As we identify or develop resources that we find valuable to our work, we are committed to sharing them with others.

These resources are useful in helping prevent and address childhood adversity and toxic stress, and in promoting healing. Additional resources for educators and school staff are available here.

Caregivers Toolkit for Ages 0-5​

Developed by ACE Resource Network and American Society for the Positive Care of Children (American SPCC), this toolkit for parents and caregivers of babies and young children is unique in its framework around the lasting impacts our own childhood experiences may have on us. “We All Have a Number Story: Your Child’s First Chapters” explores how our little ones may be affected by our own childhoods, how their early years count, and how we can help provide a strong start for our kids and families even through tough times and challenging situations.
Part One of this toolkit provides information on addressing and preventing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), childhood adversity, and toxic stress. Part Two spans the development and positive parenting of babies and children ages 0 to 5, during the most critical stages of early development.

Roadmap to Resilience

From the Executive Summary: “This report highlights the exciting work happening across California to recognize and respond to ACEs and toxic stress as a public health crisis. It also serves as a roadmap for other states or nations to replicate and innovate from California’s experiences… While much work lies ahead, this California Surgeon General’s report on ACEs and toxic stress provides a framework for shared understanding, shared language, and a shared vision with which state and local leaders can align cross-sector efforts for prevention, early detection, and effective intervention.”

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