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ACEs Aware is hosting a series of activities to promote shared learning and quality improvement among Medi-Cal providers in adopting ACE screenings and providing trauma-informed care.

View upcoming webinars and previous webinars below.

Upcoming Educational Events

June 28, 2021 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

Please join us for a special webinar highlighting the final release of the ACEs Aware Trauma-Informed Network of Care Roadmap.

The Network of Care Roadmap provides practical steps that health care providers, clinics, community-based organizations, and social service agencies can take within their communities to grow cross-sector networks of care and improve collaboration and coordination across systems to prevent, treat, and heal toxic stress. 

This webinar will:

  • Discuss the purpose of the Network of Care Roadmap.
  • Provide guidance on the key elements supporting a robust trauma-informed network of care and to support the health and well-being of children, adults, and families.
  • Share actionable steps and milestones for providers and community-based organizations to grow cross-sector networks of care designed to address the health impacts of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress.

July 14, 2021 12:00 pm – 1:00 pm

This is the second in a series of webinars that will explore the science of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress.

Al Race, Deputy Director and Chief Knowledge Officer from the Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University will lead a deep dive into how early experiences affect lifelong health.

Educational Objectives

After completing this webinar, the participant should be better able to:

  • Explain the importance of addressing early childhood adversity and its impact on long-term health outcomes.
  • Apply the science behind how ACEs and toxic stress can impact brain health and lead to increased risk of ACE-Associated Health Conditions.
  • Implement trauma-informed clinical practice changes based on proven science-informed design principles of reducing sources of stress, strengthening core skills, and building responsible relationships.

Target Audience

This activity is intended for physicians, physician assistants, registered nurses, psychologists, social workers and other healthcare providers engaged in the screening of patients with toxic stress related to Adverse Childhood Experiences.

Launch Date

July 14, 2021

Expiration Date

October 28, 2021

Jointly provided by Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, Office of the California Surgeon General, California Department of Health Care Services, and Aurrera Health Group.

Joint Accreditation Statement

In support of improving patient care, this activity has been planned and implemented by the Postgraduate Institute for Medicine, Office of the California Surgeon General, California Department of Health Care Services, and Aurrera Health Group. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.

Physician Continuing Medical Education

The Postgraduate Institute for Medicine designates this enduring material for a maximum of 1.0 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)™. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.

AAFP Prescribed Credit

The AAFP has reviewed ACEs Aware Provider Education Webinar Series, and deemed it acceptable for AAFP credit. Term of approval is from 06/15/2021 to 06/15/2022. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity. Credit approval includes the following session(s):

  • 1.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) – The Science of ACEs and Toxic Stress (Part 1)
  • 1.00 Enduring Materials, Self-Study AAFP Prescribed Credit(s) – The Science of ACEs and Toxic Stress (Part 2)

Continuing Nursing Education

The maximum number of hours awarded for this Continuing Nursing Education activity is 1.0 contact hours.

California Board of Registered Nursing

Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider Number 13485, for 1.0 contact hours.

Continuing Psychologist Education

Continuing Education (CE) credits for psychologists are provided through the co-sponsorship of the American Psychological Association (APA) Office of Continuing Education in Psychology (CEP). The APA CEP Office maintains responsibility for the content of the programs.

Credit Designation

This program offers 1.0 continuing education credits for psychologists.

Continuing Physician Assistant Education

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine has been authorized by the American Academy of PAs (AAPA) to award AAPA Category 1 CME credit for activities planned in accordance with AAPA CME Criteria. This activity is designated for 1.0 AAPA Category 1 CME credits. Approval is valid until October 28, 2021. PAs should only claim credit commensurate with the extent of their participation.

Continuing Social Work Education

As a Jointly Accredited Organization, Postgraduate Institute for Medicine is approved to offer social work continuing education by the Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) Approved Continuing Education (ACE) program. Organizations, not individual courses, are approved under this program. State and provincial regulatory boards have the final authority to determine whether an individual course may be accepted for continuing education credit. Postgraduate Institute for Medicine maintain responsibility for this course. Social workers completing this course receive 1.0 Clinical continuing education credits.

ABIM MOC Continuing Education

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the evaluation component, enables the participant to earn up to 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Internal Medicine’s (ABIM) maintenance of certification (MOC) program. Participants will earn MOC points equivalent to the amount of CME credits claimed for the activity. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit participant completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABIM MOC credit.

ABP MOC Continuing Education

Successful completion of this CME activity, which includes participation in the activity and individual assessment of and feedback to the learner, enables the learner to earn up to 1.0 MOC points in the American Board of Pediatrics’ (ABP) Maintenance of Certification (MOC) program. It is the CME activity provider’s responsibility to submit learner completion information to ACCME for the purpose of granting ABP MOC credit.

Disclosure of Conflicts of Interest

Postgraduate Institute for Medicine (PIM) requires instructors, planners, managers, and other individuals who are in a position to control the content of this activity to disclose any real or apparent conflict of interest (COI) they may have as related to the content of this activity. All identified COI are thoroughly vetted and resolved according to PIM policy. PIM is committed to providing its learners with high quality activities and related materials that promote improvements or quality in healthcare and not a specific proprietary business interest of a commercial interest.

Fee Information

There is no fee for this educational activity.

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