Welcome to the ACEsConnection.com Resources Center! As of October 2016, we are launching this new version. We think that it's a skeleton of its future self, i.e., we'll be adding more categories and more information to each category. Our goal is to make this useful, but not so chock full of content that you don't know where to start. In other words, we’re curating carefully, not cataloguing. A couple of important points about our approach: We believe that any...
Increased understanding and awareness of ACEs in the workplace may help close knowledge and practice gaps. It may also help professionals identify their own triggers and work towards building a resilient workforce. ACEs & Work, 2014 Description : This is a slide deck from the Foundation for Healthy Generations address ACEs as a barrier to work performance. Adverse Childhood Experiences: Survey of Resident Practice, Knowledge, and Attitude, 2016 Description : This study examines family...
This is a collection of resources to build community resilience. If you know of any other reports you think should be added to the list, please leave the information in the comments section. Adverse Community Experiences and Resilience: A Framework for Addressing and Preventing Community Trauma, 2016 Description : This report, funded by Kaiser Permanente Community Benefit in Northern California and based on interviews with practitioners in communities with high rates of violence, offers a...
Here are books that specifically address ACEs science and/or the consequences of childhood adversity, and what we can do to heal and to prevent ACEs. If you know of others you think should be added to this list, please leave your suggestion in the comments section. A wider-ranging book list, including books for children and memoirs, can be found in the Books! group . Titles are arranged in alphabetical order. Born for Love: Why Empathy Is Essential--and Endangered Bruce D. Perry and Maia...
PowerPoint presentations and presentation PDFs are housed in this blog and further organized by ACEs Science, Epigenetics, Neurobiology & Biomedical Effects, Resilience, and Resource Collections.
This is just the start of this list of research resources. If you have ACEs research that you think belong on this list, please provide that information in a comment. We have organized this list according to the five foundations of ACEs science.
This is just the start of this list of survey resources. If you have ACEs surveys that you think belong on this list, please provide that information in a comment. Thank you!
You can find videos and video clips of ACEs presentations and on-air segments listed here.
This list contains ACEs Webinars that describe ACEs science. The resources are organized alphabetically within ACEs Science categories.
The following glossaries are intended to help you understand and use clear and consistent language around ACEs Science.
These organizations are working diligently in the field. If you know of others you think should be added to this list, please leave your suggestion in the comments section. Academic Institutions & Centers The Center on the Developing Child at Harvard University Description : The Center on the Developing Child’s activities align around building a research and development platform for science-based innovation and transforming the policy and practice landscape that supports change. The...
The brain is continually changing in response to the environment. If the toxic stress stops and is replaced by practices that build resilience, the brain can slowly undo many of the stress-induced changes. The surveys and scales listed here are tools you can use to measure resilience. The list is organized in alphabetical order by survey/scale name.
Find in-person organizational training and online training opportunities listed here in alphabetical order.
Looking for Spanish-language handouts or information for presentations? Find Spanish-language resources here. This resource list is organized in alphabetical order.
The links in this blog will redirect you to the resource lists on our ACEs in Education page. Please join the ACEs in Education group if you are interested in learning more.
The links in this blog will redirect you to the resource lists on our Parenting with group page. Please join this group if you are interested in learning more about Parenting with ACEs.
The links in this blog will redirect you to the resource lists on our ACEs in Pediatrics group page. Please join this group if you are interested in learning more about ACEs in Pediatrics.
Use this blog to access policy development tools and read examples of existing trauma-informed policy. Examples of existing policy are arranged by state.
The resources listed in this blog focus on how to implement trauma-informed and resilience-building practices based on ACEs science. These materials can be used by organizations, agencies, programs, and communities to better understand how to bring a trauma-informed lens to their work. Resources are divided according to format type (guide/toolkit, presentations, videos, webinars) and organized alphabetically.
This list, though not exhaustive by any means, is intended to help direct those in need to trauma-informed therapists. Below are links to databases that will aid in your search. Databases The International Society for the Study of Trauma and Dissociation: Find a Therapist Psychology Today: Find a Therapist Association for Training on Trauma and Attachment in Children (ATTACh) Clinical Referral List