Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Interface Training
What are adverse childhood experiences?
Adverse childhood experiences, or ACEs, are potentially traumatic events that occur in childhood (0-17 years). For example: experiencing violence, abuse, or neglect, witnessing violence in the home or community, having a family member attempt or die by suicide.
Also included are aspects of the child’s environment that can undermine their sense of safety, stability, and bonding, such as growing up in a household with: substance use problems, mental health problems, instability due to parental separation or household members being in jail or prison.
Join us for an in-depth discussion as we talk about ways to combat Adverse Childhood Experiences.
Date: February 24th, 2023
Time: 3:30 PM – 7:30 PM (EST)
Location: SENTARA OBICI HOSPITAL, Ground floor classrooms A/B
2800 Godwin Blvd Suffolk, VA 23434
Presented by: Tanetta Hassell and Vonda Warren Lilly
ACEs are common. About 61% of adults surveyed across 25 states reported they had experienced at least one type of ACE before age 18, and nearly 1 in 6 reported they had experienced four or more types of ACEs.
This training will:
- Help you to understand what Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are; plus, the impact and consequences they have on individuals and communities.
- Recognize the symptoms and behaviors of toxic stress.
- Learn strategies that build resilience in trauma-impacted individuals.