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The “ACE Overcomers Radio Program” hosted by Dave Lockridge

TUNE IN:     Every week get the tools and skills to Overcome Life’s Difficulties. The “ACE Overcomers Radio Program” hosted by Dave Lockridge, Adverse Childhood Experiences and Building Healthy Life Skills Expert began airing on June 2nd on KYOS Radio (1480AM/107.3FM), Merced’s News Talk! SHOW TIME: Saturdays 9AM-9:30AM on KYOS Radio (1480AM/107.3FM) Listen Live: http://www.1480kyos.com/ SHOW DESCRIPTION: WARNING… REAL TALK… This […]

The Power of a Trauma-Informed Ministry

ACE Overcomers: The Center for Resiliency and Trauma-Informed Training The Valley Dream Center of Fresno, California hosted a 2-day training, conducted by ACE Overcomers.  40 individuals gathered for the 2-day training on The Power of a Trauma-Informed Ministry.  Most participants were from California’s Central Valley, along with attendees from San Diego, Oregon and New Mexico. […]

ACE Overcomers study to be published in Child Abuse and Neglect!

“We did it!” Evaluation of an intervention promoting emotion regulation skills for adults with persisting distress due to adverse childhood experiences. Our first ACE Overcomers study will be published in May in Child Abuse and Neglect and available online: your personalized Share Link: https://authors.elsevier.com/a/1Wl82X18YDkQA This link provides you with free access to the article until […]

Who’s Squeezin’ Your Grapes?

There I was standing at the front of a class filled with trouble makers. The principal asked me to teach the “worst of the worst” students. He asked me to help the students overcome disruptive behavior, angry outbursts, and low academic performance. These were “at risk” kids at an alternative high school. As the students entered the classroom they […]


The entire ACE Overcomers staff joined the Valley Learning Community on February 13, 2018 in Clovis, California for a 1-day seminar on RESILIENCY. Strategies 2.0 facilitated the training, that brought together representatives from the following counties: Fresno, Kern, Madera, Merced, San Joaquin, Stanislaus, Tulare and Kings. Strategies 2.0 offers free training, consultation, peer learning, and other professional development […]