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Responding to Adverse Childhood Experiences – The Role of Assessing Childhood Development

Last month, the National Network to End Family Homelessness shared resources on how to respond to adverse childhood experiences (ACE’s) through primary prevention strategies. In upcoming publications, we share approaches that center exposure mitigation and treatment. Here we focus specifically on the importance of assessing childhood development as a necessary step in supporting children with [...]

By |2018-10-29T10:46:14-04:00October 29th, 2018|Best Practices|0 Comments

Responding to Adverse Childhood Experiences

Best Practices Responding to Adverse Childhood Experiences Earlier this summer The National Network to End Family Homelessness disseminated screening tools for for childhood trauma [1] that focused on adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) [2]. While screening for traumatic exposure is critical, providers also need tools to support children with high ACE scores. In this brief, we offer an [...]

By |2018-09-18T08:57:11-04:00September 18th, 2018|Best Practices|0 Comments

Addressing Childhood Trauma: Screening for Traumatic Exposure

Screening for Traumatic Exposure We've previously shared various materials related to trauma, its impact on neurological and behavioral functioning, and strategies to support clients with significant trauma exposure. This month, we shift our focus to childhood trauma. Related to this topic, we are sharing some screening tools for assessing adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) among the children [...]

By |2018-06-22T14:44:40-04:00June 22nd, 2018|Best Practices, Uncategorized|0 Comments

The Homeless Children and Youth Act (HCYA): Assessing Vulnerability

In January, The National Network to End Family Homelessness highlighted how the HCYA aligns the US Department of Housing and Urban Development’s (HUD) definition of homelessness with provider experience, data, and research. We also looked at how the HCYA impacts your work as a provider[1]. This month, we focus on the issue of vulnerability and [...]

By |2018-05-14T14:22:24-04:00May 14th, 2018|Policy Alerts|0 Comments