Register for a virtual discussion on trauma-informed tools during coronavirus featuring Alice Forrested, PhD, CEO of Clifford Beers from RESILIENCE, Jim Sporleder, Trauma Informed Consultantm and James Redford, Director of both RESILIENCE & PAPER TIGERS.
California Surgeon Dr. Nadine Burke Harris joins Nickelodeon’s “The Kids’ Guide to Coronavirus with Kristen Bell” to discuss tips for reducing stress at home during the pandemic. Feature begins at 15:12.
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, California Surgeon General, and Dr. Karen Mark, Medical Director of the California Department of Health Care Services, provide guidance on actions providers can take to support the health and well-being of patients, health care teams, and themselves during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris speaks with Soren Gordhamer on how childhood trauma affects health across a lifetime.
Prolonged stress can have life-threatening consequences not only for adults but also for children. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) can predispose them to any number of health problems later in life. In 2020, California is allocating $105 million to promote screening for ACEs, which have been shown to trigger toxic stress responses and epigenetic changes linked to a variety of health problems.
California Governor Gavin Newsom announced the launch of a new Novel Coronavirus (COVID-19) public awareness campaign to provide useful information to Californians and inform them of actions they can take to further prevent the spread of the virus. The campaign is anchored by a new, consumer-friendly website that highlights critical steps people can take to stay healthy and resources available to Californians impacted by the outbreak, including paid sick leave and unemployment assistance.
Insights from Alexandra Crosswell, an assistant professor of psychiatry at UCSF, and her colleagues help us better understand the ways in which our brains and bodies are besieged by all kinds of stress — from global pandemics to more routine experiences, such as caregiving for an elderly relative or constantly feeling unsafe in a high-crime neighborhood.
Dr. Mary Wilde recounts how learning about ACEs and toxic stress led her to be a better physician and gives a passionate call to action to “care for ourselves and each other.”
Last September the California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity (4CA) conducted a survey with providers, community organizations, and organizations specializing in trauma-informed practices. Read the ACEs Connection summary of the results and recommendations of where we go from here.
The Center for Care Innovations (CCI) and its partners are now accepting applications for the California ACEs Learning and Quality Improvement Collaborative (CALQIC), a new program that will support clinics in screening for and responding to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in children and adults. Applications are due Tuesday, March 30.