Tag: Trauma-Informed Health Care

Tag: Trauma-Informed Health Care

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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New ACEs Resource: NumberStory.org
July 2, 2021 ACEs Aware, The Latest LPOC Organization

The “number” in one’s story is the total of how many different Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) one personally endured during childhood. This can include abuse, neglect and household challenges, but it can also include societal challenges such as racism, discrimination, poverty, and violence.
The good news is that number does not define us. It is simply an entry point to our own personal story, and recovery. Where it leads is up to you.

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Badge a poem by Samantha Ceballos
June 11, 2021 ACEs Aware, The Latest LPOC Organization

Child abuse takes many forms and encompasses many types of Adverse Childhood Experiences. Listen to Dr. Alvaro Garza read the poem “Badge” by Samantha Ceballos.

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