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Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)

Trauma Informed Care relies on raising awareness about the impact of trauma, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), and toxic stress on individuals and families. This playlist was developed to share thoughts and insights about how to address ACEs and build resilience among young people. It also underscores the importance of hope and offers tips to help manage unhealed trauma.

Understanding ACEs on the Journey to Adulthood: A Panel Discussion with Youth Peer Advocates (YPA)

April 27, 2023
Adolescence and young adulthood can be a challenging period of life for anyone, and it can be even more challenging when living with a history of ACEs. However, young people can and do heal and grow despite their ACEs histories. In this panel discussion, Youth Peer Advocates share their experience w...

Understanding ACEs Across Generations

April 19, 2023
The original ACEs study examined the impact of early adversity on adults. Cendie Stanford learned about ACEs when she came across the ACEs questionnaire on a copy machine. This experience launched her on a path to developing a greater understanding of ACEs in her life and a career in raising awarene...

How ACEs Awareness Can Break Cycles of Intergenerational Trauma: A Panel for Discussion with Parents/Caregivers

April 18, 2023
Parents and caregivers can be impacted by ACEs in a variety of ways. They may have had direct exposure to ACEs as children and their history may create challenges in raising their own children. Additionally, foster and adoptive parents can be faced with challenges of meeting the needs of children wh...

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) & Parenting: Information for Caregivers Brochure

July 29, 2022
Do the people that you serve know that untreated trauma can be passed down from generation to generation? Depression, unhealthy relationships, and chronic illness are some common consequences of intergenerational trauma. The good news is that healing and hope can also be passed down! Trauma Inform...

An Introduction to the ACES Study

February 14, 2019
Since the Adverse Childhood Events (ACEs) study was published in the late 1990s, demonstrating that an increase in ACEs leads to an increase in one’s risk of various health and social issues, it has become the corner stone of the Trauma-Informed Care (TIC) movement. There are plenty of videos, art...

From ACEs to Assets: Supporting the Growth of Resilience to Improve Education, Health, and Wellness Outcomes

August 01, 2018
This webinar provided an overview of core aspects of resilience development that fit seamlessly with trauma-responsive practices, social-emotional learning, and positive youth development. Examples were drawn from specific practices that have been used successfully within multi-tiered systems of sup...
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