Trauma Informed System of Care
A continuum of coordinated care will be developed in Cabarrus County to address the need for appropriate screening, referral, assessment and mental health of children 2.5 – 5 years.
For more information, contact Ann Benfield at 704-933-8278 ext. 106.
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) threaten a child's safety or security. Also called "trauma or toxic stress," they are unpleasant, hurtful experiences. They cause health problems as an adult. If you ACEs as a child, you pass the effects onto your children.
Some Adverse Childhood Experiences include:
- Emotional abuse
- Physical abuse
- Sexual abuse
- Emotional neglect
- Physical neglect
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