Accountable Communities for Health (ACHs) are community-based partnerships formed across multiple sectors that develop a shared vision and take action to improve the health and wellbeing of a community. This paper explores how ACHs can leverage their experience leading multi-sector partnerships to support the Network of Care Milestones for Communities set out in the ACEs Aware Trauma-Informed Network of Care Roadmap.
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To support providers in adopting ACE screening, the Center for Health Care Strategies (CHCS) conducted interviews with 14 Medi-Cal providers, including pediatricians, family medicine providers, behavioral health clinicians, and a certified nurse midwife, from 12 clinics in regions in California. Although the report focuses on California perspectives, the insights can inform health care organizations and providers across the country seeking to adopt an effective ACE screening approach.
This 2018 brief was written by Shannon Artiga and Elizabeth Hinton
The Let’s Get Healthy California Task Force, created in 2012, is comprised of health leaders who came together to create key priorities and data indicators in a ten-year plan to make California the healthiest state in the nation.
MARC is a learning collaborative of 14 communities across the US engaged in building a movement for a just, healthy, and resilient world, in which they share best practices and receive financial and technical assistance in advancing ACEs-informed work across sectors, including early childhood education, aging, healthcare, and juvenile justice.
Connect with a trained crisis counselor to receive free, 24/7 crisis support via text message.
A consensus study report published in 2019 that reviews the social, economic, cultural, and environmental factors significantly affect a child’s health ecosystem and ability to thrive throughout adulthood.
The report identifies and assesses current and emerging approaches and recommends ways to expand and optimize social care in the health care setting.
The NAMI HelpLine can be reached at 1-800-950-NAMI (6264) or firstname.lastname@example.org Monday through Friday, 10 am – 6 pm ET.
The NAMI HelpLine is a free, nationwide peer-support service providing information, resource referrals and support to people living with a mental health conditions, their family members and caregivers, mental health providers and the public. HelpLine staff and volunteers are experienced, well-trained and able to provide guidance.
Overview of treatments and practices for healing from trauma.
Created by Congress in 2000 as part of the Children’s Health Act to raise the standard of care and increase access to services for children and families who experience or witness traumatic events, this network of frontline providers, family members, researchers, and national partners, works on moving scientific gains quickly into practice. The NCTSN is administered by the Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA).
This brief presents research on adverse childhood experiences and highlights state strategies to prevent and reduce their occurrence and negative effects. Such policies include strategies to build resilience in children and families, help parents reduce stress, and increase screening and treatment for ACEs.
The National Council is the nation’s voice of mental health and addiction providers who care for 10 million adults and children. To better address trauma in primary care, Kaiser Permanente and the National Council for Behavioral Health (National Council) launched the Trauma-Informed Care Primary Care: Fostering Resilience and Recovery initiative to develop, test, disseminate and scale a field-informed Change Package.
Report written by Shannon Mace, JD, MPH, and Reba Smith, MS and published in 2018.
The nation’s voice of mental health and addiction providers who care for 10 million adults and children.
Trained expert advocates are available 24/7 to provide confidential support to anyone experiencing domestic violence or seeking resources and information. Help is available in Spanish and other languages.
National Pediatric Practice Community is an initiative of the Center for Youth Wellness. This network brings together pioneering pediatric practitioners interested in integrating ACEs screening and response into clinical care. This document contains webinar slides on ways to communicate about ACEs with patients and families.
National Pediatric Practice Community is an initiative of the Center for Youth Wellness. This network brings together pioneering pediatric practitioners interested in integrating ACEs screening and response into clinical care. This is a training and technical assistance guide for providers.
The NPPC member website strives to provide a full breadth of resources to help practices make the case for and implement ACE screening.
An initiative of the Center for Youth Wellness, this network brings together pioneering pediatric practitioners interested in integrating ACEs screening and response into clinical care; it includes a comprehensive resource center with monthly newsletters, a podcast series, office hours, and training and technical assistance available.