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Health issues impact both the quality of life of our citizens and the effectiveness of our workforce. The State Chamber of Oklahoma Research Foundation studies key metrics related to the health of our citizens and the accessibility of our health care services.



Issue Brief: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Informed Care

Issue Brief: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Trauma Informed Care

November 01, 2018

If you’ve been listening to the discussion between leaders in healthcare or education recently, chances are you’ve come upon two acronyms, ACEs and TIC. ACEs stands for Adverse Childhood Experiences and refers to traumatic experiences that children experience which may affect them into adulthood. TIC refers to Trauma Informed Care, a developing method of adapting healthcare and education strategies for children who have experienced trauma in order to mitigate the impact that ACEs may have on their development both during childhood and later in life.