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October ACEs Newsletter 2020

October ACEs Newsletter 2020

In this newsletter, we provide various ACEs findings regarding how positive childhood experiences affect the chronic depressive disorders diagnosis, how COVID-19 relate to child development, and proper mental health follow-up care for children. We also share the latest report on the ACEs Aware provider training. Read the full newsletter here: ACEs October Newsletter 2020

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Helping to Make Prevention the New Norm: Best Practice Guidelines for California’s Child Abuse Prevention Councils (CAPCs)

Helping to Make Prevention the New Norm: Best Practice Guidelines for California’s Child Abuse Prevention Councils (CAPCs)

In alignment with the Office of Child Abuse Prevention’s vision, and in partnership with Strategies 2.0 and CAPCs throughout the state, the Social Policy Institute has developed Best Practice Guidelines for California CAPCs. Child Abuse Prevention Councils (CAPCs) are the catalyst, convener and coordinator of the countywide approach to prevention of child maltreatment. Each CAPC prioritizes strategies for action that…

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California Student Mental Health Implementation Guide

California Student Mental Health Implementation Guide

“We know that schools, families, and communities are eager to support the mental health of children and adolescents, especially in this time of intense crisis. This practical guide provides a variety of resources to start and expand these critical services at a time when they are most needed.” -Tracy Mendez, Executive Director of the California School-Based Health Alliance. In partnership…

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Breaking Barriers Toolkit (2019)

Breaking Barriers Toolkit (2019)

The Breaking Barriers Toolkit was developed to highlight the essential components of effective cross-systems practice and the strategies that improve outcomes for children, families and communities. Implementation of these practice components—Shared Leadership, Shared Data and Outcomes Management, Shared Fiscal Management, and Shared Community—leads to successful integration of care and services, thereby addressing the unmet social, emotional and developmental needs of…

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Targeting ACEs by Building Protective Factors

Targeting ACEs by Building Protective Factors

The 5 Protective Factors are widely known in the Family Strengthening Field as a way to increase family strengths and decrease the likelihood of child abuse and neglect. They can also play a significant role in preventing and reducing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in children and families. In our newest knowledge to action brief, we discuss a 6th protective factor,…

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