Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) (August 30, 2023)
This program will educate newly hired staff about Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACESs), a type of childhood trauma that deeply impacts the overwhelmingly majority of the patients we serve at Crossing Healthcare, spanning across disciplines.
This activity is appropriate for the following audiences:
- Social Workers
- Behavioral Health Providers
Upon completion of this activity, participants should be able to do the following:
- Understand ACEs and implications for the patient population
- Administer the ACEs screening tool
- Understand a patient's likelihood of poor health outcomes and increased likelihood of disease based on their ACEs score
- Educate patients and their families and model treatment to best fit their needs
Weitzman Institute Disclosure Statement
It is the policy of the Weitzman Institute to ensure that Continuing Education (CE) activities are independent and free of commercial bias. To ensure educational content is objective, balanced, and guarantee content presented is in the best interest of its learners' and the public, the Weitzman Institute requires that everyone in a position to control educational content disclose all financial relationships with ineligible companies within the prior 24 months. An ineligible company is one whose primary business is producing, marketing, selling, re-selling or distributing healthcare products used by or on patients. Examples can be found at accme.org.
Faculty participating in a Weitzman Institute-sponsored activity must disclose to the planning committee and audience all financial or other relationship(s) with ineligible companies.
No faculty disclosed a relevant financial relationship for this program.
In support of improving patient care, this activity was planned and implemented by Crossing Healthcare and Moses/Weitzman Health System Inc. and its Weitzman Institute and is jointly accredited by the Accreditation Council for Continuing Medical Education (ACCME), the Accreditation Council for Pharmacy Education (ACPE), and the American Nurses Credential Center (ANCC) to provide continuing education for the healthcare team.
By completing this activity, you provide Moses/Weitzman Health System Inc. the permission to share completion data with the ACCME and the certifying board(s).
- 1.50 ACE/ASWBThrough Joint Accreditation Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide Association of Social Work Boards (ASWB) credit to social workers at its activities.
- 1.50 ANCCThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Nurses Credentialing Center (ANCC) nursing credit to nurses at its activities.
- 1.50 APAThrough Joint Accreditation, Moses/Weitzman Health Center, Inc./Weitzman Institute is able to provide American Psychological Association (APA) credit to psychologists at its activities.
- 1.50 Participation Hour(s)If you are not able to utilize any of the above credit types, you are able to download an unaccredited Participation Certificate for your records.
Enroll in the activity Introduction to Adverse Childhood Experiences and then register for the session that you attended to claim your credit and download your certificate.
This online activity requires use of a device connected to the Internet, such as a computer tablet or mobile device.