Category: ACEs


NACCHO Announces ACEs-Related Funding Opportunity

The National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO), with support from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), recently announced a funding opportunity for the implementation of an academic detailing program in pediatric settings to facilitate conversations about the impact of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and positive childhood experiences (PCEs). Approximately…

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ACEs Aware Announces Grant Funding Opportunity

The University of California, Los Angeles and the University of California, San Francisco (UCLA-UCSF) ACEs Aware Family Resilience Network (UCAAN) recently announced a grant funding opportunity entitled, “Preventing and Responding to Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE)-Associated Health Conditions and Toxic Stress in Clinics through Community Engagement (PRACTICE).” The statewide grant seeks to strengthen partnerships to screen…

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CDC, NACCHO Launch RFP for Suicide, Overdose, and ACEs Prevention

With support from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), the National Association of County and City Health Officials (NACCHO) recently announced a new funding opportunity intended to support local health departments build and sustain capacity to address the intersection of suicide, overdose, and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). The funding opportunity provides awardees…

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DHCS, OSG Announce Over 500k Children and Adults Screened for ACEs

The California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), in partnership with the Office of the California Surgeon General (CA-OSG), announced this week that the state’s ACEs Aware Initiative has screened more than 500,000 children and adults in California for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and trained more than 20,500 clinicians in conducting the screenings. Research from…

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ACEs Aware to Hold Webinar on ACEs Screening How-To Guide

ACEs Aware, California’s initiative between the Office of the California Surgeon General and the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), will host a special webinar highlighting the ACEs Screening How-To Guide and implementation lessons from clinics throughout the state. The webinar will occur on Wednesday, September 29 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. The…

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ACEs Aware to Hold Webinar on September 22

California’s ACEs Aware, the joint initiative between the Office of the California Surgeon General and the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), will convene a webinar on Wednesday, September 22 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. The webinar will be the third and final in the multipart series and will explore the science of…

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California Issues Guidance on Mandated Reporting Requirements and ACEs Screening

This week, a joint letter was published by the California Department of Social Services (CDSS), the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), and the Office of the California Surgeon General providing clarifying guidance to clinicians, local governments, and other stakeholders on the responsibilities of health care clinical teams conducting screenings for adverse childhood experiences…

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New Data Report Indicates 264,000 Medi-Cal Beneficiaries Have Been Screened for ACEs

Between January 1, 2020, and September 30, 2020, the state’s ACEs Aware initiative reported new data details on the number of adverse childhood experience (ACE) screenings conducted by health care providers statewide. According to the released data, more than 17,100 providers have completed the training and are ACEs Aware-certified, including about 9,700 Medi-Cal Providers in…

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ACEs Aware to Host Two Upcoming Webinars

ACEs Aware, the state’s initiative between the Office of California Surgeon General and the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), will host two upcoming webinars related to trauma-informed care and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Below, these webinars are detailed: The Trauma-Informed Network of Care Roadmap: A Guide for Strengthening Community Relationships ACEs Aware, on…

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ACEs Aware to Hold Webinar on Network of Care Roadmap

ACEs Aware, the state’s collaboration between the Office of the California Surgeon General and the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), will be hosting a webinar entitled, “The Trauma-Informed Network of Care Roadmap: A Guide for Strengthening Community Relationships,” on Monday, June 28 from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm. This webinar will discuss the purpose…

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