ACE Grant Blog

ACEs: A Second Chance?

October 30, 2017

Authored By Rick...

Help us share your "Master Trainer" story

October 18, 2017

The Michigan ACE Initiative is training individuals who work in fields that address trauma in children. Our Master Trainers bring excitement, energy and drive to this initiative and help make our efforts worthwhile—they will be...

Key terms to know (and understand) as we discuss ACEs

September 15, 2017

The State of Michigan recently enhanced the website that provides information about the effects of trauma and toxic stress and ways to decrease...

Schedule of “Resilience” documentary screenings in Michigan

September 15, 2017

Don’t miss your chance to see the award-winning documentary RESILIENCE: THE BIOLOGY OF STRESS & THE SCIENCE OF HOPE. This film chronicles the birth of a new movement among pediatricians, therapists,...

Resources to help young adults in foster care apply (and succeed) in college

August 24, 2017

The college application process is difficult for many high school students. For a child in the foster care system who has suffered through any number of ACEs, an already daunting experience can seem nearly impossible.


Listen to Rick Murdock discuss ACEs and food insecurity on 'Food for Thought'

August 22, 2017

How are Adverse Childhood Experiences and food insecurity related?