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March ACEs Newsletter 2021

March ACEs Newsletter 2021

We are featuring many highlights, events and resources in our ACEs Aware March Newsletter. We are very excited to feature our newest Knowledge to Action Brief on the Social Determinants of Health and in relation to ACEs. In addition, our partners at the YMCA Youth and Family Services has also developed a helpful ebook, in English and Spanish, for parents…

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Early Adversity and Social Determinants of Health

Early Adversity and Social Determinants of Health

Some individuals experience more positive health outcomes than others due to various factors known as the Social Determinants of Health (SDOH). The Social Determinants of Health encompass a person’s environment, their individual behaviors, political factors and more. In our latest Knowledge to Action Brief, we discuss the SDOH in depth and how closely they are intertwined with Adverse Childhood Experiences…

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December Newsletter 2020

December Newsletter 2020

We’re ending the year with tips and ideas on how to reimagine the holiday season during a pandemic, a new ACEs Aware Knowledge to Action Brief on the Protective Factors, and the importance of relational health. We are also excited to feature Roadmap for Resilience, a newly released report by Dr. Nadine Burk Harris. Read the full newsletter here: December…

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November Newsletter 2020

November Newsletter 2020

We are excited to feature our first ACEs Aware Knowledge to Action Brief in our November newsletter. This month, learn more about how the HOPE framework can help prevent and reduce ACEs, our involvement with Stepping Higher, Inc., a non-profit community service organization that promotes appreciation of the role of spirituality in positive mental health, and a great resources from…

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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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Parental Resilience: A Protective Factor

Parental Resilience: A Protective Factor

Most of the time the joys of being a parent outweigh the frustrations. When the challenges of parenting accumulate and become overwhelming, parental stress can occur. According to the Center for the Study of Social Policy (CSSP), even though all parents experience stress, by increasing parental resilience, parents can effectively manage stressful situations and help ensure positive outcomes for their…

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