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How the Resources Center works

Welcome to the Resources Center!

As of October 2016, we are launching this new version. We think that it's a skeleton of its future self, i.e., we'll be adding more categories and more information to each category.

Our goal is to make this useful, but not so chock full of content that you don't know where to start. In other words, we’re curating carefully, not cataloging. 

A couple of important points about our approach: We believe that any trauma-informed/resilience-building program -- no matter whom it's for -- should start with the foundation of adverse childhood experiences science, which includes:

  1. the epidemiology of adverse childhood experiences (the ACE Study and expanded ACE surveys),
  2. the neurobiology of toxic stress caused by ACEs (especially the effects on a child's developing brain),
  3. the health consequences of toxic stress (especially as an adult),
  4. the epigenetic consequences of toxic stress (how the effects of ACEs are passed on from generation to generation),
  5. resilience research, which shows that the brain is plastic and the body wants to heal.

Also, please note that for specific sectors, we're creating resources in those sectors' interest groups. For example, to find resources in education, you'll be directed to the lists in the ACEs in Education group. We're in the process of overhauling our interest-based groups, so resources for juvenile justice, child welfare, etc., will be added in the coming weeks. 

We have set this up so that ACEsConnection members can add resources. That's the way this resource will grow and will be most useful for everyone. If you want to add something to a particular list, make sure you're a member of this Resources Center group (scroll down until you see About this Group in the right navigation bar, and click on Join). Then just add your resource in a comment at the bottom of that list. We'll review and, if it's useful and in the right place, we'll include it. 

For some of the categories, such as training and staff development, we know that in the not-too-distant-future, there will be many more programs available than we can keep up with. So, we will be adding a series of questions for you to ask -- a consumer's guide, if you will -- to give you starting point for evaluating if a program or service or practice is right for you.   

And if you have any suggestions for the Resources Center overall, please add them here in the comments section. We'll be adding new categories -- such as handouts, elevator pitches, MOUs, etc. -- soon. If you want something that you don't see, please let us know.

We want this Resources Center to be as useful as possible. 

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Surveillance for at risk districts will apprehend predator adult teachers ensuring prompt removal from the presence of children students , it will help identify victims and provide access to trauma medical care and resources.   Those concerns with surveillance being used by predators for other uses that s what the internet crimes against children police job.   Surveillance will protect the School District Accountability as well as integrity.   In the case of Berea City School District it will also help repair the Great Violations of public trust that it imposed on the families from the 70s and 80s who are also alot of the same families of present students.   Everytime the school district doesnt have to be transparent and accountable I believe the whole communities of the district are multigenerationally retraumatized.   Schools are literally in many cases caused many sicknesses and continue reteaching substandism and predatorialism via state policies and the unconscious bias of those in authority to report.. I am an adult survivor for 30 plus years of this district.  I have been reporting since 1984 and recovered under ohio mental health services over those years.  Why did the mental health services never report to the state or take any steps to discipline the district...Adult screenings of these families and district are key to opening discovery and allowing for recoveries of the District and All its students and families.   


I am looking for resources to help students and families of public school districts institutional child sex abuse by predator teacher . Many of  The present students families have been groomed and conditioned to silence back as far as the 1970s .  Epidemics of oppression are still prevelant in the school districts communities and protective services.. Most of the community literally can not speak about it and are living under oppression of the partially tyrannical Cuyahoga County Ohio as well as the predatorial practices of the school district .  Brick and mortar public schools are in dire need of ACE Screening .   The toxic exposure of the curriculum is systematically and multigenerationally harming its own.  Alongside unconscious bias to reporting by those in authority of the school district as well as the police departments affiliated with the school district and the cities that houses it s schools..  Its documented .   Its very real that public schools meet the criteria for abuses, neglects , and diseases.   Not safe for children students in education.     Thank you 


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