Category: ACEs


California’s ACEs Aware Initiative Launches “State of CAre” Provider Engagement Campaign

On Thursday, the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the Office of the California Surgeon General (CA-OSG) announced their “State of CAre” campaign to raise awareness of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the long-term health effects they can have on children and adults. The campaign initiative commits to offering a free, two-hour online training…

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Essentials for Childhood Initiative Publishes New Resource on Trauma-Informed School Communities

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative today issued a newly developed resource, entitled “Strategies for Trauma-Informed School Communities: Practices to Improve Resiliency in School-Aged Children and Address Adverse Childhood Experiences.” The resource is intended to assist state and local public health…

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Prevention Institute Announces Feb. 17 Peer Learning Forum

The Prevention Institute will be hosting a peer learning forum on trauma-informed approaches during catastrophic events, including the COVID-19 pandemic. The learning forum will be held on February 17 from 11:00 am to 12:30 pm and will feature representatives from local governments, academia, and community-based organizations. The objectives of the webinar include: Describe key features…

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DHCS, OSG Solicit Input on Trauma-Informed Network of Care Roadmap

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), in partnership with the Office of the California Surgeon General (OSG), recently released for public comment a draft ACEs Aware Trauma-Informed Network of Care Roadmap. The Roadmap will serve as a guide for health care providers, social service agencies, and community-based organizations by providing practical steps to…

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CDPH, CDSS to Hold Webinar on Messaging with ACEs Data

The California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and the California Department of Social Services (CDSS) Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative will convene a webinar on Wednesday, January 20, 2021, from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm entitled, Creating Compelling Messaging with ACEs Data. The webinar will feature considerations for practical application of the “Adverse Childhood Experiences…

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CA Surgeon General Releases Report on ACEs, Toxic Stress, and Health

This week, California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris issued Roadmap for Resilience: The California Surgeon General’s Report on Adverse Childhood Experiences, Toxic Stress, and Health. The report is the first produced by the Office of the California Surgeon General and serves as a blueprint for how communities, states, and nations can recognize and effectively address…

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DHCS, OSG Announce ACEs Aware Grant Opportunity

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), in partnership with the Office of the California Surgeon General (OSG), recently released a request for proposals (RFP) for a second round of ACEs Aware grants. The new round of grants will target California communities that want to build or execute a robust Network of Care to…

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ACEs Aware to Hold MCAH Webinar on December 2

ACEs Aware will be holding a webinar on December 2, 2020, from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm on “Supporting Patients in Pregnancy: ACEs and Maternal Health.” The webinar will provide information for women’s health providers about the importance of ACE screening in improving maternal health. Speakers will share resources for providers looking to introduce ACE…

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