Addressing the "C" in ACEs: Combatting the Nation’s Silent Crisis

Webinar //

Date:

May 03 2021, 1:00 PM - 5:00 PM EST

Description

This APHA roundtable webinar on Adverse Childhood Experiences, or ACEs, convened experts to share knowledge and best practices on preventing and responding to ACEs through a resilient and equitable framework. The webinar also highlighted the exigency for capacity-building to combat adverse childhood experiences and improve health. 

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Webinar transcript (PDF)

Webinar Speakers:

Hector Alcala, Danny Avula, Wendy Ellis, Josephine Kim, Taryn Morrissey, Michele Okoh, Dana Rice, Robert Sege and Marleen Wong

  • Héctor E. Alcalá, PhD, MPH, Assistant Professor, Department of Family, Population and Preventive Medicine, Program in Public Health, Stony Brook University
  • Danny Avula, MD, MPH, Director, Richmond City and Henrico County Health Departments
  • Wendy Ellis, DrPH, MPH, Assistant Professor in the Department of Global Health, Founding Director of the Center for Community Resilience, Milken Institute School of Public Health at George Washington University
  • Josephine Kim, PhD, Lecturer or Education, Harvard University Graduate School of Education
  • Taryn Morrissey, PhD, Associate Professor of Public Policy, American University
  • Michele Okoh, JD, senior lecturing fellow, Environmental Law and Policy Clinic, Duke University School of Law
  • Dana Rice, DrPH, Assistant Dean for Master’s Degrees assistant professor of public health leadership, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Gillings School of Global Public Health
  • Robert Sege, MD, PhD, attending pediatrician, Tufts Children’s Hospital; Professor of Pediatrics and Medicine, Tufts University School of Medicine; Director, Center for Community-Engaged Medicine
  • Marleen Wong, PhD, Senior Vice Dean, David Lawrence Stein and Violet Goldberg Sacks Endowed Professor of Mental Health, University of Southern California Suzanne Dworak-Peck School of Social Work

Moderator: Mighty Fine, MPH, CHES, Director, APHA Center for Public Health Practice and Professional Development

Webinar agenda:

  • 1-1:15 p.m. — OPENING SESSION
  • 1:15-2:05 — RACISM AS A SOCIAL DETERMINANT OF HEALTH AND ADVERSE CHILDHOOD EXPERIENCE
  • 2:10-2:20 — FIRESIDE CHAT: ACEs, COVID-19 PANDEMIC AND HEALTH OUTCOMES
  • 2:20-3:10 — COMMUNITY RESILIENCE AND ACEs
  • 3:20-4:10 — POLICY, ACEs & HEALTH OUTCOMES
  • 4:15-5:05 — BUILDING WORKFORCE CAPACITY TO ADDRESS ACEs

Questions? Contact Yeatoe Gloria McIntosh.