Category: ACEs


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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The Science of ACEs and Toxic Stress Webinar to be Held Next Week

The Office of the California Surgeon General and California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) will host a webinar on Wednesday, June 2, at 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm to share information about the Science of Adverse Childhood Experiences and Toxic Stress. The webinar will feature how ACEs and toxic stress can impact our biology,…

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EfC Initiative Issues Resource on Healthy Relationships and Environments for Children

The Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative, a joint effort between the California Department of Public Health (CDPH), Injury and Violence Prevention Branch (IVPB) and the California Department of Social Services (CDSS), Office of Child Abuse Prevention (OCAP) recently released a new resource entitled, “Creating Safe, Stable, and Nurturing Relationships and Environments for Children.” The resource…

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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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