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DHCS to Host Webinar Feb. 26 on ACEs Aware Initiative

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The Department of Health Care Services (DHCS) is hosting a live webinar from noon to 1 p.m. (PT) on Feb. 26 with California’s Surgeon General Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH. The webinar marks the first in a series and will provide an overview of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Aware initiative.

It will also cover:

  • Why providers should screen for ACEs
  • The Medi-Cal certification and payment process
  • Screening tools
  • Clinical protocols
  • Resources for providers

Through the initiative, Medi-Cal providers are now eligible to receive training, clinical protocols, additional resources as well as payment for screening children and adults for ACEs. For more information, visit; registration is available here.