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A safe place for all to be seen and heard. To connect, to reach out and find. To become trauma-informed. To gain strength and courage through solidarity.
We raise community awareness about the role of trauma in health - mental, physical and behavioral - and to create an innovative paradigm shift in the medical system. This will be carried out through the creation of warm, accessible and inviting parenting sites that create relationships to help families prevent and intervene early in the trauma affecting their children.
This group is focused on the descendants of Africans dispersed throughout the Americas during the Transatlantic Slave Trades. Topics include adverse childhood experiences, historical trauma, intergenerational transmission of trauma, African American parenting practices, health disparities, the effects of racism, microaggressions and implicit bias, as well as resiliency and posttraumatic growth.
The ACEs Action Alliance is a multi-sector collaborative of individuals and public and private organizations that work together to promote trauma-informed, resilient communities in Clark County, Washington. We align efforts to educate and raise awareness about the impact of trauma and toxic stress, we assess needs and progress, and we promote individual, family and community resilience.
What is the relationship between ACES and eating habits, food security, and nutritional status? How can we work on food insecurity and nutritional health in a trauma-informed way? EVERYONE IS ENCOURAGED TO POST AND COMMENT.
ACEs occur in societal, cultural and household contexts. Social science research and theory provide insight into these contexts for ACEs and how they might be altered to prevent adversity and promote resilience. We encourage social scientists of various disciplines to share and review research, identify mechanisms, build theories, identify gaps, and build bridges to practice and policy.
This site is a private peer-to-peer community for ACEs Aware grantees to share information, tools and resources. Through this Community, Grantees can communicate about issues and share opportunities and lessons learned. In addition, ACEs Aware webinars, blog posts and grantee information from Aurrera Health Group will be shared and stored here for easy access.
A network for community members, professionals and leaders to collaborate across sectors in a movement to prevent adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), heal from trauma, and build resilience in Central Florida. We encourage the use of this network to collaborate across sectors and communities and to transform our region into one of hope, healing, and resilience for all.
We are a group of Boston University School of Public Health students, alumni, instructors, researchers and community members dedicated to educating about ACEs and promoting evidence-based trauma-informed interventions that build resilience. We seek to raise awareness and deepen understanding about the association of adverse childhood experiences and the lifelong impacts on mental health.
Individuals who support or lead initiatives online & on-the-ground gather here to discuss the process of starting & growing resilient communities, & exchange evidence-based practices & practice-based evidence. Questions, ideas, & resources are all welcome! Every weekday an ACEs Connection Community Facilitator is available to answer your questions.
Advanced ACEs initiatives in cities, counties and regions work together to gather and use data to measure progress and outcomes, share resources, learn together, and accelerate the ACEs movement, for as long as it takes to create healthy families and communities.
We are a group of professionals serving families in the perinatal period. Providers of all kinds are welcome, let's strategize together how best to support families in the context of ACEs and resilience building.
Hawai'i is a place of natural beauty, multicultural heritages and practicing cultural arts that provides wellness and healing. However, cultural, historical & generational trauma has lead to an imbalance in our ahupua'a or ecosystem. Join us as we educate, empower & celebrate wellness and resilience building in our communities using trauma and culture aware strategies. Mahalo
In the ACEs Connection Network Resources Center, you'll find lists of basic resources such as ACE surveys (original and expanded), resilience surveys, and ACEs science presentations you can download. If you have suggestions for other resources, add them to the comments section of the resource.
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Identify and promote practices that build child caregiver capabilities and improve child outcomes including: the impact of childcare business decisions; building child caregiver skills and resilience; child caregiver turnover; child caregiver ACE histories and healthy boundaries in the workplace.
We share ideas, information and stories about mitigating the effects of adverse childhood experiences in the K-12 environment. 
We advocate for the bio/psycho/social well being of foster children. We recognize, acknowledge and validate the trauma endured by children placed in foster care. We embrace the capacity of healing and ultimate recovery for foster children with family, community and professional support.
A group to share ideas on investigating and mitigating the effects of adverse childhood experiences in post-secondary education environments.
A hub for all things related to adverse childhood experiences and trauma in Ireland.
ACEs in Maternal Health is a community of individuals who seek to raise awareness and deepen understanding about the association of adverse childhood experiences and the lifelong impacts on maternal health.
A community of stakeholders in medical school education organized around integrating the science of ACEs, neurobiology, resiliency, and trauma-informed care into core medical school curricula -- because EVERY future physician should know about ACEs and its long-term effects on health and well-being.
Join us as we explore the intersection of ACEs Science and Nursing Science, with a lens on the unique needs of nurses as they integrate ACEs Science into their nursing practices and reflect on their own lived experiences as related to childhood trauma: their own, their patients', their communities.
