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Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative

Making the Connections: Understanding the Impact of the Opioid Epidemic and the Implications for our Work

In this webinar from the Illinois ACEs Response Collaborative, Dr. Carole Warshaw, of the National Center on Domestic Violence, Trauma, and Mental Health, and Gwendolyn Packard of the National Indigenous Women’s Resource Center discuss the intersection between opioid usage and intergenerational trauma.

Tags: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), Webinar,
Transformation: The Department of Veteran Affairs Healing Environment Design Guideline

How can the built environment help support a trauma-informed organization? In this webinar architect Paul Alt, AIA and psychologist Jim Munroe Ed.D. describe their work on the Department of Veteran Affairs Healing Environment Design Guideline--a project that used architecture and design to create environments that promote healing of the mind, body, and spirit.

Tags: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), Webinar,
Trauma-Informed Systems Initiative with the San Francisco Dept. of Public Health

Organizations, like people, are susceptible to negative effects of trauma, including fragmentation, numbing, reactivity and impaired relationships. These effects in turn prevent staff from responding effectively to each other and to the people they serve. In this webinar, Dr. Kenneth Epstein of the San Francisco Department of Public Health outlines the Trauma-Informed Systems Initiative (TISI) which is working to make SFDPH a more trauma-informed, safe, and supportive work environment and system of care.

Tags: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), Webinar,
Supporting the Healthcare Workforce: Understanding Burnout, Its Impacts, and What Can Be Done About It

Burnout in health care is a widespread problem with profound implications for patients, professionals, and health care systems. While some promising strategies have been identified to address burnout, much more work is necessary, especially on a system and policy level. Our brief provides an overview of burnout, including its prevalence, consequences, drivers, and costs. It then delves into strategies to mitigate the impact of burnout and suggests areas for further research and policy change.

Tags: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES),
The Buffering Role of Community Resilience against Adverse Childhood Experiences

On June 20, the Collaborative hosted this webinar led by Suzette Fromm Reed, PhD, discussing foundational research on the important buffering role that community resilience plays in mitigating the impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) on adult and youth health, school/work, and coping behaviors. Additionally, recent research on how to build community resilience was presented as well as implications for practice and policy.

Tags: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), Webinar,
Trauma-Informed Transformation for Health Departments: Lessons from the Field

This webinar aimed at health department staff features presentations on current practices from Illinois health departments including Chicago and Winnebago County.

Tags: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), Webinar,
Findings from the 2018 Environmental Scan: Learnings from Organizations that are Addressing Trauma

Augmenting the ACEs Collaborative's larger 2016 Environmental Scan, in 2018 we set out to offer a more in-depth snapshot of organizations working to address trauma. This report, based on an additional round of 27 interviews included five organizations that were part of the original scan and 22 that had not been previously interviewed. As with the 2016 scan, efforts were made to include organizations representing a wide variety of sectors; those that were at different points along the implementation journey; large and small organizations; those who provide direct service; and those that are facilitators of trauma training.

Tags: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES),
Screening for Adverse Childhood Experiences in the Pediatric Primary Care Setting: Practical Considerations and Lessons Learned

This webinar--presented by Kavitha Selvaraj, MD, MPH, MAEd, FAAP with Audrey Stillerman, MD, and Stan Sonu, MD--explores lessons learned from Universal Screening for Toxic Stress During Well-Child Visits, a multi-site ACE screening project.

Tags: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), Webinar,
Triple P: Helping Parents Become the Parents That They Are Meant To Be

Marjorie Fujara, MD, shares lessons learned from the recent implementation of an evidence-based parenting intervention, Triple P, as well as the importance of a broad based public awareness campaign on parenting.

Tags: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES), Webinar,
The Parent-Child Dyad in the Context of Child Development and Child Health

This brief explores current research on the importance of the parent-child dyad in child development and child health, identifies key experts, and points to program priorities to support the health of the whole child.

Tags: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES),