Aces

Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs): Potentially traumatic events that can have negative, lasting effects on health and well-being. These experiences range from physical, emotional, or sexual abuse to parental divorce or the incarceration of a parent or guardian.

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Town Hall Forum:

The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences

April 19, 2017

Redding, California

Intro to ACEs – Wendy Dickens, First 5 Shasta

Heard About ACEs? – Andrew Deckert, MD, MPH, Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency, Public Health Branch

ACEs in Medical Settings – Patty Sand, MD, MPH, Shasta Community Health Center

Helping Families With ACEs – Dianna L. Wagner, Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency, Children’s Services Branch