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2021 Rural ACEs Virtual 2-Day Summit (Day 1)

September 29 @ 9:00 am - 2:00 pm

About

The Rural Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Summit seeks to raise awareness of the disproportionately high rates of ACE scores in rural areas. Through the annual summit, NAC will:

  • Present the latest promising practices, research, and innovative approaches to addressing and preventing factors contributing to high ACEs.
  • Increase participant understanding of the effects of ACEs on individuals and communities leading to a more trauma-informed region.
  • Provide a platform for relationship building through dialogue and information sharing.
  • Provide both short-term and long-term solutions to addressing ACEs and the linkages to the Social Determinants of Health.

The Rural ACEs Summit is planned by NAC staff, and a multidisciplinary Steering Committee made of leaders from across the fields of health and domestic violence.

Featuring Dr. Chan Hellman, Director of the Hope Research Center; Fritzi Hortsman, from the Compassion Prison Project; as keynote speakers.  Invited speakers include: Dr. Nadine Burke Harris, California Surgeon General and more to come!

Summit Objectives:

• Raise awareness of the disparities as they relate to ACEs in rural regions
• Increase participant understanding of the effects of ACEs  on individuals and communities leading to a more trauma informed regions
• Provide a platform for relationship building through dialogue and information sharing geared to the unique challenges and barriers rural regions face to implement prevention interventions
• Provide both short-term and long-term solutions to  addressing ACEs and the linkages to the Social Determinants of Health through presentations and breakout sessions led by experts throughout the day.

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Details

Date:
September 29
Time:
9:00 am - 2:00 pm
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