THE CHILD MAY NOT REMEMBER, BUT THE BODY REMEMBERS.
Jackson County DHHS, LifeWays Community Mental Health, and Family Services and Children's Aid invite community members to attend this FREE training for community members who support folks that may have experienced childhood trauma.
Facilitated by Zoe Lyons, Director Jackson County DHHS & Bob Powell, CEO Family Service and Children's Aid
9:00a - 4:00p
Understanding Adverse Childhood Experience - Building Self-Healing Communities
Resilience - The Biology of Stress & the Science of Hope
[Around Noon - You will break for lunch on your own]
This presentation on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) will educate the audience on how ACEs affect our population. The science and research shows that children who experience abuse, neglect and/or household dysfunction, collectively known as ACEs, may face a life of risky health and social behaviors, chronic health conditions, low life potential and even early death, without intervention. The presentation also includes information on brain development, epigenetics, ACEs, potential interventions, and how to build resilience in the lives and communities.
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