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Health status of adolescents reporting experiences of adversity [Global Pediatric Health]

Photo: Verkeorg/ creativecommons ______________________________________________________________ "This study examines relationships between adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and adolescent health indicators among a sample of 8th, 9th, and 11th graders participating in the 2016 Minnesota Student Survey." Read more about this study in the journal Global Pediatric Health .

Resource List -- Training (whole practice)

Screening Time -- " The American Academy of Pediatrics developed this site - which includes video-based training modules, conversation simulations, a screening tool selector, and a resource center - to help you learn more about the screening process for maternal depression, developmental concerns, and social determinants of health. Useful for doctors, nurses, front office staff, care coordinators, and others involved in the process, this resource will help you gain a better understanding of...

Explore NPPC’s New ACEs Screening Resources Website

Join the National Pediatric Practice Community on ACEs (NPPC) on Wednesday, April 25 at 12:00 PM PST for a Q&A session and a “sneak peek” of its new member website, which provides a wide range of resources to help pediatric practices make the case and implement screening for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). NPPC is an initiative of the Center for Youth Wellness.

Ask the Community

Hi there -- I'm posting here on Ped community at the suggestion of a colleague who says this may be best way to find an adult primary care doc at Kaiser. I'm a passionate advocate for ACEs awareness, and a high-ACE-score kid who writes about childhood trauma. I'm also a Kaiser member in the Oakland/Richmond area, and I'm looking for a primary care doc who REALLY knows his/her stuff about emerging ACEs science. Happily, I am healthy today, but the health problems I've had in the past have...Read More...
Dear Colleagues, I am working with a group of primary care doctors in England who specialise in Diabetes management. We have a hypothesis that emotional distress associated with higher ACE scores will lead to poorly controlled diabetes due to the use of food as a way of coping with emotional distress. Has anyone got any advice, experience they can share or can anyone point me towards academic papers that explore this theme? Many thanks and best wishes Dr Warren Larkin Dr Warren Larkin...Read More...

Neuropsych evaluations

Carrie McQueen
Hi, I have children with very high ACE scores. We've been parenting 4 of them part-time for 2 years, and now permanently and full-time for just over a year. I'd like recommendations to pediatric neuropsych evaluators. We have Kaiser, but haven't made any progress with them. We'd certainly consider doing it independently if necessary. Our kids are 7 - 17, would love to find a "package deal for 6 kids!" :-) Also eager to hear any experiences of helpfulness/insight/success through this process.Read More...
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