Each week you will be given a prompt to write a reflective journal assignment that will allow you to investigate areas for clinical preparation in psychiatric mental health. The reflective journal should abide by APA writing standards, include a minimum of one reference in APA format, and be a minimum of 250 words.
Review video about Adverse Childhood Experience
Estimated Time to Complete: 16 minutes
Review the article related to the ACEs study:
- Hilgen Bryan, R., DNP, AGNP. (2019, February 01). Getting to why: Adverse childhood experiences’ impact on adult health (Links to an external site.). The Journal for Nurse Practitioners, 15(2), p. 153-157. https://www.npjournal.org/article/S1555-4155(18)30843-2/fulltext
Review Tool Kit:
- Aces Aware. (2020). Provider toolkit (Links to an external site.). State of California Department of Health Care Services. https://www.acesaware.org/heal/provider-toolkit/
What are the main components of trauma-informed care and why is the ACEs model of screening so important in primary care and psychiatric mental health care for ALL patients? Discuss the ACEs instrument tool as it related to clinical practice.