CE Credit

Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences through Trauma-Informed Care

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Welcome to the training on Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences through Trauma-Informed Care provided by the Texas Health and Human Services Commission (HHSC) and the Texas Department of State Health Services (DSHS).

Credit hours: 1.25 CE

Goal

The goal of this module is to equip Texas Health Steps providers and other health-care professionals to recognize adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), the resulting trauma and toxic stress, screen for health consequences and provide culturally sensitive trauma-informed care for children and adolescents.

Target Audience

Texas Health Steps providers and other interested health-care professionals.

Specific Learning Objectives

After completing the activities of this module, you will be able to:

  1. Specify the nature of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), their impact on short- and long-term health and the providers’ role in addressing them.
  2. Apply ethical guidelines for reporting suspected abuse and neglect.
  3. Assess the steps required to provide culturally effective and equitable trauma-informed care to children, adolescents and caregivers affected by ACEs.

Please note this module expires on 4/23/2024.

This module was released on 4/23/2021.

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