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Santa Clara County(CA) Health Care Providers ACEs Aware Initial meeting notes(4/9/2021)

Santa Clara County Health Care providers ACEs Aware Initial meeting notes(4/9/2021) Next meeting is April 16th virtual 11-12;30 45 healthcare providers(mostly physicians and NPs). met to collaborate on Health Care's ACEs work throughout Santa Clara County Ashley Robinson of First 5 Coordinated the Session( Land Acknowledgment and tech support by Trauma Transformed ) Amy Gunnarson of SCC Public Health Dept led a meditation Dr. Sheshashree of BACH presented her work in ACEs screening. Embedded...

'Tell your story': Napa graduate overcame obstacles, will speak at nonprofit ceremony []

By Jennifer Huffman, Napa Valley Register, April 9, 2021 For students from disadvantaged backgrounds or who have endured trauma, the instinct to keep that history private can be strong. Yet David Diaz has some advice. “Tell your story,” said Diaz. Don’t be afraid to share your experiences because they might make a difference. [ Please click here to read more .]

Should Pediatricians Prescribe Kindness? []

By Jill Suttie, Greater Good Magazine, March 23, 2021 When parents take their children to a pediatrician for a wellness check, they expect to get reports on their children’s healthy development—if they’re growing properly, eating and sleeping well, or in need of vaccines. They probably don’t expect to get a prescription for kindness. But at Senders Pediatrics, a private practice in Cleveland, Ohio, and one of the Greater Good Science Center’s 16 Parenting Initiative grantees, this is exactly...

CALIFORNIA ACES ACADEMY - Session 8 with Robert Sege, MD, PhD | April 22

CALIFORNIA ACES ACADEMY LIVE WEBINAR with FREE CME/CE Educate, Inspire, Connect HOPE: Healthy Outcomes from Positive Experiences presented by Dr. Robert Sege Thursday, April 22, 2021 | 12:00 pm - 1:30 pm (PT) This interactive session will describe how ACEs screening can be enhanced by also considering HOPE: Healthy Outcomes from Positive Childhood Experiences. Children’s brains develop in response to their experiences, both adverse and beneficial. Just as adverse childhood experiences can...

Ask the Community

The use of ACE scores for individuals

Andrew Turner
*Repost from General Discussion Board Hi, has anybody got any links to peer-reviewed journal articles where an individual's ACE score/questionnaire is used to inform practice? I know it's fairly common practice now in some areas to enquire about ACEs, but I struggle to find any papers describing how that information is then used. Would be good to find some examples where, say, a score of four leads to a more targeted...Read More...
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Can Trauma-Informed Mermaids Help Children & Families? (New Kids Book Series)

Dear ACEs in Pediatrics Community, We just launched a new trauma-informed children's book series called Venus and Her Fly Trip . The series has been developed in collaboration with therapists, educators, parents and healers and is designed to promote mental/social/emotional health, body positivity and imaginative play in kids 4-10 , with the ultimate goal of preventing self-hatred. I would greatly value hearing the feedback of the ACEs community on this endeavor, and welcome your ideas for...Read More...

Seeking ACEs presentation to present to family physicians, time-sensitive

I've been asked to give a presentation to family medicine colleagues about ACEs this weekend. Can anyone please share with me a slide presentation appropriate for family medicine colleagues that covers the neurobiological impact of ACEs, anything that does a good job of highlighting the original ACE study data, and anything that includes slides on evidence-based interventions?Read More...
Last Reply By Laurie Udesky (PACEs Connection Staff) · First Unread Post
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