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ARTICLE: ACEs Aware: On Jan. 1, 2020, Medi-Cal Providers Can Receive Payment for ACEs Screenings

Bonnie Berman ·
ACEs and toxic stress represent a public health crisis that has been, until recently, largely unrecognized by our state’s health care system and society, but there’s hope. Together, we can screen for ACEs, respond with trauma-informed care, and significantly improve physical and mental health across the state. All Medi-Cal providers are encouraged to get trained today. Beginning on January 1, 2020, eligible Medi-Cal providers can receive a $29 payment for conducting qualifying ACEs...
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Article: California unveils ACEs Aware initiative to screen for trauma

Bonnie Berman ·
Will screening for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in California be mandatory? No, but it’s recommended. Will there be training for physicians and staff on how to screen? Yes. Who will be reimbursed for screening patients in California? Physicians who serve patients in the state’s Medi-Cal program — for now. For more answers to these and other questions that surfaced during a Dec. 4 webinar introducing Californians to a new statewide initiative, read on. Come January 1, California will...
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ARTICLES on ACEs Screening in California

Bonnie Berman ·
As of Jan. 1, 2020, almost 100,000 physicians in 8,800 clinics will be reimbursed for routinely screening Medi-Cal patients for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), in an effort California hopes will help prevent ongoing ACEs-related stress and disease. Here are two articles that answer some questions you might have. 9 Big Questions as California Starts to Screen Kids for Trauma, ACEs: https://salud-america.org/9-big-questions-as-california-starts-to-screen-kids-for-trauma-aces/ 5 Things To...
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Film ‘Resilience’ explores effects of toxic stress

Bonnie Berman ·
Two free screenings coincide with Child Abuse Prevention Awareness Month - Download the attached movie flyer. Article from The Davis Enterprise published April 15, 2019 WOODLAND — What’s predictable is preventable. This theory is behind research aimed at averting the physical effects caused by negative childhood experiences on an adult’s health. “We’d all like to think of childhood as this time of joy and innocence, but for many of us it’s just not true,” says a narrator in a newly-released...
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Film screening of California's Forgotten Children on 4/16

Bonnie Berman ·
California's Forgotten Children will be shown in Woodland on April 16th. This event is FREE and open to educators, those who work with at-risk youth, parents, youth serving organizations, and community members who wish to learn more about child sex trafficking. Following the film, we will have a panel of experts. Please see the attached flyer for more information. April 16, 2019 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. Woodland Community College - Room 101 2300 East Gibson Rd. Woodland, CA 95695
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FOSTER – Special movie screening and discussion

Bonnie Berman ·
On behalf of HBO, Participant Media and Child Welfare Department Association (CWDA), we would like to invite you to a special screening and discussion of FOSTER on Tuesday, April 9, 2019. RSVP information and details are below. We hope you can make it! FOSTER – Special Screening and Discussion DATE: Tuesday, April 9, 2019 TIME: 6:00pm LOCATION: The Crest 1013 K St, Sacramento, CA 95814 Attire: Casual Seating is limited. Kindly RSVP by Friday, April 5 . ...
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Screening of Resilience movie

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Teen Mental Health: Supporting Schools and Expanding Resources on 2/24

Bonnie Berman ·
Webinar: Noon-1:30pm, February 24, 2020 Rates of mental illness and suicide have risen markedly among teens in recent years, as has substance use. Given the importance of early screening and access to resources, leaders are working with schools and taking new approaches to get teens help when they need it most. This webinar will explore: Cross-sector strategies to prevent teen substance use and suicide The role of school-based health services in providing behavioral health care A program...
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TODAY: Hearing on Trauma Screening (Assembly Bill 340)

Bonnie Berman ·
February 25, 2019 from 2:30-4:30pm Sacramento, State Capitol, Room 4202 Join the California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity (4CA) and advocates at the Budget Subcommittee on Health and Human Services hearing. We'll be there to advocate for ACEs screening and improving referral support services to ensure children and families are connected to resources.
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TRAINING: Integrating Maternal Mental Health Education, Screening, and Referral into Your Clinic

Bonnie Berman ·
These trainings are for clinical and non-clinical staff serving perinatal women and their families in Yolo County and surrounding communities. May 2nd , 9 AM - 5 PM Woodland Health Care Medical Office Building in Woodland May 10th , 9 AM - 5 PM Woodland Memorial Hospital in Woodland. Please see the attached flyer for more information and to register.
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Help Me Grow; Free Developmental Screening Events on 10/12 and 11/8

Bonnie Berman ·
The Event is called Books, Balls, and Blocks; A Free Developmental Screening Event for children birth through five-years-old. WHEN: offered 2 dates * Friday, October 12th at 10:30am-12:30pm OR * Thursday, November 8th at 1:30pm-3:30pm LOCATION: 1301 College Street, Woodland
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Help Me Grow Quarterly Screening Events

Bonnie Berman ·
Please find the attached flyer for Help Me Grow’s upcoming screening events (March 12, June 11, August 13, and December 10). Help Me Grow will have staff available to answer your questions in real time about all areas of child development and free screenings. This is a free event for families with children 0-5. If you have questions, please contact Mayra Gonzalez at 530.650.6077 or Mayra.Gonzalezl@ctcHelpsKids. org .
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PARENT/CHILD OPPORTUNITIES from Help Me Grow

Bonnie Berman ·
Please see attached flyers in English and Spanish for more information about these Help Me Grow offerings: Books, Balls, Blocks Free Developmental Screening Event for children birth through five-years-old on 11/25 Partners In Parenting Workshop led by a licensed occupational therapist on 11/19 Developmental Playgroups every Wednesday (starting 11/20)
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RESILIENCE movie this month!

