This month, NASHP features an infographic from the National Institute for Health Care Management on Early Childhood Development and Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). COVID-19 is increasing the economic, social, and environmental stressors that children and families experience. This infographic explores the impact of ACEs on health and well-being and outlines actionable strategies to support healthy child […]
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This month, NASHP features its blog, States’ Efforts to Address Adverse Childhood Experiences Are Critical during COVID-19. As COVID-19 heightens health and economic stresses on children and families, states are working to identify and measure adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and connect children and their families to appropriate services that can reduce potential negative health outcomes. […]
This month, we feature NASHP’s updated map, States with Standardized Referral Forms. Standardized referral forms shared across a state can make screening, effective referral, care coordination, and feedback loops – which are critical to ensure that children with identified needs receive the care they need – more seamless. As indicated in the updated map, more […]
This month, we feature Resources to Help Prevent and Address Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs). ACEs are potentially traumatic events during childhood — exacerbated by COVID-19 — that are associated with worsened health in adulthood. This page features screening tools and resources for policymakers, providers, and others working to prevent ACEs and address their impact. View […]
This month, NASHP features a Child Trends resource, Ways to Promote Children’s Resilience to the COVID-19 Pandemic. The resource explores protective factors that can contribute to children’s adaptability in the face of adversity. View other resources at the Healthy Child Development State Resource Center. Submit new resources to firstname.lastname@example.org.
This month, NASHP features resources from California’s ACES (Adverse Childhood Experiences) Aware on COVID-19 and stress. The pandemic is creating a stressful environment for children and their caregivers and these resources that detail how to mitigate the impact of stress on physical and mental health are for health care providers and their patients. View other […]
This month, NASHP features resources from Child Trends’ Supporting Children’s Emotional Well-Being during the COVID-19 Pandemic. Children are particularly vulnerable to the impact of traumatic events like COVID-19 that disrupt their daily lives. These resources will help states, providers, and caregivers address the challenges children face. View other resources at the Healthy Child Development State […]
This month, NASHP features updated, interactive maps at its State Medicaid Policies for Maternal Depression Screening During Well-Child Visits resource page. An increasing number of states are adopting an effective, two-generation approach to health by screening for maternal depression during well-child visits. View other resources at the Healthy Child Development State Resource Center. Submit new resources […]
This month, NASHP features Michigan’s Mother Infant Health and Equity Improvement Plan. The plan is designed to address maternal and infant health disparities that are rooted in racial inequity by aligning and leveraging maternal behavioral health resources, Medicaid, and child welfare and human services. View other resources at the Healthy Child Development State Resource Center. Submit […]
January 2020: California Initiative Addresses Adverse Childhood Events This month, NASHP features California’s ACEs Aware website. Individuals with multiple ACEs are at a much higher risk of developing physical or mental health disorders, and life expectancy for individuals with six or more ACEs is 19 years shorter than for those with none. The initiative’s website […]