Addressing ACEs and building resilience in circumpolar communities -- Denmark, Finland, Norway, Alaska, Sweden, Iceland, Russia, Canada.

Discussion and sharing of resources in working with clients involved in the criminal justice system and how screening for and treating ACEs will lead to successful re-entry of prisoners into the community and reduced recidivism for former offenders.

Connecting and informing the faith community how to integrate ACE concepts into the faith-based community.
Discussion of Transition and Reentry issues of out of home (treatment, detention, sheltered, etc.) youth back to their families and communities. Frequently these youth have fallen behind in their schooling, have reduced motivation, and lack skills to navigate requirements to successfully re-enter school programs or even to move ahead with their dreams.
Working to compile, share, and advance ACEs, trauma-informed, and resilience-building programs for children and youth across sectors and settings.
Established in 2019, the ACEs Indiana Coalition strives to bring together organizations throughout Indiana to build resilient and self healing communities. In addition, the coalition assists in the management of Indiana’s ACEs Interface program. This page serves as Indiana’s statewide ACEs Connection site and we encourage the sharing of resources, information, and events.
We want to make San Bernardino County the national leader in prevention and recovery from ACEs. To do so, we are creating the conditions for all educators, health care, behavioral health, social service and law enforcement professionals to apply evidence-based best practices with partners across disciplines.
We conduct ACEs awareness activities on behalf of Tulare County. Our focus area is currently on Father Engagement...When it comes to the growth and development of young children, father engagement is incredibly influential. Research has shown that children benefit directly from the involvement of a father in their lives, especially if that father is engaged.
In this community we will explore the root causes of addiction while focusing on recovery and human resilience.
A group bringing together professionals, community members, and advocates who share a passion to reduce trauma and build resiliency in Alameda County. Please use this group as a forum to share information, exchange ideas and host dialogue that lead to practical and community centered solutions.
The mission of ACE Nashville is to prevent and mitigate the lifelong impact of childhood adversity to improve the safety, health and prosperity of our community. Our vision is for Nashville, and Tennessee, to be a safe, stable, and nurturing community for all.
A state-wide, community-driven movement that offers a new way of developing holistic solutions to longstanding problems. ACT-CA unites community members to co-design solutions with their city officials and enact policies that equitably improve child well-being.
A platform for students, faculty, academic professionals, and community partners to share information and bring awareness to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), while collaborating with one another in an effort to build a trauma informed campus and integrate those ideals into neighboring communities.
We are committed to building a resilient community. We invite you to join us!
We are building a healthy, connected and resilient community.
The members of Arizona ACE Consortium promote ideas, policies and practices that reduce and prevent childhood adversity and build resilience in individuals, families and communities. ACEs can last a lifetime, but they don't have to.
We are a cross-sector collaborative dedicated to creating safe, positive, nurturing, and flourishing families and communities.
From across Minnesota, across ages, experiences, cultures, races, and ethnicities, we came together. As we learn about ACEs and how this knowledge can help us as individuals and our communities to heal, we strengthen and support each other to be agents of that healing.
Preventing and Eliminating Adverse Childhood Experiences by Promoting and Empowering All Children to Excel in Atlanta, GA. The Center for Family and Community Wellness, Inc. is the parent organization of all PEACEXPEACE communities.
A hub for sharing information about HOPE and working together to build strategies, programs and tools based on the HOPE positive experiences framework. as part of a strength-based framework to address adverse childhood experiences (ACEs).
A platform for medical students, clinical/academic professionals and university community partners to collaborate across the United States with other medical universities to raise awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), integrate trauma informed practices and policies throughout campuses, and build a resilient Baylor College of Medicine.
Bayview Hunter's Point ACEs Connection is a space for community members striving to promote healing and create a more trauma-aware neighborhood, to collaborate on strategies to prevent and reduce the number of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in this community.
Beach Cities ACEs Connection is committed to solving our regions most intractable problems using ACEs science and a trauma-informed approach. We are committed to building a more resilient community where all families thrive
Resilience at work. What does it mean to be trauma-informed at work? How is it defined and assessed? How do we measure success? What policies, protocols, and training exist? How does becoming trauma-informed change us and our work? We share the nuts and bolts of becoming a trauma-informed organization and our struggles, questions, and successes, too.
Benchmarks’ Center for Quality Integration redesigns the local child welfare/behavioral health system, changing the way child welfare, Medicaid Managed Care Organizations, local providers, and the wider community understand the need for accessible, appropriate mental health services for children, youth and families who have experienced potentially traumatic events.
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