Bonnie Berman ·
The movie Resilience: the Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope will be airing twice this month, April 24th in Woodland and April 29th in West Sacramento . Please share with your networks!! Make copies of the attached flyer and post them in your office. Help us get the word out. No registration needed. This is a 1 hour movie followed by a panel talking about local efforts.
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WEBINAR: Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in California: Insights and Perspectives

Bonnie Berman ·
DATE: Friday, March 6 TIME: 10-11am Since January 1, 2020, Medi-Cal providers have been eligible to receive payment from the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to screen patients for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). This program is part of an initiative led by the Office of the California Surgeon General and DHCS and is the product of several legislative efforts, including the passage of AB340, that have facilitated the momentum around universal screening at the state...
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WEBINAR: Trauma and Resilience-Informed Health Care: Overview and Resources

Bonnie Berman ·
DATE: Wednesday, March 25, 2020 TIME: 12:00-1:00pm The ACEs Aware webinar will provide an overview of trauma-informed care principles that can facilitate integrating screening and response for ACEs and enhance connections between patients and providers. Key elements of “Fostering Resilience and Recovery: A Change Package for Advancing Trauma-Informed Primary Care” will be presented. This is the second in a series of educational webinars that will offer practical information to help providers...
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Trauma Screenings Advisory Group (AB 340) Hosts First Meeting

Gail Yen ·
On Friday, April 20, 2018, the AB 340 Workgroup, otherwise known as the Trauma Screenings Advisory Group, met for the first time to discuss the legislative charge to update, amend, or develop, if appropriate, tools and protocols for screening children for trauma as defined, within the Early and Periodic Screening, Diagnosis, and Treatment (EPSDT) benefit in Medi-Cal. Both Children Now and Center for Youth Wellness were appointed members of the Trauma Screenings Advisory Workgroup, and we...
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SAVE THE DATE! ACEs Aware Initiative Webinar [acesaware.org]

Wednesday, February 26, 2020 Noon – 1 p.m. Join a live webinar with: Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH – California Surgeon General Dr. Karen Mark, MD, PhD – Medical Director, Department of Health Care Services Dr. Melissa Merrick, PhD – President & CEO, Prevent Child Abuse America Dr. Brigid McCaw, MD, MPH, MS, FACP – Clinical Advisor, ACEs Aware The webinar will provide an overview of the ACEs Aware initiative; why providers should screen for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs); the...
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Screening event to increase awareness of the Commercial Sexual Exploitation of Children (CSEC) on 1/29

Bonnie Berman ·
Children's Forgotten Children will be screened at the Woodland Community Center at 6pm on Wednesday, Jan 29th . Service providers, victim advocates, and non-profits will be present after the film screening to discuss services and volunteer opportunities to combat human trafficking. Please see the attached flyer for more information and to register.
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Screening of Resilience in Woodland and West Sacramento

Bonnie Berman ·
Please join us in watching a FREE screening of the movie RESILIENCE: The Biology of Stress & The Science of Hope Following the movie, we will have a panel of experts answer your questions. Light refreshments will be provided. In honor of Child Abuse Prevention Month, Yolo County Child Abuse Prevention Council (CAPC), Resilient Yolo, and Foster & Kinship Care Education are hosting a community event to learn about community resources and how to promote resilience in children.
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Re: PARENT/CHILD OPPORTUNITIES from Help Me Grow

Jennifer Travis ·
Hello All, the flyer has a typo. The event is in 2019 not 2016!
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Re: PARENT/CHILD OPPORTUNITIES from Help Me Grow

Jennifer, do you have a corrected flyer that we can upload? In the meantime, i took the English version down.
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Re: TODAY: Hearing on Trauma Screening (Assembly Bill 340)

Hi Bonnie, Thanks for posting this. I just wrote committee staff to find out if the hearing will be live-streamed for the public. If so, I'll add a link here. Cheers, Laurie
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Re: Screening of Resilience in Woodland and West Sacramento

Ann Panzica ·
Good Afternoon, Would Resilient Yolo be interested in tabling the 2019 Yolo Child Development Conference, “Building Resilient Children”? I think that informing the community at the conference about events like these would be great if you are able to. Thank you, Ann Panzica Program Manager Children’s Home Society of California 1100 Main Street, Suite 120 Woodland, CA 95695 (530) 723-5226 Fax: (530) 723-5223 [CHS Logo+URL and BBT logo sig_1]
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Re: RESILIENCE movie this month!

Karen Slinkard ·
Hi Bonnie, Where is Resilience playing in woodland? Also, how did the MG s at the library go last month?. Thanks, Karen
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Re: RESILIENCE movie this month!

Bonnie Berman ·
The event is at Woodland Community College, Building 800. Please see the attached flyer for full details.
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