Journal article

A Delphi study to identify intervention priorities to prevent the occurrence and reduce the impact of adverse childhood experiences

Berhe W Sahle, Nicola J Reavley, Amy J Morgan, Marie Bee Hui Yap, Andrea Reupert, Anthony F Jorm

AUSTRALIAN AND NEW ZEALAND JOURNAL OF PSYCHIATRY | SAGE PUBLICATIONS LTD | Published : 2021

Abstract

OBJECTIVE: There is a lack of a systematic, coordinated approach to reducing the occurrence and impact of adverse childhood experiences. Hence, identifying feasible intervention priorities in this field will help inform policy and reformation of ongoing service delivery. The objective of this study was to identify expert consensus-driven priority interventions for reducing the occurrence and impact of adverse childhood experiences in children under 8 years of age in the Australian context. METHODS: A three-round online Delphi survey was conducted to establish consensus on 34 interventions for adverse childhood experiences identified through a literature search. Six were general categories of..

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Funding Acknowledgements

The author(s) disclosed receipt of the following financial support for the research, authorship and/or publication of this article: This study is funded by NHMRC and Beyond Blue co-funded Centre of Research Excellence in Childhood Adversity and Mental Health (#1153419). The funders had no role in study design or preparation of this report.