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Originally presented on

November 3, 2021



*Training certificates are only available following live trainings or completion of self-paced courses. A certificate will not be provided for review of these materials.

Spreading HOPE


This foundational Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences (HOPE) presentation will cover the importance of Positive Childhood Experiences, the research showing their mitigating effects on ACEs, the neurobiological basis for these effects, the four building blocks of HOPE, and type 1 vs. type 2 thinking. The presentation will introduce some ideas of how to incorporate the HOPE Framework into practice.

Participants will:

  •  Identify the Four Building Blocks of HOPE
  • Understand the importance of Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs) on adult mental health
  • Review the difference between Type 1 and Type 2 thinking

Who should attend: All staff of family resource center (FRCs), child abuse prevention councils (CAPCs), and other family-serving organizations.

Supplemental Materials

Amanda Winn, MSW

HOPE West Coast Project Manager

Amanda Winn, macro-level MSW, received her degree from UC Berkeley with a joint focus on Health and Children and Families. She’s spent her professional career working at the intersection of parenting, gender, and poverty. Amanda directed a National Resource Center out of UC Berkeley’s School of Social Welfare providing training and technical assistance to providers around the country supporting families affected by substance use and/or HIV. She’s also worked extensively supporting LGBTQ+ families at the school district, medical, and community levels.