Friday, April 12, 2013

Free training about Adverse Childhood Experiences Study

Free! The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study: How Traumatic Childhood Experiences Shape our Brains and Lives

Speaker: Robert F. Anda, MD, MS, Senior Scientific Consultant, Centers for Disease Control & Prevention

Two options for participation:

1) Wednesday, May 1, 11:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m., Shoreline Conference Center -- Click here for more information and to register.

2) Wednesday, May 1, 6:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m., Blackriver Training and Conference Center, Renton -- Click here for more information and to register.

Learn about the groundbreaking ACE study which demonstrated the association between traumatic childhood experiences (i.e. child abuse, neglect, and family dysfunction) and later-life health and well-being. Dr. Anda, emphasizes that many of those with ACEs are resilient and adaptable, able to change behaviors and overcome toxic experiences that have affected them over the years.

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