Resource List -- Handouts & Tools

Helping families cope with the trauma of school shootings

More than 214,000 students have experienced gun violence in their schools since the first tragic shooting at Columbine High School in 1998, according to data analysis by the Washington Post . The most recent incident occurred just days ago on May 18th; a student killed 10 people at Santa Fe High School in Sante Fe, Texas. The National Child Traumatic Stress Network has provided the following downloadable resources: Tips for parents on media coverage Parent Guidelines for helping youth after...

Alternative IHEBA with ACEs for California (and Other) Pediatricians

If you are a pediatrician serving Medicaid managed care patients in California, then you are required to use the Staying Healthy Assessment or an alternative IHEBA (Individual Health Education Behavioral Assessment) at all well-child visits. The bad news is that getting approval to use an alternative IHEBA is a tedious process. The good news is that as of October 27, 2016 the Whole Child Assessment (WCA) is available for use in English and Spanish. Most importantly, the WCA has been...

Resource list -- Handouts & tools

ACEs and Toxic Stress in Spanish -- A Spanish-language overview from AAP of "toxic stress, how it affects the body's systems, and how we can promote resiliency in children to help protect against toxic stress." ACE Surveys (different types of) -- A list of the original ACE study, adapted surveys, and expanded surveys. Circle of Parents -- " Circle of Parents ® provides a friendly, supportive environment led by parents and other caregivers. It’s a place where anyone in a parenting role can...

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