Please join us for an ACEs Aware Ventura County lecture series session with Dr. Sarah Hemmer, MD & Dr. Melissa Ruiz, MD, MPH.
REGISTER HERE to attend this LIVE free session or view on-demand.
Unit 2 Session 3: Decoding the ACE Screening Tools and Scores
Dr. Melissa Ruiz is a pediatrician at Pediatric Diagnostic Center in Ventura, CA., serves on the board of the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) District 9 as the Section on Early Career Physicians representative as well as the AAP District 9 Community Access to Child Health (CATCH) grant facilitator. Dr. Ruiz started her work around screening for ACES and social determinants of health in 2014 and is ecstatic to be part of this team that is moving this work forward to serve the families of Ventura County.
Dr. Sarah Hemmer is a pediatrician at the American Indian Health and Services, in Santa Barbara, California. After her time at Northwestern Medical School, she completed her residency at Children's Hospital Los Angeles and then moved to San Francisco where she worked as a pediatrician in an underserved community and began her Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) work with Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris. Dr. Hemmer served on the Santa Barbara Resiliency Project helping ACEs work become more widespread in Santa Barbara and she is now thrilled to be a part of ACEs Aware Ventura County.
In this session, attendees will learn:
- At least 5 categories of Adverse Childhood Experiences that are described in the PEARL screener.
- Phrasing you can use with patients who are low-risk, intermediate-risk, and high-risk for toxic stress.
- How to create a joint treatment plan in the prevention, identification, and treatment of toxic stress.
*All LIVE and on-demand trainings are available for CME credits, MOC Part II credits, AMA PRA Category I credits, and CE credits (must attend LIVE session) for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, LEPs, Psychologists, and Registered Nurses.
PHYSICIANS: This activity has been planned and implemented in accordance with the accreditation requirements and policies of the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME) through the joint providership of PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC and American Academy of Pediatrics - CA2. The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC is accredited by the ACCME to provide continuing medical education for physicians. The PeerPoint Medical Education Institute, LLC designates this live activity for a maximum of 12 AMA PRA Category 1 Credit(s)TM. Physicians should claim only the credit commensurate with the extent of their participation in the activity.
PSYCHOLOGISTS: ACEs Aware Ventura County is partnering with Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families to provide continuing education credit for attendees of the live lecture series sessions. Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families is approved by the American Psychological Association to sponsor continuing education for psychologists. Casa Pacifica Centers for Children & Families maintains responsibility for this program and its content. Continuing education credit is notavailable to those viewing pre-recorded workshops on-demand. For additional information, including full continuing education policies, please contact email@example.com.
LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs: ACEs Aware Ventura County is partnering with Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families to provide continuing education credit for attendees of the live lecture series sessions. Each session meets the qualifications for 1 hour of continuing education credit for LMFTs, LCSWs, LPCCs, and LEPs as required by the California Board of Behavioral Sciences. Casa Pacifica Centers for Children and Families is approved by the California Association of Marriage and Family Therapists to sponsor continuing education for LMFTs, LCSWs, LEPs, and LPCCs (Provider 016190). Continuing education credit is notavailable to those viewing pre-recorded workshops on-demand. For additional information, including full continuing education policies, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
NURSES: Provider approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing, Provider #CEP231 for 1 contact hour per session (12 total contact hours possible).
All presenters, planners, editors, or staff reported no relevant relationships with the following statement: “I, or an immediate family member, do not have at present, or within the last 12 months, nor anticipate having financial interest, arrangement or affiliation with any organizations that could be perceived as a real or apparent conflict of interest in context to the design, implementation, presentation, evaluation, etc. of CME Activities.”