Category: ACEs


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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Essentials for Childhood Initiative Publishes New Resource on Trauma-Informed School Communities

The California Department of Social Services (CDSS) and the California Department of Public Health (CDPH) Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative today issued a newly developed resource, entitled “Strategies for Trauma-Informed School Communities: Practices to Improve Resiliency in School-Aged Children and Address Adverse Childhood Experiences.” The resource is intended to assist state and local public health…

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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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