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This is the transcript from the ACEs Aware unveiling webinar on December 4, 2019.
This exam room poster gives an overview of what ACEs are, what they mean for our health, and how we can heal from them. Developed in collaboration between ACEs Aware and NumberStory.org.
This is an ACEs Aware fact sheet on the science of trauma and toxic stress.
In this ACEs Connection webinar, co-sponsored with the California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity three early adopters Drs. Deirdre Bernard-Pearl, R.J. Gillespie and Ariane Marie-Mitchell speak about: How they changed their clinics; what lessons they learned; what they wish they had done differently; what the results of the transition are and what they’re working on now.
News and information on ACEs and how to connect to networks of ACE resources.
This paper focuses on the six-county region in rural Northern California served by the Public Health Institute’s (PHI) Population Health Innovation Lab’s (PHIL) Northern ACEs Collaborative (NAC) where exist some of the highest rates of ACEs per capita in the entire state. Through key-informant interviews, Medi-Cal providers shared barriers for implementing ACE screening and identified factors that helped support screening.
After providing an overview of Adversities, their prevalence, and impact on individuals and communities, this Practice Paper incorporates a case study exploring the increasing prevalence of ACEs after the onset of the pandemic, the relationship between Adversities and mental health diagnoses and functioning, and evidence-based practices linked to improvements in mental health functioning among children who have experienced many Adversities. The paper concludes with a discussion of common challenges and best practices for providers in screening, preventing, and intervening for Adversities based on information gathered from providers through ongoing provider engagement sessions.
Editorial about the important role that Family Physicians play in patients’ lives by addressing ACEs.
Policy statement on addressing ACEs in clinical practice.
This document explains ACEs and how they contribute to adult physical and mental health outcomes – it is the first in a 6-part series designed for primary care practices.
This center will focus on resilience in children and families for long-term health.
This program offers child healthcare providers a comprehensive, logical approach to integrating violence prevention efforts in practice and the community. The program takes an asset-based approach to anticipatory guidance, focusing on helping parents and families raise resilient children.
The Early Brain and Child Development project optimal early brain and child development is essential for the health and well-being of children.This site describes the science of ACEs, toxic stress; becoming a trauma-informed medical home; screening for and responding to trauma symptoms; integration with early brain development; handouts for parents.
Background information and examples of motivational interviewing.
The resilience project is dedicated to helping and protecting today’s youth. This site describes the science of ACEs, toxic stress; becoming a trauma-informed medical home; screening for and responding to trauma symptoms; integration with early brain development; handouts for parents.
The training toolkit is an education tool for pediatricians, residents, medical home teams, and others to better understand the effects of exposure to violence and how to approach the issue in the pediatric medical home setting.
These 4 ads can be used to educate pediatricians and other health care professionals about the important role they play in identifying children who have been exposed to violence or are experiencing toxic stress. They’re ideal for physically hanging in staff lounges, hallways, or other high-traffic areas. They can also be used for newsletters and other promotional pieces.
This 6-part series was designed with the primary care practice in mind – those who may or may not be familiar with adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and the process of asking families about exposure to ACEs or other traumatic events.
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