The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and Juvenile Justice

Written by Dr. Nicole M. Vienna

June 1, 2021

Adverse Childhood Experiences, known as ACEs, was a term that originated in a groundbreaking study (known as the ACE study) in 1995 by the Centers for Disease Control (CDC) and Kaiser Permanente, a health care organization in California. It is one of the largest investigations of childhood abuse and neglect, and how it affects later-life health and wellbeing (, 2021). ACEs are potentially traumatic events......
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