27 0 obj We are talking about families. Dear Adrienne, Thank you so much for sharing this fabulous photo of your beautiful family and your vision for a culture of connection! Just making one agency more trauma-informed, is like fixing the roof of a tornado-damaged house: one down, two hundred more things to go. We try to help the adult to understand the impact of their own personal experience of negative experiences AND opportunities for resilience building strategies to do the personal insight work first. x�c```b``�c`a``bd�0�$���H8��r���у�'�t���=~6 ��޽{��k�!���Y{���ո�s�]`7 �B1�:?�B�u���b���L���W`` ��5� Responses to Edwards et al.’s submission to the House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee Inquiry into the evidence-base for early years intervention (EY10039). Dennis thank you for so generously sharing your presentation! The Adverse Childhood Experiences study was ground-breaking in its recognition that childhood trauma impacts individuals across their lifespan. endobj A common criticism is that studies which claim to have identified ‘the problem’ tend to e x tr a p o l a te fr o m r e s e a r c h o n c l i n i c a l 29 0 obj Mary. Where is the whole-family approach? I just learned about the "Cinderella Phenomenon," I lived through it as the center of of my mother's hate. Such experiences can interfere with a person’s health, opportunities and stability throughout his or her lifetime—and can even affect future generations. For me, the great revelation of the study was how common these experiences are: stop pretending that it only happens to "those" folks. [Ad�Xd�T� �-�$c�X}?���f����e`�&���F`�' Your view is refreshing and honest. What does this mean? Be well and stay safe this... Great post, Chris, and your list is terrific. endobj I’m learned a lot from that list; have a new “watch list” and reading list! Responses to Edwards et al.’s submission to the House of Commons Science and Technology Select Committee Inquiry into the evidence-base for early years intervention (EY10039). Preventing ACEs (the "pair of ACEs" you mention) is a laudable goal, but the reality is that we see many adults who experienced ACEs in the past, and may continue to do so, and they need support and help now. 5/7/1811:00 AM. 25 0 obj Thank you Carey! We need to be creating change in all systems. x��][�$9r~�_q� ����Чgz��4������3��4sˬI! Thanks for sharing your presentation, Dennis! Further, all the systems that perpetuate trauma matter. trauma, childhood, Adverse Childhood Experiences, Community, parenting, ACEs, Current Visitors: 235 (2 members, 233 guests). I am so grateful for your insights and your wisdom, Robin. Like the airline directive to put our own oxygen mask on first if needed, before attending to the child's, we must take care of ourselves first, to then be effective to others. I have added it to my resource folder. ACES is its own color space designed to be independent of the display hardware. I see glimpses of it in discussions about child-parent psychotherapy, but then I see that the goal of this therapy is “returning the child to a normal developmental trajectory”. I'll be following all the amazing work you are doing. And the effects can add up over time. Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) are potentially traumatic events that occur before a child reaches the age of 18. The Adverse Childhood Experiences movement is an initiative to revolutionize national awareness, and understanding of the health impacts of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), and toxic stress, and to implement programs and protocols to prevent, recognize, and address them when they have occurred. ACEs are linked to chronic health problems, mental illness, and substance misuse in adulthood as well as decreased education and employment opportunities. Finally, you'll never receive email notifications about content they create or likes they designate for your content. It seems to me that the missing picture here is that we are not just silo-ing our treatment, we are silo-ing those we are treating. Plenty of traumatized people are in denial, but concern about helping their children might be a way in. Then we must tear those systems down, and re-build. %���� ... Martin accepts the ACES job and Mrs. DeSalvio retires. 12 December 2017. that problem could have with an A and a short kicker? As anyone who works in health, human services or education knows, people's issues rarely conform to the requirements of our agencies. I often read complaints by those who are working to forward the integration of ACEs science into health care that they are frustrated by the “silo” effect, with each physical and mental health specialty working separately instead of in coordination to address the impacts of trauma. It's not just in research though, it's true in the pediatrician's office, at conferences and even programs aimed at parents (which is mind-boggling mystifying). Is their development irrelevant? 24 0 obj How is the problem in the passage resolved? The majority of efforts are focused on prevention or early childhood intervention rather than treatment of the traumatized adult. Edwards, R. et al. %PDF-1.5 This means instituting a trauma informed framework in the inner-city school and the private school. We're sorry. Yes, Jane, I totally agree. All rights reserved. When we bring a community together to do this, from all sectors, we begin to bring what the newest research is telling us about resilience-- that is must be community based to truly be effective. Thanks for your post. Martin uses the phone and becomes overwhelmed with happiness. If we are not looking at creating change from an intersectional, social justice informed framework, we are just spouting the same bullshit that the privileged upper class have been spouting for eons, about how those poor mothers are responsible for all the evils of the world. �� us to think more broad;y and to move a heck of a lot faster. Community resilience is where the focus should be place, and community engagement with all sectors takes us there. If we are truly engaged in creating trauma-informed systems change, we need to be engaged from a whole family framework. 5/7/1811:00 AM. 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