Category: ACEs


Surgeon General’s ACEs Aware Initiative Announces Grant Awardees

This week, the Office of the California Surgeon General announced the awarding of $14.3 million in grants to 100 organizations throughout the state to support the ACEs Aware initiative. Funding for the grants was previously authorized in the FY 2019-20 Budget utilizing Proposition 56 and federal matching funds. The grants focus on provider training, provider…

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ACEs Aware RFP Applications Due February 10

The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) and the Office of the California Surgeon General continue to solicit request for proposals (RFPs) for the ACEs Aware initiative with an application due date of February 10. The initiative is California’s approach screening children and adults for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in primary care and to treat…

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DHCS & California Surgeon General Launch ACEs Aware Initiative

California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris and Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) Medical Director Dr. Karen Mark on Wednesday unveiled the first phase of the ACEs Aware initiative, the statewide effort for California healthcare providers to screen patients for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). California is now offering a two-hour provider training to screen…

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