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Healthy and resilient kids, families, and communities are the foundation for a flourishing, vibrant region. We are dedicated to creating a trauma-informed Michigan and working together across sectors to share our efforts in building resilience and reducing toxic stress for Michigan children and families.

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Re: Trauma informed hospital system

Former Member ·
Here is a partial list of information (I don't know of any full scale implementation in Michigan) 1. http://www.avahealth.org/aces_...ic-primary-care.html (From the Academy on Violence and Abuse - RJ Gilespie and Teri Petterson screen for parents of 4 month olds at a large Pediatric Primary Care Clinic in Portland, Oregon. Dr. Gilespie will be speaking along with Nadine Burke-Harris at the AAP annual conference in Washington, DC this October at the "Peds 21 Conference" which can be found at...
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Re: ACEs is not just about kids...

Former Member ·
Hi Cathy, I completely agree. I had this article from the RWJF taped to the cork board at my desk and looked at it everyday wondering how I could get these services for the parents of my pediatric patients. Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Awards $16 Million to Health Leads to Help Health Care Providers Address Social Factors Boston– Health Leads , an organization which enables physicians and other health care providers to prescribe basic resources such as food and heat for their low-income...
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Re: Saving Brains, A Grand Challenge by Dr. Mike Evans

Former Member ·
This is an awesome video and shows that by planting and growing a trauma informed community and State (of Michigan), we can really work together to 1. Be able to understand our fellow citizens' suffering (our children's friends, our friends who are having a hard time at work or in the community etc). 2. We can not only see the origin of the suffering, we can start to understand the origin of the suffering (and I would say the diminution of every suffering human's potential). BUT THIRD and...
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Re: What Michigan Counties Would be Interested in tackling a Public Health Epidemic?

Former Member ·
Maybe even a link to the handout on ACEs/Toxic Stress/Resilience that people can print out and have with them???
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Re: Ideas from Members on How to Extend our Reach?

Former Member ·
Hi Marni, I have been asked to give a presentation on ACEs/Toxic Stress and Trauma Informed Care to the Ann Arbor/Ypsilanti Child Abuse Concil. I have given several talks on ACEs and Toxic Stress. I do them for free or just ask (if it is possible) a small fee to cover gas, hotel and a day or two in the kennel for my dogs. I was asked by the Great Start Collaborative via the school psychologist to go to the last meeting in Alpena but I couldn't figure out the time or date. So I missed it. I...
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ACEs is not just about kids...

Dr. Cathy Anthofer-Fialon ·
The ACEs study has shown the detrimental effects of trauma and how it creates the most vulnerable and marginalized adults in our community. However, even adults can "heal" from trauma due to the plasticity of the brain. Our ACEs initiatives MUST involve prevention, but also treatment for older children and adults. One form of "treatment" is having one, positive, stable relationship. The article below illustrates how connecting adults with a positive mentor-like person is transforming medical...
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Basic Presentations for Rural Communities - What are you doing in MI? - Can we change the Name of this group?

Former Member ·
Hi Fellow ACE prevention and Community Resilience Building Advocates across the state of Michigan. I have some basic questions. I am doing my best working through an organization called MiTeam of Huron-Tuscola counties. (If anyone is associated with the Genessee/Lapeer County MiTeam on this page, could you send me a private message? I would like to see how you are approaching this subject and working across silos.) We need to develop "curriculum" or "training" (I put these words in...
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How to Spread the ACE (Toxic Stress) Word in Michigan?

Former Member ·
I love this by the Philadelphia ACE Task Force -- So I am copying it here: This Post is by Leslie Lieberman - Philadelphia ACE Task Force. Thanks Leslie!!! Last year the Philadelphia ACE Task Force created a work group to focus on how to educate...
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Trauma informed hospital system

Jeannette Gaggino ·
I am looking for information on trauma informed hospital systems.  Hoping to incorporate in all levels of our healthcare system.  Any information is appreciated.
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What Michigan Counties Would be Interested in tackling a Public Health Epidemic?

Former Member ·
  Which counties would be interested in putting the ACE survey on their Health Department Websites as was done recently in a West Virginia county mentioned in today's Daily Digest?     The Alpena/Presque Isle Child Abuse and Neglect...
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Re: Basic Presentations for Rural Communities - What are you doing in MI? - Can we change the Name of this group?

Esther Combs ·
Hello Michigan: I am part of the Master Trainer Statewide initiative to Address ACE's . Check out mahp.org/ace-grant We have a lot of trainers that are willing to come to your area. We have started a cross-sector Trauma Champions Network in our county. With the mission of developing a trauma informed community. There is a lot happening here to support the mission. Come join us some day we meet the second Monday of the month at 8:15 at Montcalm Care Network in Stanton Mi.
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