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Conference

Mining the “Lessons Learned” from Trauma Legislation Successes

The planned agenda for the “Learning Series: Policy Approaches to Childhood Adversity” workshop at the 2018 ACEs Conference: Action to Access went out the window when an unexpected guest— California Assemblymember Joaquin Arambula, MD—was invited to...
Trauma Help

Relationships That Heal: Building a Community to Combat Childhood Trauma

“I just wish I had an adult to talk to.” That was the response of over 80 percent of teenagers in a survey commissioned by Laura Porter when asked: If you could have one helpful...
Trauma Child

Why I Worry About the ACE-Aware Movement’s Impact

Practitioners across a range of disciplines who work carefully and respectfully and operate within the bounds of their professional registrations are perhaps, like me, feeling slightly ill-at-ease in the wake of the recent “ACE-aware”...
The Deepest Well

Traumatic Consequences: A Revolution in Caring for Children

In The Deepest Well, pediatrician Nadine Burke Harris writes about her first encounter with the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study by Drs. Felitti and Anda. She says that it was like finding “the final...
Ten Years Back...

Ten Years Back and Ten Years Ahead: Innovation in Pediatric Primary Care

Recognizing that nations with strong primary care systems achieve better health outcomes, we have made important gains in the U.S. pediatric primary care over the past 10 years. In fact, primary care pediatricians are...
Trauma Informed

Trauma-Informed Schools Need Trauma-Informed Policies

Childhood trauma is in the news every day, from school shootings to the opioid crisis to separation at the border. While some stories are highlighted in the media, every community has children we never...

Some 350 Florida Leaders Expected to Attend Think Tank with Dr. Vincent Felitti, Co-Principal...

Leaders from across the Sunshine State will take part in a “Think Tank” in Naples, FL, on Monday, August 6, to help create a more trauma-informed Florida. The estimated 350 attendees will include policy makers and community...
Kasandra Gandara

Las Cruces Group to Use Data on ACEs to Fight Childhood Trauma

Las Cruces City Councilor Kasandra Gandara has one big request for her partners in a new effort to tackle childhood trauma in Las Cruces and Doña Ana County: Ask every person they serve or...

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