Handout from ACEs Aware grantee the Kyer Group that uses scuba diving as a useful metaphor for practicing and building resiliency.
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This is a fact sheet about the ACEs Aware initiative.
The purpose of this website is to provide monthly research summaries of the most pertinent articles related to abuse, as a support for those whose goal is to create a future of violence-free families. From Stanford University and the National Library of Medicine.Also Available in:
This document addresses ways that providers can implement ACE screenings in practice.
This document includes the following materials developed by the Office of the California Surgeon General for both pediatric and adult patients: ACE Screening Clinical Workflow, ACEs and Toxic Stress Risk Assessment Algorithm, and ACE-Associated Health Conditions. (ADA Version)Also Available in: Spanish
This ACEs Aware-developed workflow provides tips and sample scripts for approaching conversations with patients about ACEs and toxic stress. It covers how to introduce the ACE screening purpose and tool to patients/caregivers, review screening results and the treatment plan with them, and following up on the treatment plan.
In partnership with its Family Medicine Residency Program, Saint Agnes Medical Center launched an ACEs Aware training and implementation program. This pilot program aims to reduce the burden of chronic diseases in the patient population and create an interdisciplinary model that can be scaled to residency programs across California.
This fact sheet explains how Medi-Cal providers can participate in the ACEs Aware initiative by getting trained, screening patients for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), assessing risk for toxic stress physiology, responding with evidence-based interventions, providing trauma-informed care, and receiving payment.
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.
These are Frequently Asked Questions and Answers on ACEs Aware.
This page provides answers to operational questions regarding ACEs screenings paid for by Medi-Cal. If you have any questions, please contact questions@ACEsAware.org.
These are the presentation slides from the ACEs Aware Initiative unveiling on December 4, 2019.
The purpose of this Resource Guide is to provide strategies and information to help you learn more about how your health plan can be an active part of Trauma-Informed Networks of Care in your service areas.
ACEs Aware policy guidance for clinicians, Medi-Cal managed care health plans, and other stakeholders.
This is an ACEs Aware-developed sample school letter from a pediatrician to a school regarding a patient’s toxic stress symptoms and treatment plan.
The Department of Health Care Services approves specific tools to be used and questions to be asked for both pediatric and adult screenings.
This fact sheet explains why providers should screen for ACEs and describes the tools that should be used to screen children, adolescents, and adults for ACEs.
An ACEs Aware-developed tool for patients to use in developing a self-care plan to enhance well-being and decrease stress — for adults.
An ACEs Aware-developed tool for patients to use in developing a self-care plan to enhance well-being and decrease stress—for children and families.