ACEs Connection

Healthy, happy kids grow up to create a healthy, happy world.

This community of practice uses trauma-informed, resilience-building practices to prevent Adverse Childhood Experiences & further trauma.

Members

How to use ACEsTooHigh Network - it's easy!

Think of this network as a Facebook just for the community of people who are implementing -- or thinking of implementing -- ACE concepts in international, national, state or local agencies, organizations, or communities.

It's incredible just how much activity is taking place across the country -- people are instituting a trauma-informed or trauma-sensitive approach in education, juvenile justice, mental health clinics, hospitals, child welfare, prisons, domestic violence programs, cities, towns and neighborhoods.

This network can help you achieve your goals faster by sharing resources, news about upcoming events, and information about best and worst practices.  

It's easy to start: Just sign up, fill out your profile, and go to "My Page" to start adding information about what you're doing.

If you're looking for others who are doing what you're doing or what you want to do, start a group and invite people to join. 

This ACEs Too High Network also links to the ACEsTooHigh.com news site, which is for the general public. Much of what is posted there ends up here, with the addition of details that are of more interest to this community. 

 If you've got a question, send me a message by putting a comment on my wall. I'll be glad to get on the phone with you to answer any questions. 

 

Resource Center

Blog Posts

For The Children's Sake, Put Down That Smartphone

It's not just kids who are overdoing screen time. Parents are often just as guilty of spending too much time checking smartphones and e-mail — and the consequences for their children can be troubling.

Dr. Jenny Radesky is a pediatrician specializing in child development. When she worked…

Continue

Posted by Elizabeth Prewitt on April 22, 2014 at 12:00pm

Majority of women inmates on psychiatric meds; probe launched

Canada’s prison watchdog has launched an investigation into the prescribing practices in federal prisons, after it was revealed that more than 60 per cent of female inmates across the country are receiving psychiatric medication.

A joint investigation by The Canadian Press…

Continue

Posted by Elizabeth Prewitt on April 22, 2014 at 12:00pm

Better way to deal with bad memories suggested

A simple and effective emotion-regulation strategy that has neurologically and behaviorally been proven to lessen the emotional impact of personal negative memories, researchers have shown. "Sometimes we dwell on how sad, embarrassed, or hurt we felt during an event, and that makes us feel…

Continue

Posted by Elizabeth Prewitt on April 22, 2014 at 12:00pm

Saving Minds Along With Souls

EASTER is a time of new beginnings. It is the answer, the pastor Rick Warren remarks, to loss and despair. A few weeks ago, one year after his son took his life while struggling with depression, Mr. Warren, the founding pastor of Saddleback Church, one of the nation’s largest evangelical churches,…

Continue

Posted by Elizabeth Prewitt on April 22, 2014 at 12:00pm

The Next Juvenile Justice Reform

Research has long shown that locking up young people puts them at greater risk of dropping out of school, joining the unemployment line and becoming permanently entangled in the criminal justice system. States and municipalities have thus been sending fewer young offenders to juvenile…

Continue

Posted by Elizabeth Prewitt on April 22, 2014 at 12:00pm

Forum

What's Wrong v. What Happened ? 3 Replies

Started by Nick Claxton in Untitled Category. Last reply by Linda Simpson on Sunday.

Healing 10---organizing for viral health 4 Replies

Started by Jeff Putthoff,SJ in Untitled Category. Last reply by Shelley Calissendorff on Friday.

How Can We Intervene Early and Preserve the Parent Child Attachment? 2 Replies

Started by Robbyn Peters Bennett in Untitled Category. Last reply by Shelley Calissendorff Apr 14.

I need butterfly drawings.

Started by Christopher Hardwick in Untitled Category Apr 2.

Photos

Loading…
  • Add Photos
  • View All
 
 
 

Latest Activity

Jasmine Pettis shared Elizabeth Prewitt's blog post on Twitter
8 hours ago
Jasmine Pettis shared Elizabeth Prewitt's blog post on Twitter
8 hours ago
Elizabeth Prewitt posted blog posts
15 hours ago
Gwendolyn Price commented on Gwendolyn Price's group Memphis ACE (Parenting Initiative)
" "
15 hours ago
Gwendolyn Price commented on Gwendolyn Price's group Memphis ACE (Parenting Initiative)
"We are so excited!! The Shelby County ACE Center Task Force is convening on April 30th.  Our…"
15 hours ago
Rona Renner posted a status
15 hours ago
Rona Renner posted a status
"I had the pleasure of meeting Deepak Chopra a few weeks ago when he gave a talk for the World Business Academy."
15 hours ago
Rona Renner updated their profile
15 hours ago
Rona Renner posted a status
"My book has launched! Read Chapter one at http://www.nurserona.com/is-that-me-yelling/ I hope you will buy it online or in bookstores."
15 hours ago
Shelley Calissendorff posted a blog post
16 hours ago
Rebecca Ruiz left a comment for Shelley Hall
"Shelley,  Welcome to ACEs Connection. For help with your question, you might consider joining…"
16 hours ago
Rebecca Ruiz commented on Steve Stone's blog post Regional AVA Academieies a Great Success!
"Steve,  Thank you for sharing this -- it looks like it was a very educational event. Please…"
16 hours ago

© 2014   Created by Jane Stevens.   Powered by

Badges  |  Report an Issue  |  Terms of Service