ACEs Science Webinars

ACEs Science

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Prevention, September 22, 2016
Description: This webinar addresses the role of ACEs as a contributor to developing problem behaviors during adolescence and adulthood. Learn more about:

  • Defining ACEs and their relationship with the social determinants health, trauma, and health inequities;
  • Understanding the impact of ACEs on SUD
  • Selecting data sources that identify vulnerable populations at higher risks for ACEs; and
  • Utilizing prevention strategies to address ACEs

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Presenters: Paul Nolfo
Sponsor: Center for Applied Research Solutions (CARS), Community Prevention Initiative (CPI)

Beyond ACEs, January 13, 2016
Description: The National Crittenton Foundation highlights topline findings of the 2014 administration of the ACE survey at 18 Crittenton agencies in 16 states.

Presenters: The National Crittenton Foundation
Sponsor: ASCEND at the Aspen Institute

How Toxic Stress Impacts California’s Children, Families & Communities, October 9, 2014
Description: New scientific discoveries about the lifelong impacts of adverse childhood experiences shed light on the intergenerational benefits of home visiting. This presentation is aimed at people working with young children and families and anyone interested in parenting and child development.

Presenters: Ted Lempert and Dr. Ben Rubin, Children Now; Dr. Karen Hill, Center for Youth Wellness;  and Milena Blake, Californians for Safety and Justice
Sponsor: Pro-Kid

Resilience

Adverse Childhood Experiences and Evidence-Based Home Visiting, June 16, 2011
Description: New scientific discoveries about the lifelong impacts of adverse childhood experiences shed light on the intergenerational benefits of home visiting. This presentation is aimed at people working with young children and families and anyone interested in parenting and child development.

Presenters: Kath Carson, Public Health - Seattle and King County; Laura Porter, Washington State Family Policy Council
Sponsor: Northwest Center for Public Health Practice

Trauma-Informed Care of Immigrant and Refugee Children, November 16, 2016
Description: The effects of trauma on immigrant children is examined. This webinar discusses mental health screening of immigrant children, reviews approaches to build resilience and health trauma, and offers insight on effective utilization of health care services to meet the unique needs of immigrants.

Presenters: Dr. Andrea Green and Cathy Kelley from the Pediatric New American Clinic at the University of Vermont Children’s Hospital
Sponsor: National Health Collaborative on Violence and Abuse; AAP Immigrant Health Special Interest Group

Performing Power: Trauma, Control, and the Pressures of Masculinity, September 14, 2016
Description: This webinar delves into the way people, particularly men, internalize beliefs around gender and how the pressures of performing masculinity interact with feelings of self-esteem, shame, control, and coping with trauma. Connections between masculinity and violence will be explored, including strategies for creating safe and healing spaces for all people that acknowledge intersectional identities, struggle, and resilience.

Presenters: Ricky Baccare, LSW, Healing Hurt People - Philadelphia, Center for Nonviolence & Social Justice
Sponsor: Healing Justice Alliance.

Preventing and Mitigating the Effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) by Building Community Capacity and Resilience: The ACEs Public –Private Initiative Cross-Site Evaluation Findings, July 14, 2016
Description: This webinar presents final findings of the newly completed ACES Public Private Initiative (APPI) evaluation. This evaluation examined efforts of 5 Washington state communities to reduce toxic stress due to ACEs, build resilience among youth, and improve child and adult well-being. The full report can be found here. All other webinar materials can be found here.

Presenters: Peter Pecora, Natalya Verbitsky-Savitz, and Margaret Hargreaves, APPI
Sponsor: Mathematica Policy Research and Community Science 

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