Adverse Childhood Experiences Resources
- Veto Violence
VetoViolence is a source of trainings, tools, and resources for violence prevention professionals. The site features interactive tools and trainings designed to help practitioners stop violence before it begins.
- ACE Study Infographic
Visual, interactive representation of data from the 1995-1997 CDC-Kaiser Permanente study on Adverse Childhood Experiences prevalence and relationship to health outcomes.
- ACEs Snapshot
Interactive tool that provides insight into how ACEs can be prevented and how to minimize negative effects.
- Veto Violence Facebook Page
Connect with VetoViolence on Facebook, where you can watch videos, post comments, and more. VetoViolence is the CDC’s online violence prevention portal.
- Case Studies
The state case studies provide detailed descriptions of how selected states have valued and used ACE data to inform their child abuse and neglect prevention efforts.
- Learning from Oklahoma’s Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Story [PDF 265KB]
Highlights Oklahoma’s efforts to use their ACE data to inform their state’s prevention actions, as well as next steps in preventing child abuse and neglect.
- Learning from Washington’s Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Story [PDF 231KB]
Highlights how Washington supported state-level ACE data collection, how data were used to inform prevention efforts, and provides examples of the state’s next steps in preventing abuse and neglect.
- Learning from Wisconsin’s Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Story [PDF 275KB]
Describes how Wisconsin utilized their ACE data to provide a platform to increase support for evidence-based strategies that promote protective factors.
- Select Journal Articles
This is a sample of selected ACE-related journal articles. A systematic review of the literature is encouraged for a more comprehensive list of publications.
- Safe, Stable, Nurturing Relationships Panel Supplement
This is a special supplement of the Journal of Adolescent Health that presents four longitudinal studies on intergenerational patterns of violence. Studies investigated the role of safe, stable, nurturing relationships (SSNRs) and social contexts in the lives of children and their caregivers.
- Essentials for Childhood
This document proposes strategies that communities can consider to promote the types of relationships and environments that help children grow up to be healthy and productive citizens. These citizens, in turn, will help build stronger and safer families and communities for their children.
- Presentation Graphics
This page contains graphics that can be incorporated into presentations on ACEs.
- Administration for Children and Families’ Children’s Bureau’s prevention page
This page provides resources to support child abuse and neglect programs, researchers, and monitoring systems.