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

Aust N Z J Psychiatry | SAGE Publications | 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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