Addressing Barriers

Despite research pointing to the feasibility and acceptability of ACEs screening, rates of this practice remain low.

Research also points to, and validates the experience many of us have felt in trying to move this practice forward. Some of the challenges that have been named in research are related to knowledge, capacity, and contextual factors affecting providers and patients, including:

The NPPC will actively address these challenges through information dissemination, training and coaching, sharing resources, and informing the broader field of needed research, resource, and policy advances based on our collective learning.