CD of the Week
Short Educational Videos
Ellen Bauer - Community of Practice
Health Connections Special: ACEs - Adverse Childhood Experiences
In this Health Connections Special, we explore the Adverse Childhood Experience Study, or ACE Study. The ACE Study found that the more adversity and trauma someone experienced as a child, the higher their risk of negative health outcomes as an adult—...
Adapting to Climate Change - Health Connections
The North Bay Climate Adaptation Initiative (NBCAI) formed to raise awareness of the impact of climate change on our region. Rainfall patterns are changing, temperatures are rising and critical infrastructure will be threatened as we experience these...
Brian Vaughn is the Director of the Sonoma County Department of Health Services Health Policy, Plann...
Brian Vaugh explains the findings of the PORTRAIT OF SONOMA COUNTY, a data-based research effort to target the health disparities of our region. What do the findings tell us? And what can we do to create more healthcare equity in Sonoma County?
Building on Community Assets: Healthy Retail
The Healthy Retail Project is an innovative initiative in Sonoma County that is working to create a healthy food environment. In Windsor, a coalition of non-profit, government and community groups have joined forces to help improve the health of the...
Karen DeSalvo, Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, Public Health 3.0 Presentation
Karen DeSalvo, M.D., M.P.H., M.Sc., delivers a presentation during the Public Health 3.0 conference on April 12, 2016. Dr. DeSalvo is the Acting Assistant Secretary for Health, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services.
El Grupo de Padres de Roseland
Roseland está situado en el corazón de Santa Rosa, California. Es una comunidad con energía vibrante, donde los residentes luchan económicamente para mantener a sus familias. El grupo de padres de Roseland entiende que el lugar donde vivimos es impor...
Roseland Parents' Club
The Roseland neighborhood is located in the heart of Santa Rosa, California. A group of Roseland parents understand that place matters, and they are working to make positive health changes for the future of their community - creating an environment w...
Finding Solutions to Homelessness: Bridging the Disconnect between Service Providers and the Busines...
In Guerneville, California, the banks of the Russian River have become a gathering place for those facing homelessness. The homeless population in Guerneville is four times the per capita rate of San Francisco, and three times the national average. A...
Encontrando Soluciones En Un Pueblo Pequeño...
Encontrando Soluciones En Un Pueblo Pequeño Para Las Personas Sin Vivienda: En Guerneville, California, a orillas del río de Rusia se han convertido en un lugar de reunión para los que se enfrentan las personas sin hogar. La población sin hogar en Gu...
Social Advocates for Youth: Addressing Fears and Gaining Buy-in for the Dream Center
How do people come together to create positive change in our community? Social Advocates for Youth (SAY) was founded in 1971 to serve homeless youth with housing and career development opportunities. As the need grew for larger facilities and expande...
SAY - Defensores Sociales de la Juventud
CONSTRUCCIÓN DE UN CENTRO DE SUEÑO ¿Cómo llegan a la gente para crear un cambio positivo en nuestra comunidad ? Defensores Sociales para los Jóvenes ( SAY) fue fundada en 1971 para servir a los jóvenes sin hogar con las oportunidades de vivienda y de...
Building a Better Society
(Full length TV program - episode 106) More and more American wage earners cannot meet the demands of a rapidly increasing cost of living. While housing, food, fuel, education, and healthcare costs accelerate upwards, wages for many remain stagnant,...
Construyendo una Cultura de Salud
(Learning Video in Spanish) The United States spends more on healthcare than any other nation on the planet, yet we have some of the worst outcomes in the developed world. Why is this? North Bay health and education experts are working together with...
Early Childhood Education
(Full length TV program - episode 105) KRCB explores how children who receive quality early childhood education are more likely to graduate from high school and attend college. They have higher earning potential over a lifetime and experience better...
(Program Segment - Health Connections, Episode 101) Young people tell their stories of how they found inspiration through an innovative North Bay program. Job training programs have been found useful in helping bring young people confidence, and help...
We Tell Our Own Stories
(Program Segment - Health Connections, Episode 102) One quarter of Americans suffer from a mental illness in any given year. This segment of Community Health Connections features first person perspectives of living with and recovering from mental hea...
Building a Culture of Health: One Neighborhood at a Time
(Learning Video) The United States spends more on healthcare than any other nation on the planet, yet we have some of the worst outcomes in the developed world. Why is this? North Bay health and education experts are working together with neighborhoo...
(Full length TV Program - episode 104) An exploration of the conditions, struggles and efforts to improve the lives of Sonoma County's underserved, and the implications for all the county's residents. Comprised of interviews with local leaders, commu...
(Full length TV Program - episode 102) One quarter of Americans suffer from a mental illness in any given year. This edition of Community Health Connections features first person perspectives of those living with and recovering from mental health iss...
Our Food System
(Full length TV Program - episode 103) All over the world, our area is hailed as a food mecca. While we may have some of the finest restaurants, wines, and produce, that is only one part of our food system. Sonoma County actually has three times as m...
(Program Segment - Health Connections, Episode 101) Who was your first teacher? You may think back to grade school, or preschool, but the first teachers of all children are their parents. Today, parents can learn how to be better teachers for their c...
Forget Me Not Farm
(Program Segment - Health Connections, Episode 102) One in five children in the United States has a diagnosable mental health problem. In this segment of KRCB's Community Health Connections, we visit Forget Me Not Farm, a Humane Society organization...
(Program Segment - Health Connections, Episode 103) Both hunger and a lack of healthy food options affect many people in our area, preventing them from having a good, nutritious diet. This segment from Community Health Connections looks at the proble...
(Full length TV Program - episode 101) This first episode of "Community Health Connections" is about the importance of education as it relates to the individual, the family, and the larger society. Our producers interviewed the youth in our community...
Grow Your Own
(Program Segment - Health Connections, Episode 103) This segment from Community Health Connections examines the role of farming and gardening in our food system. It addresses why it is important to know where your food comes from and what busy people...
(Program Segment - Health Connections, Episode 103) This segment from Community Health Connections talks about what different organizations in our area are doing to make our food system more sustainable and why this is a goal worth working toward 5mi...
Building Partnerships for Change
(Learning Video) Communities are learning to build collaborative partnerships in order to accomplish the goals we all have to support healthy living. Government, non-profits, corporations and community groups are putting their heads together to make...
(Program Segment - Health Connections, Episode 102) Student filmmaker, Emma, speaks with her friends about stigma around mental illness and how young people can help to build a community of acceptance. 6min 8 sec
Oscar Chavez - Community of Practice
Oscar Chavez, Assistant Department Director for the Sonoma County Human Services Department, describes methods of social engagement, organizing, and problem-solving to strengthen community resiliency.
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