Category: ACEs Aware

Category: ACEs Aware

ACEs Practice Grants Available
April 6, 2022 ACEs Aware, Funding Opportunity, The Latest LPOC Organization

UCAAN and Population Health Innovation Lab are excited to announce the opening of a new grant RFI. In order to strengthen partnerships to screen for ACEs, the Preventing and Responding to ACE-Associated Health Conditions and Toxic Stress in Clinics through Community Engagement (PRACTICE) grant will award up to 30 grants of up to $1M each to clinical teams mobilizing to prevent, train, screen, and treat ACEs in CA Communities.

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ACEs: Childhood Residue in the Aging Body
November 3, 2021 ACEs Aware, The Latest LPOC Organization

Two decades worth of research points to a formidable link between our earliest life experiences and our health in old age. Scientists have associated a childhood spent in poverty, for example, with a variety of medical conditions at age 50 and older.

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New ACEs Equity Act Significantly Expands Access to ACE Screening in California
October 14, 2021 ACEs Aware, Legislation, The Latest LPOC Organization

The Office of the California Surgeon General today applauded Governor Newsom and the Legislature for the enactment of SB 428, the ACEs Equity Act, which will significantly expand coverage for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) screening.

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Growing and Fostering a Resilient Brain
September 24, 2021 ACEs Aware LPOC Organization

Resiliency, to summarize, is the ability to bounce back from difficult circumstances. People living with mental health challenges often have high resilience to the opposition because they have grown resilient through trial by fire.

This piece will focus on what is going on in the brain with resiliency and perhaps a few suggestions on how we can help our brains form it.

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‘I am not alone:’ How a California county is helping Hispanic family caregivers find peace
July 23, 2021 ACEs Aware, The Latest LPOC Organization

The Santiagos, an elderly Latino couple living in California, are part of a demographic that is often hard to reach for service providers seeking to help caregivers.

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Let’s Make Our State of CAre ACEs Aware
July 16, 2021 ACEs Aware, The Latest LPOC Organization

Now is a great time to begin learning more about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), by taking a free, two-hour “Becoming ACEs Aware in California” online training and certification that teaches providers to screen patients for ACEs and respond to the symptoms of toxic stress.

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