Grantee Events

Grantees across the state are developing supplemental trainings and webinars to support the mission of ACEs Aware.

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Riverside County Core Training
ACES Aware Core Training

The Riverside University Health System (RUHS)—Public Health and Riverside County Medical Association (RCMA) is hosting a 2-Part Core Training as a part of the ACEs Aware initiative. ACEs Aware is a statewide initiative to offer Medi-Cal providers training, clinical protocols, and payment for screening children and adults for ACEs.

  • Part 1: December 8 from 11:30am – 1pm PST
  • Part 2: December 15, 2021 from 11:30 – 1pm PST

**Please note: Attendance is required at two sessions to qualify for ACE screening reimbursement and to receive 2.5 CME credits.**

VITAL: Relational Health Series
ACES Aware Community Supplemental Training

This free course is the first module of the new online learning series on relational health, designed to help busy health professionals better understand the interconnectedness between relationships and patient health. Hear directly from experts in the field like Dr. Rachel Gilgoff, Dr. David Willis, and Dr. RJ Gillespie on ways to make this science part of your “whole-child practice.”

This activity has been approved for CEU/CME credits.

Changing the Lives of Children: Attending to ACEs in Ages 0-5 
ACES Aware Community Supplemental Training

Date: October 15, 2021 from 12pm-2pm PST

Join ACEs Aware grarntee Five Contra Costa to learn about the impact of trauma and traumatic stress on children’s development and learning as influenced by culture and other factors. Participants will receive strategies and resources for supporting children and families.

This activity has been approved for CEU/CME credits.

Target audience: Providers working with pediatric patients ages 0-5; particularly Medi-Cal providers.

Rising Together
ACES Aware Community Supplemental Training

This training, provided through the statewide ACEs Aware supplemental training grant, will delve into how we each play a vital role in supporting the health and well-being of children, adults, families and communities.  Attendees will learn how Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and toxic stress shape the developing brain and body, as well as gain strategies and resources to heal the negative impacts of ACEs and unlock the potential of the next generation.

Who should attend: This training is open to service providers, educators, parents, caregivers and community members.

Upcoming trainings are on the following Wednesdays from 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm. Register for free by clicking on the links below:

For more information, please view the flyer or contact Tri-City Mental Health, ACEs Aware grantee, at aces@tricitymhs.og.

The Power of Trauma-Informed Care
ACEs Aware Provider Supplemental Training

This free training, provided through the statewide ACEs Aware supplemental training grant, aims to enhance provider insight about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).  Providers will learn how screening for ACEs, assessing risk for toxic stress and responding with trauma-informed care can help inform patient treatment.  The earlier we can identify that an individual is experiencing ACEs and toxic stress, the sooner children, adults and families can be connected to the resources and services they need to heal.

Who should attend: This training is open to primary care, pediatric, health care and behavioral health providers.

Upcoming trainings are on the following Thursdays from 11:00 am – 1:00 pm. Register for free by clicking on the links below:

For more information, please view the flyer or contact Tri-City Mental Health, ACEs Aware grantee, at aces@tricitymhs.og.

Redwood Community Health Coalition (RCHC) Supplemental Training

This 4-module supplemental training series is developed by RCHC and designed for health care teams interested in screening for ACEs and applying trauma-informed care in their practice.

  • Module 1: Foundation of Care
  • Module 2: Workflows for Screening that Work
  • Module 3: Responses that Heal
  • Module 4: When Healers Hurt 

Panel Discussion: What Happens After ACEs Screening? Effective Clinical Response & Community Partnership
Available On Demand (Closed Captions in English and Spanish) – Free CME/CE

Speakers: Rachel Gilgoff, MD; Lacy Ketelhut; Leena Singh, PhD; Victoria Sparks, MD

This webinar will discuss opportunities for ACEs screening implementation in the medical setting, identify evidence-informed clinical approaches for responding to ACEs within pediatric and family medicine practice, and present effective strategies for responding to ACEs through community partnerships.