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ACEs Aware Core Training

Clinical team members who bill Medi-Cal must complete a certified ACEs Aware Core Training and attest to completing the training to qualify to receive Medi-Cal payment for conducting ACE screenings.

“Becoming ACEs Aware in California” Training
ACEs Aware offers “Becoming ACEs Aware in California,” a free, two-hour online training that certifies eligible clinicians to receive Medi-Cal payment for ACE screenings. Clinicians and clinical team members will receive 2.0 Continuing Medical Education (CME) credits and 2.0 Maintenance of Certification (MOC) credits upon completion and are encouraged to join the ACES Aware Clinician Directory.

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Additional Training Opportunities

Through the ACEs Aware Grants program, organizations across California are creating additional training opportunities for providers to supplement the ACEs Aware Core Training. Please note that these trainings do not qualify providers for Medi-Cal payment.

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Toxic Stress 101: Transforming Knowledge into Practice (King County, Clinical)
May 21 and June 18 from 10:00 am – 12:30 pm
Created by Kings Partnership for Prevention

The Kings County Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Aware training event is a 2.5-hour webinar session. It is offered to Medi-Cal staff and will provide a foundation to integrate ACE screening and offer support to respond with trauma informed care, referrals, and resources unique to Kings County. This activity has been approved for AMA PRA Category 1 Credits and ANCC, CBRN, APA, AAPA, and ASWB CE credits.

Target Audience: The clinical training is intended for Medi-Cal physicians, social workers, case managers, MAs, RNs, NPs, and behavioral health staff.

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Toxic Stress 101: Transforming Knowledge into Practice (King County, Non-Clinical)
May 28 from 10:00 am – 12:00 pm
Created by Kings Partnership for Prevention

The Kings County Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Aware training event is a 2-hour webinar session. It is offered to Medi-Cal staff and will provide a foundation to integrate ACE screening and offer support to respond with trauma informed care, referrals, and resources unique to Kings County.

Target Audience: The non-clinical training is intended for Medi-Cal front office, support and administrative staff.