Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are forms of chronic stress and trauma that accumulate over time. They can even be relatively common. However, ACEs disproportionately impact children spending time in the foster care system. Building resilience in children and in their caregivers is the answer! Please reference our Mental Health, Trauma and Grief & Loss pages for more resources.

“Our children are not broken, instead they are contending with toxic dosages of adversity.” ~Dr. Nadine Burke-Harris, author of The Deepest Well, available in ORPARC's library


Recommended Books & Articles

ACEs-related Materials in ORPARC's library - please also reference Trauma-related Materials

Videos & Podcasts