Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Trauma Training

  • Friday, August 17, 2018
  • 8:30 AM - 4:30 PM
  • Pine Room, LifeWays Community Mental Health / 2179, 1200 N W Ave / Jackson, MI 49202
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Jackson County DHHS, LifeWays Community Mental Health, and Family Service and Children's Aid invite community members to attend this free training for community members who support folks that may have experienced childhood trauma.

Session Agenda

Facilitated by Zoe Lyons, Director Jackson County DHHS & Elizabeth Knoblauch, Director of Strategic Relations LifeWays Community Mental Health

8:30a - 12:30p 

Understanding Adverse Childhood Experience - Building Self-Healing Communities

[Break for lunch on your own]

1:30p - 4:30p

Resilience - The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Training is designed to help you develop the unique skill set needed to support individuals who have experienced adverse childhood experiences and traumatic events.  Researchers have recently discovered a dangerous biological syndrome caused by abuse and neglect during childhood. As the new documentary Resilience reveals, toxic stress can trigger hormones that wreak havoc on the brains and bodies of children, putting them at a greater risk for disease, homelessness, prison time, and early death. While the broader impacts of poverty worsen the risk, no segment of society is immune. Resilience also chronicles the dawn of a movement that is determined to fight back. Trailblazers in pediatrics, education, and social welfare are using cutting-edge science and field-tested therapies to protect children from the insidious effects of toxic stress—and the dark legacy of a childhood that no child would choose.

Additional Dates:

Wednesday, June 13, 8:00a - 4:00p

Monday, July 23, 8:00a - 4:00p

Wednesday, September 26, 8:00a - 4:00p

Monday, October 15, 8:00a - 4:00p

Friday, November 9, 8:30a - 4:30p

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2800 Springport Rd.
Jackson, MI 49202
Phone: (517) 796-4750

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