Information designed for mental health providers.


ACES and Epigenetics – The Story Told Through Our Genes

ACES Study – Impact of Abuse and Dysfunction

Al-Anon Family Groups Fact Sheet for Professionals

An Asset Approach to Positive Community Change

Beyond ACEs – Building Hope & Resiliency in Iowa 2012-2014

Bullying & Trauma Facts

Child Abuse and Neglect – Risk and Protective Factors

Children’s MH-WB Committee Power Point Presentation Feb 2018

Child’s Mind Institute Website – Children’s Mental Health Report

Considerations When Providing MHFA to LGBTIQ+ Persons

Early Childhood Iowa 2018 Annual Report Growing Resilient Communities 2.0

FACTS SHEET – Homeless Students and Mental Health

FACTS SHEET – Students of Military Families and Mental Health

GLSEN Policy Recommendations for Schools to Support LGBTQ Students

Growing Resilient Communities 2.0

Helping Children Cope After a Traumatic Event

How Does Mental Health Affect Child Welfare

Iowa 2018 – Suicide Facts & Figures

Iowa Department of Human Services Children’s Mental Health Advisory Committee 2018

Iowa Department of Public Health – Healthy Iowans

Issue Brief 2015 – Approaches at the Intersection of School Disciple and School MH

Issue Brief 2015 – Special Considerations for Mental Health Services in Rural Schools

Issue Brief 2016 – Using Data to Improve Student Mental Health

Issue Brief – Suicide Prevention in Schools

Mental Health – A Path Forward

Mental Health Counseling in Schools – Waterloo Courier Article Dec 2017

Mental Health Data

Mental Health in the Cedar Valley Report

Mental Health Tool for Mangers

Preventing Suicide – A Toolkit for High Schools

Resiliency Wheel in Crisis Intervention

Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration

SAMHSA Health Homes Information

The 12 Core Concepts – Understanding Traumatic Stress Responses in Children & Families

Uniting for Suicide Prevention

WHITE PAPER – Early Care and Education Professional’s Guide to Toxic Stress

WHITE PAPER – Educator’s Guide to Addressing Toxic Stress

WHITE PAPER – Health Practitioner’s Guide to Addressing Toxic Stress

Upcoming Professional Development Opportunities:


Ongoing Professional Development Opportunities:

Adult Mental Health First Aid Classes

Central Iowa ACEs 360 Childbirth Education and Prenatal Provider Curriculum – Web-based training

Overview Mental Health First Aid Class

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