Project Overview

With support from the Colorado Health Foundation, the Colorado Association for School-Based Health Care will support 14 school-based health centers in seven communities on the Western Slope to identify children and adolescents impacted by ACEs and provide advanced training for clinicians to implement trauma-specific therapies known to increase resilience and reduce risk behaviors.

Project Outcomes
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Screen middle and high school youths for ACEs and resilience with iPad application

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Augment provider capacity to treat and build resilience in youth affected by trauma

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Increase youth and community awareness about trauma

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Mechanism by Which Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Influence Health and Well-Being Throughout the Lifespan. Learn more about ACEs here.

For more information about Responding to ACEs on the Western Slope, contact Christy Boland.