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Healing from ACEs: A Parent’s Story

The second story in the ACEs Aware Storytelling Series features a conversation between parent and public health leader Linda Baggio and California’s first Surgeon General, Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris. Linda discusses her personal experiences with ACEs and her commitment as a parent to disrupting intergenerational transmission. 

Request for Proposal (RFP) for ACEs Aware Statewide Learning Collaborative

Funded by DHCS with support from CA-OSG, the PRACTICE statewide learning collaborative will support the efforts of clinical teams to address toxic stress in local communities. Up to 30 teams will receive funding, each ranging from $500,000 to $1 million, with the goal of increasing the capacity of Medi-Cal primary care organizations/clinics, community-based organizations (CBOs), and Medi-Cal managed care plans to leverage existing and new sources of state funding.

New Data Report: 781,400 Screenings for ACEs

The ACEs Aware initiative has released a new data report detailing the number of Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) screenings conducted for children and adults in California as of June 30, 2021. The report also tracks the number of clinical team members that completed the ACEs Aware core training and are now ACEs Aware-certified. 

New Data Report: 640,700 Medi-Cal Beneficiaries Screened for ACEs

The ACEs Aware initiative has released a new data report detailing the number of Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) screenings conducted for children and adults in California between January 1, 2020, and March 31, 2021. The report also tracks the number of clinical team members that completed the “Becoming ACEs Aware in California online training between December 4, 2019, and September 30, 2021. 

A Message From UCAAN’s Leadership

California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris has announced that she will step down from her position on February 11. It is hard to overstate her influence in catalyzing the statewide movement to identify, address, and overcome the health impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress on California’s families.