. 

Report and Summary

"A comprehensive model of building community capacity in Washington helped make dramatic reductions in rates of health issues and social problems."

Master Training Program 

"The ACE Interface Train the Master Trainer Program is designed to support rapid dissemination of ACE and resilience science, and promote understanding and application of the science to improve health..."

PARTNERSHIPS

COMMUNITY RESILIENCE TRAINING

Community Resilience Model (CRM)

The Community Resiliency Model trains community members to not only help themselves but to help others within their wider social network. 

Beau Biden Foundation

"The Shield of Protection provides a holistic assessment of youth-serving organizations and schools by thoroughly evaluating their child protection policies,..."

THRIVE STEERING COMMITTEE

SANDRA AZEVEDO

Coordinator of Continuous Improvement, Butte County Office of Education

JUNI BANERJEE-STEVENS

Licensed Psychologist and Owner, Deer Park Counseling & Consulting

ANNA BAUER

Director, First 5 Butte County

DANELLE CAMPBELL

Program Director,

North Valley Community Foundation

SCOTT DINITS

Human Resources Director,

Boys and Girls Club of the North Valley

KRISTY MAKIEVE

Executive Director, Butte-Glenn Medical Society

ERIN MORRISSEY

Program Manager, 

North Valley Community Foundation

MATT REDDAM

School and Community Wellness Advisor, Butte County Office of Education

HEATHER SENSKE

Senior Director of Child Development Programs and Services, Butte County Office of Education

TESS SLATON

Program Assistant, 

North Valley Community Foundation

MONICA SODERSTROM

Division Director, Community Health, Butte County Public Health

ERNA FRIEDBERG

Regional Director of Program Development serving Butte, Glenn, Shasta & Tehema Counties, North Valley Catholic Social Services

LINDA ZORN

Executive Director, Economic and Workforce Development Butte-Glenn Community College District

JANUARY GILES

Manager, Center for Learning and Resilience, Butte County Office of Education

TED ZWERDLING, MD

Pediatrician, Adventist Health