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The ACE resources below are organized by topic to help you find the right resource more quickly. Select a topic to see a list and descriptions of corresponding resources.

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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.

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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.

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 webinar explores how to more effectively address toxic stress in two-generation solutions and how other frameworks – like Strengthening Families – can play a role. Presenters included Ascend at the Aspen Institute and Ascend Network Partners Katie Albright (San Francisco Child Abuse Prevention Center); Jeannette Pai-Espinosa (The National Crittenton Foundation); and Jason Gortney (The Children’s Home Society of Washington State).

An international leader in the effort to advance pediatric medicine, raise public awareness, and transform the way society responds to children exposed to ACEs and toxic stress.

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