In the August webinar, ACEs Aware asked a panel of experts to share their tips and best practices for primary care providers to help pediatric patients and parents manage stress.
A consensus of scientific research demonstrates that cumulative adversity, especially when experienced during critical and sensitive periods of development, is a root cause to some of the most harmful, persistent, and expensive health challenges facing our state and nation.
California is leading the way by training and providing payment to Medi-Cal providers for ACE screenings to significantly improve health and well-being across the state.
COVID-19 has been stressful for all of us, but our response to the pandemic and its effects is largely dependent on our buffering relationships and resiliency. Orange Country pediatrician Dr. Eric Ball discusses how ACEs Aware training has benefited his practice during the COVID-19 pandemic.
The Provider Training September Data Update report clearly demonstrates substantial early success in building a network of providers who are crucial to advancing the ACEs Aware initiative across the state.
The mission of DHCS is to provide Californians with access to affordable, integrated, high-quality health care, including medical, dental, mental health, substance use treatment services, and long-term care. DHCS’ vision is to preserve and improve the overall health and well-being of all Californians. DHCS funds health care services for more than 13 million Medi-Cal beneficiaries.
The role of the California Surgeon General was created in 2019 by Governor Gavin Newsom to marshal the insights and energy of medical professionals, scientists, public health experts, public servants, and everyday Californians to drive solutions to our most pressing public health challenges. As California’s first Surgeon General, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris serves as a leading spokesperson on matters of public health, and has established early childhood, health equity and ACEs and toxic stress as key priorities.