Adverse childhood experiences (ACE) can be retrospectively assessed in adults, ideally before the onset of the diseases under study. There are existing ACE instruments, or attempts to refine these instruments could be undertaken within All of Us.
Black Therapists Rock engages over 19,000 psychotherapists who work with vulnerable populations. We have noticed a correlation of improved health outcomes in clients who have utilized Internal Family Systems (IFS), a psychotherapy model that focuses on healing the emotional wounds developed in childhood. We wish to expand upon this data, by employing more therapists to use this model, while advocating/recruiting participants... more »
A history of ACEs has been linked to numerous adverse physical and behavioral health conditions, many of them chronic. Individuals experiencing adversity (trauma) can be difficult to engage in preventative care or needed treatment. By creating safe and welcoming environments, policies, and practice, TIC is an approach to service delivery that seeks to improve engagement and satisfaction. Short term outcomes likely reflect... more »
Adverse childhood experiences (ACE; abuse, neglect) are not uncommon and are associated with increased risk of developing a range of chronic diseases in adulthood (e.g., cardiovascular, cancer, etc.). This has mainly been studied in white middle-class populations. Less is known whether ACEs similarly impact racial/ethnic minorities. Cross-sectional design with retrospective ACE report and longitudinal design for long-term... more »