Empowering Latinx physicians, medical professionals and medical students through education, advocacy & health policy to support their efforts to eliminate health disparity, promote and optimize health and the quality of life for Latinx in California.
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ACEs Aware Network of Care
January 27 @ 12:00 pm - 1:00 pm
This webinar will include a discussion and concrete example of a trauma-informed network of care, a group of interdisciplinary health, education, and human service professionals, community members, and organizations that support adults, children, and families by providing access to evidence-based “buffering” resources and supports that help to prevent, treat, and heal the harmful consequences of toxic stress.
Presenters will discuss:
- Definitions and guidance on key elements of a trauma-informed network of care to respond to ACEs and toxic stress.
- Strategies for establishing a robust and effective system for responding to ACE screenings and mitigating the toxic stress response with evidence-based “buffering” resources.
- Lessons learned from Fresno County on building a network of care.
Presenters (l to r):
- Shannon Thyne, MD – Director of Pediatrics, Los Angeles County Department of Health Services
- Artie Padilla – Senior Program Officer, Neighborhood Development, Central Valley Community Foundation
- Ivonne Der Torosian, MPA – Vice President, Community Health and Well-Being, Saint Agnes Medical Center
- Amy Parks, DSW, LCSW, CLEC – Coordinator of Developmental and Behavioral Pediatrics, Community Pediatrics, Adolescent Medicine, & Child Advocacy; Director, Pediatric Healthy Steps, Department of Pediatrics, UCSF Fresno Medical Education Program