ACEs

ACEs So, I have taken the ACE Survey and assessed the answers to my 10 questions – now what? The survey was the first step toward healing in my P3 Journey, because it helped me identify the experiences that took me off course at a critical stage in my life (adolescence).  After completing the survey,…

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ACEs Question #10 Did a household member go to prison? The final question in the ACEs Survey does not cover all the potential adverse childhood experiences.  However, this one is very significant. More than 2.7 million children in the U.S. have an incarcerated parent. That is 1 in 28 children.2  Approximately 10 million children…

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I was recently at a professional development session for teachers. The presenter, who I believe meant no harm in her statement, suggested that we just get over our own childhood trauma. She followed up by saying, “… your parents probably don’t remember anyway.” As I pondered this notion, questions flooded my mind: Should we just…

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