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Strengths and Barriers in Implementing the ACE Screening Tool in Tribal, Urban Indian, and Rural Settings

Description
Report examining barriers to the implementation of consistent Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) screening in rural, tribal, and urban Indian clinics through the California Medi-Cal ACES Aware program. Describes barriers and recommendations related to issues of addressing resiliency, administering screening during a crisis, potential to trigger trauma or other sensitivity in the patient, and cultural appropriateness based on 12 key informant interviews.
Author(s)
Becky Garrow, Maureen Wimsatt
Date
06/2021
Type
Document
Organization
ACEs Aware
Tagged as
Abuse and violence · American Indian or Alaska Native · Health screening · Mental health · Stress and stress disorders · California