Healing program for students and teachers of Paradise

A grant from the North Valley Community Foundation to the school district has funded the year-long program.

Posted: Sep 10, 2019 6:40 PM
Updated: Sep 10, 2019 6:40 PM

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open a new healing program for students and teachers after the camp fire is now launched throughout paradise unified school district. thank you for joining us - i'm alan marsden. and i'm debbie cobb. action news now reporter christina vitale shows us how an organization plans to help them deal with the tragedy.. trauma and loss. ### bella: i learned a lot about mindfulness how to be calm and take breaths. looklive intro: mindfulnes... it means paying attention to how you're feeling right now...i was able to sit in on a class where students were taught how to deal with anxiety, stress and fear. nat sound lauryn gregorio with mindful littles said it's important for children to learn at a young age how to cope with whatever life throws at them. lauryn: if you think about it we all come into the world loving and kind and peaceful and we've all been around baby's that just exude that warmth and as we grow up things can happen in our lives that can be trauma or just normal life things that happen and we can kind of lose sight of things or close that off. gregorio will visit elementary schools once a week... to help give the students the tools to understand that life isn't easy and how to keep it from overwhelming them. one student opened up to the class about her sadness over losing a family friend lauryn: and i was really moved by her and she was sharing with such vulnerability and courage so together as a class we modeled when we feel sad we put our hands on our heart we can take deep breaths as a class we all took those deep breaths and send love to the student. something not lost on bella - a 4th grader at paradise ridge elementary she shared with action news now what she learned from tuesday's session... bella: sharing three words of what mindfulness means me: and what are those three words bella: kind calm and mindful me: so the next time you get angry or stressed or frustrated what are you going to do? bella: take breaths. look live outro: the elementary schools hope this effort will help show kids their school community is a place they can lean on for support. the year-long program is funded by a grant from the north valley community foundation to the paradise school district. ### the "swedes fire" east of oroville is now 60-percent contained. the 400 acre fire is burning on chinese wall road. cal fire says they have a control line around most of the fire's perimeter - and they plan to continue mop up within the
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