Archive for March, 2017

Maltreatment and Abuse Chronology of Exposure (MACE) scale translations

March 18, 2017


Full scale, scoring spreadsheets and R scoring program are available here

Teicher MH, Parigger A. The ‘Maltreatment and Abuse Chronology of Exposure’ (MACE) Scale for the retrospective assessment of abuse and neglect during development. PLoS ONE 2015, 10(2): e0117423. doi:10.1371/journal.pone.0117423

Red Cap Implementation

Please contact: Diane (Xiaodan) Yan <XYAN4@MCLEAN.HARVARD.EDU>


Isele D, Teicher MH, Ruf-Leuschner M, Elbert T, Kolassa I-T, Schury K, Schauer M. KERF – ein Instrument zur umfassenden Ermittlung belastender Kindheitserfahrungen Erstellung und psychometrische Beurteilung der deutschsprachigen MACE (Maltreatment and Abuse Chronology of Exposure) Scale. Zeitschrift für Klinische Psychologie und Psychotherapie 2014, 43(2): 121–130.

Please contact: Dorothea Isele

Note – Dorothea has also developed a pediatric interview version


Portugese (Brazil)

Please contact: Rodrigo Grassi-Oliveira <>



Please contact: Elisabet Vilella Cuadrada  <>



Please contact: Roar Fosse <>



Please contact: Nikola Babić <>


In Progress

I believe that Laura Leenarts <> and team are working on French and Italian versions.


To all.  Please let me know if you’ve made or are working on a translation so I can provide an up-to-date listing.







Upcoming Presentations

March 15, 2017

November 14, 2017, Psychiatry & Society Distinguished Lecture, Royal Society of Medicine, London

November 10, 2017, Symposium – International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Chicago

Influence of Type and Timing of Adverse Childhood Experiences on Psychopathology and Brain Structure

June 30 – July 1, 2017, 18th EMDR Europe Conference, Hotel Catalonia Plaza, Barcelona, Spain

Childhood Maltreatment: Sensitive Exposure Periods and The Importance of Type and Timing of Abuse – Keynote

Childhood Abuse, Brain Development and Psychopathology – Workshop

June 7, 2017, Jaap Chrisstoffels Visiting Professorship, Amsterdam Medical Center, University of Amsterdam

Childhood Abuse, Brain Development and Psychopathology

June 3, 2017, European Society of Traumatic Stress Studies, Odense, Denmark.

Childhood Abuse, Brain Development and Psychopathology

June 1, 2017, Congrès International d’Addictologie de l’ALBATROS, 11th ALBATROS International Congress of Addictology, Hotel Novotel, Paris France

The Neurobiological Impact of Childhood Maltreatment and Substance Abuse

April 3, 2017, St. Catharines Golf and Country Club 70 Westchester Ave St. Catharines ON

Childhood Abuse, Brain Development, Psychopathology and Addictions

(Workshop 9 AM – 4:30 PM, contact Lori Gill –

March 25, 2017, Ulm Germany, UNICEF

The impact of psychological trauma in flight situations (9 AM – 10:30 Einstein-Hall congress center CCU)

March 23, 2017,  Ulm, Germany,  DGKJP Kongress

Short and long term consequences of childhood traumatization (9 AM – 10:30 Einstein-Hall congress center CCU)