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Physicians who screen for ACEs
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I'm looking to hear stories from physicians (particularly those serving children and adolescents) who screen for ACEs in a primary care setting. Feel free to respond here or contact me directly at…Continue

Tags: ACEs, care, primary, pediatricians, physicians

Started this discussion. Last reply by Kathy Hentcy Oct 17, 2012.


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Heather Fitzpatrick, MPH commented on Teri Barila's blog post Resilience projects at Lincoln High School in Walla Walla, WA
"This is such a great model! I hope they can be supported for ongoing growth - and spreading to other sites!"
Jul 16
Heather Fitzpatrick, MPH replied to Jane Stevens's discussion NCAR: What should NCAR do next?
"I would love to see the systems coming together that most impact kids - and getting them all speaking the same language. Wouldn't it be great if health, faith, education, and social communities all understood how important it is to protect…"
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"Heather, thank you for the invite to be friends and the opportunity to learn from one another. Blessings, Jim"
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Heather Fitzpatrick, MPH commented on Kathy Brous's blog post SoCal ACEs, San Diego Trauma-Informed Guide Team (SD-TIGT) Fruitful Meetings Nov. 1
"This is really fantastic! I'd be especially interested to hear what folks are saying about trauma-informed healthcare. This is something we're looking at from the pediatric perspective."
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Child Victims of Violence: Forging Multidisciplinary Approaches at Town and Country Resort and Convention Center

January 27, 2013 from 8:30am to 4pm
Sponsored by the American Academy of Pediatrics, with funding from the Department of Justice Office for Victims of Crime, this pre-conference session (being held at the San Diego International Conference on Child and Family Maltreatment) will provide pediatricians, medical home teams, and community partners (eg, social workers, law enforcement, child advocates, etc) with key information on understanding,…See More
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Heather Fitzpatrick, MPH and David McCollum are now friends
Oct 30, 2012
Kathy Hentcy replied to Heather Fitzpatrick, MPH's discussion Physicians who screen for ACEs
"Dr. McCollum, I apologize also - I must have missed the email alert that you had posted again. This is fantastic material. I have a meeting on Monday with the screening and evaluation workgroup I lead, and I will share this there. We have been…"
Oct 17, 2012
Heather Fitzpatrick, MPH replied to Heather Fitzpatrick, MPH's discussion Physicians who screen for ACEs
"Hi Dr McCollum: I cannot thank you enough for this response and I apology for my delay in reading it. This is fantastic advice and I plan to share it with my project advisory committee tomorrow at our meeting. You had mentioned writing scripts. Is…"
Oct 17, 2012
David McCollum replied to Heather Fitzpatrick, MPH's discussion Physicians who screen for ACEs
"Kathy and Heather, I’m going to put down some of my random thoughts to try to respond to the questions that you have raised. Realize that most physicians still do not see this as a core piece of primary care. They still see this as a social…"
Sep 16, 2012

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What's your profession?
Public health professional
What organization do you work for?
American Academy of Pediatrics
What is your interest in ACE concepts?
Helping those who are hurting as children to heal and grow up as healthy, whole adults.

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At 9:59am on May 12, 2014, Jim Sporleder said…
Heather, thank you for the invite to be friends and the opportunity to learn from one another. Blessings, Jim
At 2:44pm on March 20, 2012, Dave Lockridge said…

Heather, I look forward to sharing with you the work of ACE Overcomers. Either by phone or email. My phone is (209-617-4688)

At 9:59pm on February 12, 2012, Jane Stevens said…

Hi, Heather:

You may be interested in joining the Primary Prevention group that Gladys Richardson just set up. Click on the "groups" tab and you'll see it. Her husband, Burtt, is a retired pediatrician, and Gladys did community outreach work. 

Cheers, Jane

At 9:07pm on February 7, 2012, Jane Stevens said…

Welcome to the ACEs Too High Network, Heather. Thanks for joining! 

Will you write a sentence or two describing your interest in ACEs? 

You can reply here, and I'll include it in the ongoing roundup of responses. Or you can post an introduction yourself, as some others have done (you can find those on the main page in the blog posts). It's easy to post an introduction -- just go to "My Page" (in the top navigation bar). Be sure to click on "blog post" at the top of the open box, put in a title, and then start typing in the box below. If you have any questions, please let me know.

And if you want to replace that ubiquitous blue head with your photo, just go to the top right of the page where you'll see a white box with your name at the top. Click on "Settings", a line at the bottom of a white box. And at the top of the page that opens, you'll see a place to upload a photo.

Also, you'll see that some people have also posted their photo on the photo page, which is a great idea. (You can also do that from "My Page".) You can even add a text block with more information about your work or avocation.

And don't hesitate to contact me if you have any questions about how to use this network. 

Cheers, Jane


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