The old notion about professors living in an ivory tower is fading fast.
Suzette Fromm Reed, Ph.D., is bringing her expertise in Community Psychology to a forward-thinking Chicago neighborhood organization called the Resilient Belmont Cragin Community Collaborative. Non-Woven Fabrics Empty Tea Bags for Tea Pot Relish Teabags Filtering Herb Loose Tea 100pcs lot 7x10cmFromm Reed, a researcher and associate professor, developed and formerly chaired National Louis University’s Community Psychology doctoral program.
Recently, Fromm Reed took part as U.S. Senator Dick Durbin visited the Resilient Belmont Cragin group to discuss how it is using a strategy called Community Resilience to help residents cope with difficulties resulting from Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).Farmerly Urijk White Electric with Motor ABS Pepper Mill Salt Mill Black Pepper Grinder Multi-Purpose Kitchen Tools Salt Container Black
Fromm Reed has been working since about 2004 on the challenge of how to help people and communities heal from Adverse Childhood Experiences. ACEs include traumas such as experiencing physical, emotional or sexual abuse as a child, the death of divorce of a parent, Zoomy Far Plants Coconut Tree Cactus Cookie Cutter Set Made 3D Printed Fondant Cupcake Top Mould Cake Decoration Tools Confeitaria Indus Tree 5 inchhaving a parent incarcerated or having a parent with substance abuse. ACEs actually change an individual’s brain chemistry and reduce their capacity to cope with stressors.
Anyone may take this quiz to learn how many ACEs they have, as well as the resilience quiz to see how much resilience they have to heal from ACEs.30x12x16cm ZHANWEI Bathroom Shelf Shower Organiser Wall-Mounted Punch Free Rectangle Space Aluminum 1 Tier Fence Drain, Black (color 30x12x16cm)
Research in Community Psychology showed community resilience–the feeling of knowing and being able to count on one’s neighbors and members of the community–is much more effective than individual resilience to help children and young people with ACEs do better in terms of mental health, physical health, school performance and healthy coping behaviors.LED Insect Killer Lamp Pest Solar Energy Powered Fruit Flies Trap Non-Toxic Lighting Electric Trap Pest Wasp Killer
That ran counter to folk wisdom to “pull yourself up by your bootstraps,” and it helped Community Psychologists re-calibrate their thinking to focus on community resilience.B 60X90cm JIAJUAN Front Doormat Entry Non-Slip Breathable Welcome Mat Washable Outdoor Indoor, 10 Mm, 4 Styles, 2 Sizes (color A, Size 45x75cm) Working together, a community can “pull up its members” more effectively.
Last year, Fromm Reed and NLU colleague Judith Kent, Ph.D., began working with the Resilient Belmont Cragin group in a pairing that lets the academic research meet the real world of a Northwest-side Chicago neighborhood.GLJDDJ European and American Vintage Wrought Iron Sea Shell Hook Hook up Belmont Cragin has seen its poverty rate double from 2000 to 2010 as people of modest means, including many immigrants, moved there to escape rising rents in gentrifying Logan Square and Humboldt Park.
As the psychologists work with the neighborhood leaders, the neighborhood leaders decided that so many residents have ACEs that they decided to embed resilience (the antidote to ACEs) in everything they do.A Medium Pet Cooling Mat, Summer Dog Cat Cooling Ice Pad Printing Fruit Rectangle (color B, Size S)
Since Resilient Belmont Cragin formed in January 2018, it has worked with school, health, mental health, police and business leaders in the community to site a health clinic open to the entire community at Steinmetz High School, train police to not re-traumatize residents and mentor at-risk youth of high school age.Pink Small Pet Cooling Mat, Dog Cat Round Ice Pad Summer (color blueee, Size S) During Sen. Durbin’s visit, the group showed him the health clinic at Steinmetz High School and discussed the positive impact it was having.
James Rudyk is the director of the Northwest Side Housing Center, a nonprofit that spearheads the Resilient Belmont Cragin Community Collaborative. It has helped countless residents keep their homes.Generic a Simple Sucker Hair Dryer Storage Rack Living Room Wall Holder Home Organizer Accessories Supplies Gear Items Stuff Product
”I think Suzette and Judy taught us that all the work we do is about resilience, but we never knew that because we’re not psychologists,” he said. “ACEs are seen as a psychological thing, BROWN 6090CM Fashion Floor mat Bedroom Living Room Kitchen Hotel Cafe Bathroom Sleek Minimalist Carpet (color Green, Size 60 200 cm)but we decided that they impact our youth and communities so much that we embed resilience in all the work we do.”