Webinar in 2019 with Leena Singh, DrPh and Karissa Luckett, RN, MSW as presenters.
While approaches for responding to ACEs, ACE-Associated Health Conditions, and toxic stress may differ by practice setting or community, ACEs Aware is aggregating and sharing learnings, research, practices, and experiences that will unite us to advance the standard of care for ACEs and toxic stress.
The following links contain free information and resources for clinicians and advocates on screening for ACEs, approaching treatment for ACE-Associated Health Conditions and toxic stress, and providing trauma-informed care.
ACEs Aware is continuing to identify and share resources. If you have a resource to add, email info@ACEsAware.org.
National Pediatric Practice Community is an initiative of the Center for Youth Wellness. This network brings together pioneering pediatric practitioners interested in integrating ACEs screening and response into clinical care. This is a training and technical assistance guide for providers.
An initiative of the Center for Youth Wellness, this network brings together pioneering pediatric practitioners interested in integrating ACEs screening and response into clinical care; it includes a comprehensive resource center with monthly newsletters, a podcast series, office hours, and training and technical assistance available.
This document was released in September 2019 and is an overview report and case studies for five of six pilot sites.
Tips for ACEs-Related Coding, decision-making inputs worksheet for clinics seeking to start screening for ACEs, screening workflow, readiness assessment.
Connect with a trained staff member from a sexual assault service provider in your area that offers access to a range of free services. Crisis chat support is available at Online Hotline. Free help, 24/7.
If you or someone you know is in crisis—whether they are considering suicide or not—please call the toll-free Lifeline at 800-273-TALK (8255) to speak with a trained crisis counselor 24/7.
The National Suicide Prevention Lifeline connects you with a crisis center in the Lifeline network closest to your location. Your call will be answered by a trained crisis worker who will listen empathetically and without judgment. The crisis worker will work to ensure that you feel safe and help identify options and information about mental health services in your area. Your call is confidential and free.
Article about treating people who have ACEs published on January 30, 2018:
Article about ACEs as a public health issue nationwide published on November 5, 2019.
Find a therapist near you.
An organizational change model to support organizations in creating contexts that nurture and sustain trauma-informed practices.
Detailed examples of motivational interviewing strategies and techniques, published in 2008.
Motivational techniques and skills for health and mental health coaching/counseling, published in 2013.
This site provides practical tips on how to incorporate building blocks into a kid’s day to help them bounce back.
Webinar in 2015 by Karen Johnson, MSW, LCSW.
This locator can help you find community outpatient, inpatient and residential treatment facilities, including affordable mental health services in your area
Reported published in 2014 to develop a working concept of trauma and a trauma-informed approach and to develop a shared understanding of these concepts that would be acceptable and appropriate across an array of service systems and stakeholder groups.
Article about applying the principles of motivational interviewing to everyday patient interactions to elicit “behavior change” that contributes to positive health outcomes and improved patient–physician communication.