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ACEs Health Champions Network

ACEs Health Champions Gatherings

June 27, 2024 12:00pm PT - 1:00pm PT


Hot Topic: "Can we transform relationships through 100 little conversations in pediatric care?"  

Trauma-informed care is a vital part of whole-person, comprehensive care…but oftentimes TIC trainings leave practicing providers without a clear idea of what to do differently in our day-to-day practice. Following the principles in his upcoming book, The Trauma-Informed Pediatric Practice, Dr. Gillespie will outline practical, positive changes that can be made in everyday primary pediatric care.

May 29, 2024 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Hot Topic: Can Collaborative Learning Networks Transform Trauma-Informed Care?

The Resilient Beginnings Network coached 15 clinics in the San Francisco Bay area over a five year period. The clinics were coached on implementation of trauma informed care. Advancing trauma-and-resilience-informed care (TRIC) is complex, long-term, culture change work. Their experience and findings will be presented.

April 19, 2024 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

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Hot Topic: “My Kid Did What?!?! The Essential Information about Children and Teens with Problematic Sexual Behavior.”

Children and teens engage in sexual behaviors that range from developmentally expected to problematic and harmful. This presentation will provide information to help professionals distinguish normative from problematic sexual behaviors in children and teens, identify potential contributing factors to the behavior, dispel common misconceptions, and have robust, evidenced-informed responses.

March 22, 2024 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Presenter's Bio

Hot Topic: Delayed Disclosure of Sexual Abuse and Child Sex Abuse Statutes of Limitations. Why does it matter?

Professor Hamilton will discuss the Statutes of Limitations (SOL) movement. “Why should there be limitations on child sex abuse prosecution and civil lawsuits if there is no SOL on the suffering of the victims?” Who are the opponents of the victims and what are their strategies?

February 23, 2024 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Presenters' Bios

Hot Topic: What are We Learning about Online Child Sexual Abuse Material and the Predatory Marketplace?

Dr. Cross and Mr. Turkheimer will discuss international strategies for combatting online Child Sex Abuse Material (CSAM), including stopping CSAM producers from historically advantaged countries from exploiting poor children in historically disadvantaged countries.

January 26, 2024 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

David Love, LMFT

Hot Topic: Can School Based Mental Health Services Make a Difference?

December 18, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Victor Vieth, J.D.

Hot Topic: Where the Boys Are: Understanding and Responding to Trauma when the Victim is a Male

Click Here to read article: Where the Boys Are

Click Here to read Victor Vieth's Bio

November 3, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Bradley L. McCartt, J.D.

Hot Topic: ESCARS: The Future of Child Abuse Reporting and Investigation

October 17, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Carey Watson, MD, FACOG

Hot Topic: What's New in IPV and ACEs Inquiry and Response?

September 13, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Kate Margolis, PhD

Read Dr. Margolis' full bio HERE
Hot Topic: Dyadic Services in Pediatric Primary Care: A Medicaid Sustainability Strategy for Behavioral Health Promotion and Prevention


June 2, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Steve Baron, MA
Hot Topic: From Mandatory Reporting to Mandatory Supporting: Are we throwing the baby out with the bath water?

April 28, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Vincent J. Palusci, MD, MS, FAAP
Hot Topic: What is child death review, and why should you do it?

March 10, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

David L. Corwin, MD
Hot Topic: "Conversation with David L. Corwin, MD, child forensic psychiatrist, who has focused on child sexual abuse and childhood trauma, facilitated by Randell Alexander, MD, PhD"

February 24, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Sharon Cooper, MD

In Honor of Black History Month
Hot Topic: "Implicit Bias in Healthcare"

January 17, 2023 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Betsy Pope Goulet, PhD & Tyler Counsil, PhD
Hot Topic: "Why Didn't I Know This Sooner?” The Impact of CAST Education on the Next Generation of Frontline Professionals

December 16, 2022 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Marla Brassard, PhD
Hot Topic: Part 2 - When is poor parenting psychological maltreatment?

November 7, 2022 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Stuart Hart, PhD and Amy Slep, PhD
Hot Topic: Part 1 - Is psychological maltreatment a primary driver of harm and violence?

October 7, 2022 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Erica Villa
Hot Topic: How does a community service organization educate health professionals about Domestic Violence and develop partnerships?

September 2, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Ginger Meyer, MSW, LCSW, CCTP
Hot Topic: Can Trauma-Informed Care Training  Impact Behavioral Health Graduate Students?

June 23, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

R.J. Gillespie, MD, MHPE, FAAP
Hot Topic: Part 2 - Parental ACEs and PCEs in Pediatric Primary Care

May 20, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Nora Montalvo-Liendo PhD, RN, FAAN
Hot Topic: Part 1 - Can Early Intervention in Intergenerational Trauma Improve Health and Save Lives?

April 8, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Randell Alexander, PhD, MD & Suzanne Frank, MD
Hot Topic: Can No Hit Zones prevent ACEs and promote Positive Childhood Experiences(PCEs)? 

March 18, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Martina Jelley, MD, MSPH, FACP
Hot Topic: Is Trauma Assessment the Key to Providing Better Healthcare?

January 21, 2022 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Doncy Eapen, PhD
Hot Topic: Effect of COVID-19 on Domestic Violence & Homelessness: Prevention and Treatment Strategies

December 3, 2021 - 12:00pm PT - 1:00pm PT

Scott Modell, PhD
Hot Topic: Can you assess ACEs and trauma in nonverbal individuals with disabilities?

September 24, 2021 - 12:00pm - 1:00pm PT

Shira Berkovits, PhD, Esq.
Hot Topic: Spirituality - The missing link to Resilience?