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Parenting Matters: Supporting Parents of Children Ages 0-8 (The National Academies Press 2016)

Jocelyn Goldblatt ·
A study published by The National Academies of Sciences in 2016 resulting in 10 Recommendations to build support for parents... "Over the past several decades, researchers have identified parenting- related knowledge, attitudes, and practices that are associated with improved developmental outcomes for children and around which parenting- related programs, policies, and messaging initiatives can be designed. However, consensus is lacking on the elements of parenting that are most important...
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Parenting with PTSD One Liners & Parenting with ACEs Chat Reminder

Parents with PTSD from ACEs sharing what's hard about parenting while post-traumatically stressed: "Managing the terror around the possibility of everyone being a perp." "How to talk to children about why they won't meet X relative." “There was a point when I would feel completely overwhelmed by something as simple as having to make breakfast and school lunches at the same time.” "I didn't understand that not all parents reacted or were triggered the way I was." "was stone set on not...
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Building a Movement to Birth a More Just and Loving World [Groundswell March 2018]

The National Perinatal Task Force: Building a Movement to Birth a More Just and Loving World - In my 20 years as a public health nurse, I've never seen race called out so clearly in a report like this. Data has shown disparities, however the data was presented in a tidy way — very apolitical, purposely written to not ruffle any feathers or point fingers - " persistent racial gap ". This report written by The National Perinatal Task Force is refreshingly honest and this is important. We need...
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Docs: Kids to Suffer Under Trump's Tough Immigration Policies [Consumer.Healthday.com]

U.S. pediatricians are taking President Donald Trump to task after he issued executive orders Wednesday that -- the doctors said -- will make the country a much less welcoming place for immigrant children. Not only will refugee children be harmed by the new policies, but children of immigrants already living in the United States will become frightened for their family's safety, according to the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). "Children do not immigrate, they flee," AAP President Dr.
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Little kids and 'toxic stress': we can solve this [cnn.com]

Alicia Doktor ·
All children have incredible potential, most with parents, teachers and other adults in their lives who want the best for them. Unfortunately, many schools, particularly those that serve children with the greatest need, face obstacles that limit children's educational success -- rote curriculums, insufficient support for teachers and scant extracurricular options, to name a few. Educators, parents and policymakers have long acknowledged such obstacles, but we now know that there is another...
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Re: Review of ACE studies confirms supporting parent-child relationship is key

Calista Scott ·
Dear, Dr. Ariane Marie-Mitchell, Please contact Megan V. Smith PhD of Yale University. Diaper Need is an ACE. Add diaper need to the WCA. Calista Scott, MSN, Director Diaper Bank of Skagit County (WA) Member of the National Diaper Bank Network http://www.nationaldiaperbanknetwork.org
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In ACEs Connection webinar, physicians talk trauma, offer tips for helping pediatric immigrant patients

Dr. Raul Gutierrez, a pediatrician in the San Francisco Bay Area, said he and his fellow clinicians see constant fear and its health consequences every single day among the largely immigrant and Latino population they serve. It’s all the result of anti-immigrant policies and the news cycle that feeds the fear. Dr. Raul Gutierrez “It is almost inescapable with the repercussions of immigration policy on the radio, television, social media and from friends and family,” Gutierrez told the 69...
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AAP Statement in Response to Tear Gas Being Used Against Children at the U.S. Southern Border [aap.org]

Alicia Doktor ·
“Images and news reports of tear gas being used on children and families seeking asylum at our border have stunned and shaken pediatricians just as they have so many others across the country. Our objection to this type of treatment of children and their parents is grounded in our own policy: “The American Academy of Pediatrics recommends that all immigrant children and families seeking safe haven are treated with dignity and respect to protect their health and well-being. Children who are...
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Solano County's (CA) ACEs initiative, a robust community effort, makes room for input from all

In a house called “Johanna’s House” on a tree-lined side street in Vallejo, Calif., four women are filling out the adverse childhood experiences (ACE) survey given to them by Maria Guevara, the founder of Vallejo Together, an organization that serves homeless residents in Vallejo. The house was named for Johanna Dilag, a homeless woman who was found dead along with her dog.
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TIC: News and Notes for the Week of March 18 2019

Scott A Webb ·
ACEs, Adversity's Impact Screening for adverse child experiences in primary care Linked: Adverse childhood experiences, health + addiction Adults with childhood traumas 11 times more likely to be involved in drugs and violence, report says Warning of overload in childhood trauma data Mental health issues increased significantly in young adults over last decade New student group to give hope to those with traumatic childhoods How anxiety leads to disruptive behavior Brain and Biology...
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Want to end ACEs? Ask a young student how.

Dominic Cappello ·
Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are a huge threat to our students, diminishing their capacity to learn and succeed. In all thirty-three counties of New Mexico, an epidemic of trauma exists, spreading like a virus as it is passed down generation after generation. We know from the research that our students suffer when they endure ACEs in the form of abuse, neglect, hunger, and living with parents who misuse substances, are violent, and have untreated mental health challenges. We know in...
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