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. Jade Copper gold + Dry-Towels Toilet Pink Door-Fabric Brush Holder and Then Double Pole Simple Double Cup,Bathroom Accessories Rack Kit Toilet PaperFromm 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).The Former Retro-Style Costume Accessories of Baths and Carved to The Belt,Toilet Paper Rack B
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, Bathroom Accessories in The Aluminum European golden Follows The Placement of The Rack Door Rack Brushing Bar-Towels,Toilet Paper Fort Bhaving 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.
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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.Household Door mats Bedroom Indoor mats Continental dust mat Indoor mat-H 90x90cm(35x35inch)
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.ORE International NY55086 Spiral Coat Rack, 66-Inch, White 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.160-190cm Elastic Sofa Cover Sofa Slipcovers Cheap Cotton Sofa Covers for Living Room Sofa Slipcover Couch Cover 66004, 160-190cm 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.Bean Bag Bean Bag Chair, Versatile Memory Furniture Embroidered Bean Bag, Lazy Removable Tatami, Epp Granule Bean Bag Sofa, Pedal (color Pink Pedal)
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.Candra Tribal-Print Wool & Cotton Cushion Cover 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.ZHAOYONGLI Footstools,Otools Folding Camping Stool Portable Chair for Camping Fishing Hiking Gardening and Beach (color Black, Size 30 29 33cm)
”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, Coat Rack Creative Hook Wall Hooks Wall Hooks Door Hook Bathroom Walls Row Hook Coat Hook (Size 6 Hook)but we decided that they impact our youth and communities so much that we embed resilience in all the work we do.”