Category: ACEs


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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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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