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Webinar: The Adverse Childhood Experiences Awareness Initiative Unveiling



SAVE THE DATE
ACEs Aware Website Launch
Live Webinar Discussion with
California Surgeon General
Dr. Nadine Burke Harris

Date: Wednesday, December 4, 2019
Tine: 12:15 p.m. - 1:00 p.m.

Join a live webinar with California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris and Dr. Karen Mark Medical Director, Department of Health Care Services for a Medi-Cal provider introduction to the new ACEs Aware Initiative and the www.ACEsAware.org website.

The Office of the California Surgeon General and the Department of Health Care Services (DHCS), in the first public unveiling of the initiative, will host a live webinar to share details of the new ACEs Aware Initiative for Medi-Cal providers on Wednesday, December 4, 2019 at 12:15 p.m., PT.

During the webinar, California Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris and Dr. Karen Mark, Medical Director for DHCS, will share the approach for creating curriculum and training to prepare providers to screen for Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and respond with trauma informed care. They will issue a call to action for Medi-Cal providers to join in the launch of this unprecedented initiative and share details about the larger strategy to ensure that all California communities are ACEs Aware.

Additionally, Dr. Burke Harris and Dr. Mark will explain how providers, beginning January 1, 2020, can collect payment for conducting ACEs screenings with their Med-Cal patients.

We invite you to join this inaugural ACEs Aware event. Don't wait, register today!

For questions or comments, please email the ACEs Aware team.

Register for Webinar


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