Cissy's note: Screening is a topic frequently discussed and debated. This is another interesting read on an important topic and there are a lot of excellent links from varied viewpoints in the notes. I'm grateful to the conversations here and on Twitter which help shape, challenge, and guide my thinking.
Here is a link to the entire open source article by Kat Ford, Karen Hughes, Katie Hardcastle, Lisa C.G. Di Lemma, Alisha R. Davies, Sara Edwards, Mark A .Bellis
Exposure to adverse childhood experiences (ACEs; e.g., maltreatment, household dysfunction) is associated with a multiplicity of negative outcomes throughout the life course. Consequently, increasing interest is being paid to the application of routine enquiry for ACEs to enable identification and direct interventions to mitigate their harms.