This webinar provides information for women’s health providers about the importance of ACE screening in improving maternal health. Speakers share resources for providers looking to introduce ACE screening in their practice, examples of how to create a healing environment for patients, and case studies on how to respond to ACEs with trauma-informed care.
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.
In this special webinar, California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris shared findings and key takeaways from the newly released Surgeon General’s report that lays out how to advance systemic reforms that recognize and respond to the effects of ACEs and toxic stress.
This webinar will include a discussion and concrete example of a trauma-informed network of care, a group of interdisciplinary health, education, and human service professionals, community members, and organizations that support adults, children, and families by providing access to evidence-based “buffering” resources and supports that help to prevent, treat, and heal the harmful consequences of toxic stress.
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.