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Identification of Children at Risk for Mental Health Problems in Primary Care - Development of a Prediction Model With Routine Health Care Data [the lancet.com]

By Nynke R. Koning, Frederike L. Büchner, Robert R.J.M. Vermeiren, Mathilde R. Crone, and Mattjs E. Numans Background Despite being common and having long lasting effects, mental health problems in children are often under-recognised and under-treated. Improving early identification is important in order to provide adequate, timely treatment. We aimed to develop prediction models for the one-year risk of a first recorded mental health problem in children attending primary care. Methods We...

High Ambitions For Health Equity in the Americas [thelancet.com]

By The Lancet Public Health, October 17, 2019 On Oct 1, 2019, the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO) published Just Societies: Health Equity and Dignified Lives, the report of the Commission on Equity and Health Inequalities in the Americas—a Commission established by PAHO, chaired by Sir Michael Marmot, and tasked to analyse the effect of drivers influencing health, while proposing actions to address health inequalities in the region. The report finds that, although there have been...

Nemours CEO Larry Moss: Let's Invest More in Kids' Health [healthleadersmedia.com]

By Steven Porter, HealthLeaders, October 17, 2019 Healthcare policymakers and industry players alike should devote more attention and resources to meeting kids' health needs, says R. Lawrence "Larry" Moss, MD, FACS, FAAP, president and CEO of Nemours Children's Health System, based in Jacksonville, Florida. The undertaking is an important long-term strategy to boost outcomes and strengthen the U.S. economy overall, Moss said during a presentation to fellow executives at a recent...

SD Women's Prison Event Turns Adversity to Empowerment [mitchellrepublic.com]

By Ellen Bardash, The Daily Republic, October 17, 2019 Among the usual crowd of khaki and red outfits at the South Dakota Women's Prison, hints of purple were seen on staff and incarcerated women alike on Thursday. In the middle of National Domestic Violence Month, the small purple ribbons many wore were in honor of the first domestic and sexual violence-focused event held at the prison. Known as the Empowerment Campaign, the event at the Pierre facility brought in several people with...

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Grants for music 'therapy'?

Hi all, Does anyone know of grant opportunities for our SOAR! Youth & Adult Choir? this choir is a Colorado Based Non-Profit that specializes in serving diverse youth including youth who are in adoptive homes, foster homes, in kinship placement, youth from single parent families as well as those who are challenged by a mental or physical health issues. We are inclusive of all youth regardless of sexuality and/or religion. The goal of SOAR! is to create an intergenerational community that...Read More...
I am looking for researchers who could evaluate the ACEs data fndhope.org has collected in a medical registry on Functional Neurological Disorders ( FND Scientific Registry ). We are looking for someone who can evaluate the data we have and compare it to other health conditions and their related ACEs score. It would be great to get a paper published out of this evaluation and possibly present it at an upcoming conference in June 2020. Does anyone have suggestions on researchers who may be...Read More...
Last Reply By Abraham Salians · First Unread Post
Question from a community member. I am a Social Worker who is paired with a Sheriff - we both address the same situations - but we differ in our approach. Part of my role is to provide trauma-informed training for law enforcement personnel. The question of ACEs among law enforcement and military comes up frequently, but I don’t have the data they’re seeking. Any leads, ideas, suggestions?Read More...
Last Reply By Suzie Gruber · First Unread Post

Preventing ACEs!

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Shouldn't we be teaching parenting at the hospital level as a mandatory policy? Dr Felitti usually suggests in his speeches how very valuable better parenting would be for all of us. It creates a great win-win and most importantly prevents a lifelong battle with trauma for our children. It has been the focus of most of my efforts and have a new book about preventing ACEs on Amazon. I would love to make a series of videos that could be watched in an auditorium setting nationally. It may not...Read More...
Last Reply By Tina Cain · First Unread Post
Greetings! I am hoping that some of you might be interested in submitting a chapter for review in the upcoming book on Critical Approaches to Trauma in Adult Learning. Please see the proposal below! Laura 2019 Adult and Higher Education Association Book Series Call for Book Chapter Proposals Critical Approaches to Trauma in Adult Learning Laura Douglass, Aubry Threlkeld, Lisa R. Merriweather, and Rich é Barnes, Co-editors; Carrie Boden-McGill and Joann Olson, Series Editors Information Age...Read More...
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