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Racine – City of Racine Parks, Recreation and Cultural Services (PRCS) announces the closing of all five community centers on Monday, August 20, 2018. The John Bryant Community Center, Dr. Martin Luther King Jr Community Center, Tyler-Domer Community Center, Humble Park Community Center and Caesar Chavez Community Centers will all be closed to the public so that staff may receive training on Trauma Informed Care.
This presentation is provided by Racine County, as “Racine County has committed to providing Trauma Informed Care Training to individuals, agencies and providers of service, throughout Racine County.” The training program is provided in conjunction with SaintA, a private nonprofit social service agency based in Milwaukee. Presenter Tim Grove is the chief clinical officer at SaintA and personally developed the trauma informed care training curriculum.
According to the Centers for Disease Control, childhood experiences impact adult actions and choices by affecting brain development. Negative childhood experiences can impair social, emotional and cognitive development, which increases risks for disease such as addiction issues, health problems, low life potential and even early death. These experiences, whether they are abuse, neglect, the loss of a loved one, financial stress or any unavoidable traumatic event, can impact how young brains grow if not handled correctly.