Clinical Team Toolkit
Preventing, screening, and responding to the impact of ACEs and toxic stress
The ACEs Aware Clinical Team Toolkit: Preventing, Screening, and Responding to the Impact of ACEs and Toxic Stress offers clinicians and practices comprehensive information and resources. This Toolkit is composed of a series of fact sheets that are designed to be read individually.
The toolkit explains how to:
- Screen: Selecting a screening tool, calculating the ACE score, incorporating screening into the clinical workflow, and receiving Medi-Cal payment for screenings.
- Treat. Providing trauma-informed care, using the ACE and Toxic Stress Risk Assessment Algorithm to inform treatment planning, and educating patients on evidence-based interventions.
- Heal. Helping patients heal from the harmful consequences of toxic stress.
ACEs Aware Initiative
Screen: Training and Payment
Treat: Clinical Practice
Heal: Resources and Support
For more ACEs Aware information and materials, please visit the ACE Resources page.