Maryland ACEs Action

This group is for anyone who wishes to share information about and promote ACEs research awareness, trauma-informed/resilience-building practices, and to influence positive social change in Maryland.

October 2018

Sharing ACE Awareness with the Fatherhood Community

Recently, three of the ACE Interface Master Trainers were featured on a radio show to discuss ACEs and its impacts on the community. The radio show, Dad Rap, is a weekly show airing on Tuesdays from 6-8pm on the Worldwide Flava Network. You can listen to the show each week on www.worldwideflavanetwork.com or download the app on Live365.

Extending Mental Health Help to Vulnerable Kids (health.usnews.com)

Open-ended discussions with children and teens can uncover traumatic causes of behavioral and emotional problems. "It's not necessarily asking, 'Would you like access to mental health services?'" explains La Toya Mobley, a pediatric clinical social worker at the Harriet Lane Clinic. Rather, it's posing questions like, "What is your experience at home?" to get at the heart of the matter. "Trauma and ADHD mirror each other," Mobley says. "So we're asking more questions about trauma, especially...

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