Free May 1 presentation on The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study with Dr. Robert F. Anda

Saturday, April 13, 2013

Robert F. Anda MD, MS
will speak in Shoreline
Free presentation with Robert Anda MD, MS, Senior Scientific Consultant to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) in Atlanta:

The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study
How Traumatic Childhood Experiences Shape our Brains and Lives

Wednesday, May 1, 11:30am to 4:00pm (includes lunch and a local panel) at the Shoreline Conference Center, 18560 1st Ave NE, Shoreline Room (north end of conference center), Shoreline 98155.

Learn about the groundbreaking ACE study which demonstrated the association between traumatic childhood experiences (i.e. child abuse, neglect, and family dysfunction) and later-life health and well-being.

The presenter, Dr. Robert F. Anda, emphasizes that many of those with ACEs are resilient and adaptable, able to change behaviors and overcome toxic experiences that have affected them over the years.

Pre-registration is required by Friday, April 26, 2013. Space is limited so you are encouraged to register early. The presentation will be videotaped and attendees will be asked to sign a waiver at the door.

This event is sponsored by:

  • State of Washington Department of Social and Health Services’ Division of Behavioral Health and Recovery
  • King County Department of Community and Human Services’ Alcohol and Other Drug Prevention Program
  • King County Department of Community and Human Services’ Community Organizing Program

If you have any questions or need assistance with registering, contact:

Paula Matthysse, Outreach Director
Eastside Community Network


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