Communicating About ACEs with Patients and Families

Wednesday, April 17, 2019
12:00 PM

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Communicating About ACEs with Patients and Families

Presenters: Leena Singh, DrPH, MPH & Karissa Luckett, RN, MSW

Objectives:

  • Review of Science behind Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Toxic Stress
  • Discuss rationale for ACEs screening
  • Provide examples of conversation starters related to trauma and ACEs
  • Review Maslow's Hierarchy of Needs
  • Review Prochaska's Readiness to Change theory
  • Discuss Motivational Interviewing and Anticipatory Guidance techniques
  • Provide examples of tools and resources to help facilitate conversation around ACEs and identify patient willingness and needs

Last Updated: 04/03/19