From California ACEs Connection <[email protected]>
Subject California ACEs Action News
Date February 28, 2020 2:00 PM
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February 28, 2020

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FEBRUARY 28, 2020
News from Around the State (#News)
New Reports (#Reports)
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Member Posts (#Member)

** CA ACEs Aware Initiative webinar provides roadmap for ACEs screening ([link removed])

By Laurie Udesky, ACEs Connection Staff

What is the economic toll of ACEs in the State of California? $112.5 billion, said California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris to attendees of a webinar on February 26. That cost, she said, was one clear reason that she and other early adopters of screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences are urging their fellow health care providers in California to join the ACEs Aware Initiative that launched at the beginning of the year…
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** Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in California: Insights and Perspectives ([link removed])

Since January 1, 2020, Medi-Cal providers have been eligible to receive payment from the California Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) to screen patients for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). This program is part of an initiative led by the Office of the California Surgeon General and DHCS and is the product of several legislative efforts, including the passage of AB340, that have facilitated the momentum around universal screening at the state level…
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** Mark your calendar for March 10 tweet chat on CA ACEs screening! ([link removed])

By Laurie Udesky, ACEs Connection Staff

Hey ACEs Connection communities! Please join us for a boisterous tweet chat about ACEs screening in California on March 10 at 10 am Pacific/ 1 pm Eastern for #saludTuesday, hosted by @saludamerica and co-hosted by @CYWSanFrancisco, and @acesconnection. Get your thumbs ready, and spread the word! More details to come next week…
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** Echo Conference March 11-12, 2020: And Still We Rise! — Early Bird Pricing Ends Friday. ([link removed])

The Echo conference, which is being held in Los Angeles next month, is known for shining a light on new developments in the trauma field, and this year, our "And Still We Rise"…
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** Stockton California The Cost of Gun Violence ([link removed])

The City of Stockton has developed past its days as a small rural town in California’s Central Valley. Emerging from bankruptcy, the city is now experiencing population and economic growth with one of the most popular mayors… ([link removed]) [link removed]

** Californians Want Better Mental Health Care. Can the State Deliver? ([link removed])

California’s top health priority should be making sure that people who need mental health treatment can get it, over 90 percent of respondents said in a recent poll… ([link removed]) [link removed]

** New Navigation Center for Transitional Age Youth Approved ([link removed])

On Tuesday, February 25, the Board of Supervisors approved the lease for a new 75-bed Navigation Center at 888 Post Street. Mayor London N. Breed and Supervisor Aaron Peskin… ([link removed]) [link removed]

** Childhood Trauma Linked to Poor Health. Can Parents Find Help in Stanislaus County ([link removed])

The demand for mental health providers is expected to increase with the January 2020 state law funding payment to Medi-Cal providers for screening their patients for adverse… ([link removed]) [link removed]

Teachers notice rise in homelessness among kids ([link removed])
Nationwide, homelessness among students is the highest it has ever been, according to a report released last month. But one big reason is that school officials are more aware and better prepared to identify homeless kids.

March 2: Transition Age Youth (TAY) conference ([link removed]) (City of Industry, CA)
March 5: Safeguards for Youth Briefing ([link removed]) (Webinar)
March 6: Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in California: Insights and Perspectives ([link removed]) (Online)
March 11-12: Echo Conference: And Still We Rise! — Early Bird Pricing Ends Friday ([link removed]) (Los Angeles, CA)
March 16: Four Week Course in Kelseyville, CA: A Practice in Mindful Awareness and Compassion ([link removed]) (Kelseyville, CA)
March 19: Trauma-Sensitive Schools ([link removed]) (Webinar)
March 21: 8th Annual Foster Care Youth Conference ([link removed]) (Richmond CA)
March 31: Measuring Trauma-Informed Care ([link removed]) (Webinar)
April 23: Kids Day at the Capitol on ([link removed]) (Sacramento, CA)
April 30: Join Public Health Advocates for ENACT day, 2020! ([link removed]) (Sacramento, CA)

Kathryn Padberg: CRI's Search for National Resilience Champions ([link removed])

Mary Giuliani: Need 45 Trauma-Informed Practitioners or Clinicians For Study on Using a Brain Regulation Headband-Bellabee Designed To Help Trauma Survivors Regulate Their Brains. ([link removed])

Sonia Ghandi: UCSF 2020 Chancellor’s Health Policy Lecture Series Summary ([link removed])

Sheryl Huggins Salomon: A Trauma-informed, Resiliency-based Community of Practice for Prison Educators ([link removed])

Bonnie Berman: Kids Day at the Capitol Art Contest ([link removed])

Lori Turk: Safeguards for Youth Briefing ([link removed])

Julie Hatzell: Quincy Charter School Participates in Trauma Responsive Training ([link removed])

Barbara DeGraaf: Learning Community Recording Available: Building Family, Agency, and Community Resilience: Rural Policies to Improve Housing Affordability and Accessibility ([link removed])

Elizabeth Prewitt: Webinar recording available: Making Meaningful Change—Addressing ACEs through Public Policy ([link removed])

Be sure to visit ** CA ACEs Action ([link removed])
as we post stories regularly and please join the community and share stories, comments, and calendar events!
This newsletter is a joint effort between the
** California Campaign to Counter Childhood Adversity (4CA) ([link removed])
and ** ACEs Connection ([link removed])
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