This is part two of a two-part series on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). In what follows, part two will offer strengths-based approaches to addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences, and noting evidence-based examples from the field that can be adopted community-wide.
Part one of a two-part blog series on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). This part provides a brief overview of ACEs and correlated health impacts, as well as how California’s children are faring.
ASR is the evaluator of the Thrive by Three (TBT) Fund, an initiative launched by the County of Santa Cruz in 2017 to improve outcomes for the county’s youngest and most vulnerable children, prenatal through age 3, as well as their families.
The Solano County Health Promotion & Community Wellness Bureau commissioned ASR in spring of 2018 to conduct an oral health needs assessment in Solano County. This assessment will inform the county's action plan to improve oral health outcomes for its residents.