Identifying Mental Health and Substance Use Problems of Children and Adolescents: A Guide for Child-Serving Organizations (opens new window) – This guide was created to promote the early identification of children and adolescents with mental health and substance use problems as well as to provide guidance, tools and resources for early identification – including a compendium of the most developmentally, culturally and environmentally appropriate screening instruments.
After 5-year journey to integrate ACEs science, Santa Rosa, CA, pediatric clinic is trauma-informed, from head to toe (opens new window)
Alcohol and Marijuana Use and Treatment Nonadherence Among Medically Vulnerable Youth (opens new window) – Adolescents face peak risks for onset and intensification of alcohol and marijuana use. However, we know little about these behaviors and their associations with knowledge or treatment adherence among chronically ill youth, a medically vulnerable group.
Building Strong Brains: The Role of Life Experiences in Shaping Brain Development (ppt) (opens new window) – PowerPoint presentation from February 23, 2017, webinar. Presented by MFP Executive/Academic Consultant and Alum, Freida Outlaw, PHD, RN, FAAN.
The Economic Cost of ACEs in Tennessee (opens new window) (The Sycamore Institute)
A Path Appears: PBS Documentary on American Children Growing in Poverty – In this PBS documentary, Nicholas D. Kristof and Jennifer Garner explore the impact of 1 in 4 children in America today growing up in poverty, a fact that denies many children the opportunities needed to achieve their full potential.
National Child Abuse Prevention Month
Child Welfare Information Gateway (opens new window)
Child Welfare Information Gateway - Tip Sheets (opens new window)
Child Welfare Information Gateway - How to Develop Supportive Communities (opens new window)
Recognizing and Treating Child Traumatic Stress (opens new window)
Ten Ways to Help Prevent Child Abuse (opens new window)
American Society for the Positive Care of Children (opens new window)
Why child welfare experts fear a spike of abuse during COVID-19 (opens new window)
The Child Abuse Prevention Center (opens new window)
COVID-19: Children at heightened risk of abuse, neglect, exploitation and violence amidst intensifying containment measures (opens new window)
Protecting Children During The COVID-19 Outbreak (opens new window)
Using a Clinic-Based Screening Tool for Primary Care Providers to Identify Commercially Sexually Exploited Children. (opens new window)
The Commercial Sexual Exploitation and Sex Trafficking of Minors in the Boston Metropolitan Area (opens new window) – Experiences and challenges faced by front-line providers and other stakeholders.