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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.

Grantee: San Diego Healthcare Quality Collaborative

Communities across the nation are building community information exchanges (CIEs) to support cross-sector collaboration and coordination to address the needs of residents. This paper explores opportunities, challenges, and recommendations for utilizing CIEs to enhance a communities’ ability to improve ACE screening and response, as well as to support proactive, holistic, person-centered care.

Grantee: California Quality Collaborative, a program of Purchaser Business Group on Health

This toolkit is a guide for primary care providers and care teams who intend to implement routine screening for ACEs into practice. It offers a framework for planning and implementing these screenings, provides context that is essential to effective implementation, describes change concepts and offers resources to support practice changes.

Grantee: Safe & Sound

The removal of children by the child welfare system is both a result and cause of ACEs. This paper outlines data which reveal inequities in the current child welfare system of California, reviews the evidence suggesting harms of over-surveillance and separation, and highlights policy actions and community-based solutions that have the potential to shift agency and resources to families who have been marginalized.

A review the evidence linking trauma to health and provide practical guidance to clinicians, researchers, and policymakers about the core components of an effective response to recent and past trauma in the setting of primary care. Written by Edward L. Machtinger, MD, Yvette P. Cuca, PhD, Naina Khanna, BS, Carol Dawson Rose, RN, PhD, Leigh S. Kimberg, MD.

Grantee: San Diego Healthcare Quality Collaborative

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.

Grantee: Primary Care Development Corporation

This paper offers a roadmap to help smaller healthcare practices (those that employ 7 or fewer providers) implement trauma-informed approaches. Smaller practices are well positioned to implement trauma-informed approaches, as they often serve tight-knit populations and can tap into the needs and insights of their community and families.

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).

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