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ACEs Screening Review Simulations

Below are two videos sharing a simulation of a physician reviewing the results of an ACEs screening with a parent, one that is not informed by the HOPE framework and another that utilizes the HOPE framework. HOPE Director Robert Sege…

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How Did the Pandemic Affect Child Abuse?

History has shown that financial stress increases rates of child abuse. As millions lost their jobs in 2020, experts feared for the worst. Listen to this episode of Radio Health Journal where Dr. Robert Sege and Ashley Rapp, an Epidemiologist…

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HOPE in Faith Communities Toolkit

Faith communities are in a unique position to promote Positive Childhood Experiences (PCEs) for children, youth, and families. Lifelong engagement, access to the whole family, programming, consistent contact, and outreach during traumatic times and their aftermath. At HOPE National Resource…

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Virtual HOPE Family Library

The resources below are virtual libraries. They contain links to virtual book readings directly from YouTube. It is a wonderful opportunity to pause with your children and listen to heartwarming stories together. This practice can help build strong relationships.

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Child Physical Abuse Did Not Increase During the Pandemic

HOPE suggests that providers identify, celebrate, and promote positive childhood experiences. In this paper, published in the American Medical Association’s journal, JAMA Pediatrics, Bob Sege and Allison Stephens do just that. Polls and the HOPE NRC’s experiences have identified how…

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Moments of HOPE

HOPE begins with a shift in mindset that calls on each of us to identify, celebrate, and promote individual and family strengths in each moment. This resource, Moments of HOPE, shares examples of how HOPE can be integrated into existing…

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