Category: ACEs


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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CDPH, CDSS Issue ACEs Data Report

This week, the Essentials for Childhood Initiative (EfC), a project of the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) and California Department of Social Services (CDSS), published a report on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in California that provides an overview of data from 2011-2017 collected through the California Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS). The report…

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CA Surgeon General Releases Data Report, Launches ACEs Aware Provider Directory

This week, California Surgeon General Nadine Burke Harris announced that nearly 14,000 health care providers in California have completed the ACEs Aware initiative’s training program. The training, Becoming ACEs Aware in California, trains health care providers to screen patients for adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and to recognize and respond to the symptoms of toxic stress….

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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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