Essentials for Childhood Initiative One-Pager (PDF). This document is intended for stakeholders and members of the public and was designed to describe the Essentials for Childhood (EfC) Initiative, the mission, vision, primary focus areas, and how the Initiative's coalition and five subcommittees function.
California Child Wellbeing Coalition e-Guide (PDF). This digital resource intended to support state and local public health programs, child-serving systems, non-profits, and philanthropic organizations that are interested in collaborating with organized groups at the local-level who are working to achieve child wellbeing through policy, systems, and environmental (PSE) change. The e-Guide is intended to be a living document and does provide an exhaustive list of all coalitions in California; if you have any questions, concerns, or suggested updates, please contact the EfC Initiative Project Team at: email@example.com.
Coping with Stress During the COVID-19 Pandemic. This material is intended for Californian families experiencing the severe economic consequences resulting from novel coronavirus, COVID-19, and shares resources and offers supportive information on ways Californians can take care of themselves and their families during the pandemic. This resource was created in partnership with ACEs Connection, and the Yolo County Children's Alliance and is available in English (PDF coming soon) and Spanish (PDF); both versions are ADA compliant.
Adverse Childhood Experiences Data Report: Behavioral Risk Factor Surveillance System (BRFSS), 2011-2017: An Overview of Adverse Childhood Experiences in California (PDF). The purpose of this resource is to report state and county prevalence of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in California; describe ACEs-related geographic and demographic disparities; and to offer details on the impact of ACEs on mental health, behavior, and chronic disease This data report was created in partnership by the University of California, Davis.
Trauma-Informed Nutrition: Recognizing the Relationship between Adversity, Chronic Disease, and Nutritional Health. This factsheet is intended for Registered Dietitians (RDs) and was designed to support and describe the connection between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), the impacts of trauma and its relationship to chronic disease, and trauma-informed nutrition practices. This factsheet was developed through a collaborative partnership with CDPH's Nutrition Education Obesity Prevention Branch (NEOPB).
Preventing Violence in California Volume 1: The Role of Public Health (PDF). This report provides an introduction to the complex and multifaceted issue of violence and a high level overview of the public health role and approach to violence prevention. This report was developed by CDPH's Violence Prevention Initiative.
The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention Division of Violence Prevention released a new technical package in September 2019 for preventing adverse childhood experiences (ACEs). Preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Leveraging the Best Available Evidence is available online now from the CDC's website.
Connecting the Dots, a violence prevention website created by the CDC offers resources about using shared risk and protective factors to prevent multiple forms of violence and a number of other tools to support those working to prevent violence in thinking strategically about coordinating responses.
The California Parent and Youth Helpline provides support and resource referrals to parent and youth during the current COVID-19 pandemic, 7-days a week from 8:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m. Call or text 1-855-4APARENT (855-427-2736) for services in English, Spanish and other languages.