With COVID-19 impacting most of society for the foreseeable future, the need to understand toxic stress and trauma-informed care has never been more critical. Dr. Shannon Udovic-Constant, Vice Chair for the California Medical Association Board of Trustees, sat down with California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris to discuss.
In the latest newsletter from the Medical Board of California, Dr. Nadine Burke Harris addresses secondary impacts of the COVID-19 public health emergency and how they will acutely affect the health and well-being of Californians in the weeks, months, and years ahead.
Chrisanna Mink speaks with Dr. Nadine Burke Harris to discuss how racism doesn’t manifest only as egregious acts, but covers a wide spectrum, including subtle oppression from inequities in the systems of justice, education, employment and even health care. And it hurts kids.
California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris responds to recent events and explains how racist oppression ensures that black and brown children bear a disproportionate burden of dehumanizing and traumatic experiences.
KQED’s Brian Watt spoke last week with California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, who is known for her pioneering work on the role that childhood stress and trauma play on the wellness of minority populations, to talk about the intersection of race and health.
Actress Gwyneth Paltrow has been working to stay healthy and positive during this challenging time. Here, she interviews California’s first surgeon general to find out how we can fight the stress, feel better, and start moving forward.
The AEI hosts highlight some positive trends in the adoption of children out of foster care and examine an innovative technique one California official is using to screen children for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).
As people continue to adjust their daily lives in the era of COVID-19, some law enforcement agencies and advocacy groups across the country have raised concerns about the potential for a rise in domestic violence cases. The state of California is stepping up.
Effective January 1, 2020, DHCS began paying Medi-Cal providers to perform trauma screenings for children and adults with Medi-Cal coverage. Medi-Cal providers must take a certified training and self-attest no later than July 1, 2020, to having completed the training in order to continue to be reimbursed for ACEs screenings.
Dr. Dayna Long, Director for the Center for Child and Community Health at UCSF Benioff Children’s Hospital Oakland, discusses the pervasiveness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and why screening for ACEs is critical to providing trauma-informed care.