Season 3 Episode #4: Understanding the Adverse Childhood Experiences Scale

December 01, 2023 00:42:55
Season 3 Episode #4: Understanding the Adverse Childhood Experiences Scale
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Season 3 Episode #4: Understanding the Adverse Childhood Experiences Scale

Dec 01 2023 | 00:42:55

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Show Notes

In this episode, Tricia invites back Rebecca Corb, a registered clinical social worker in The Guidance Center’s Long Beach School-Based Program, to discuss a screening tool that measures Adverse Childhood Experiences, also referred to as ACEs. ACEs specifically refer to adverse, or traumatic, experiences a child may endure growing up, that have a negative impact in childhood and beyond into adulthood. According to the Centers for Disease Control (CDC), “ACEs can have lasting, negative effects on health, wellbeing during childhood and (future) life opportunities, such as education and job potential. These experiences can increase the risks of injury, sexually transmitted […]

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