How collaboration helps clinic in San Mateo County, CA, tackle ACEs in children.
Article by Laurie Udesky, ACEs Connection Staff
Dr. Elizabeth Grady is a pediatrician at the South San Francisco Clinic, a community clinic of San Mateo Medical Center. She and Susana Flores, a senior public health nurse with San Mateo County Health, spoke with me about how the clinic and other health agencies in San Mateo have been able to craft ways to work together to prevent and heal toxic stress in children. Grady also talked about how she and Flores have been working with the Resilient Beginnings Collaborative (RBC), a group of seven SF Bay Area clinics who’ve been integrating practices based on ACEs science. Flores supervises public health nurses and community workers in some of the County’s home visiting programs. This is the second in a series about RBC participants in the Resilient Beginnings Collaborative…