* This webinar will be presented in English with simultaneous interpretation into Spanish *
This panel aims to provide a comprehensive understanding of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and their intricate relationship with health. We will explore the impacts of ACEs and toxic stress, especially in historically marginalized communities, unraveling the disparities in health outcomes that result from these experiences. This discussion will highlight the innovative work being done by our panel organizations across California to prevent, identify, and respond to (ACEs) and toxic stress.
Moderators: Alma Galván, MHC and Pamela Secada-Sayles, MPH
At the conclusion of this presentation, participants will be able to…
- Understand adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and their impact on health.
- Identify the disproportionate impacts of ACEs and toxic stress and the resulting health disparities for marginalized communities.
- Identify one strategy health centers can adopt to address adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in historically marginalized communities.
Lisa James leads the Health team at Futures Without Violence. As part of a National Health Initiative on Domestic Violence, Ms. James has collaborated with health care providers, domestic violence experts, and health policymakers in over 25 states across the U.S. to develop statewide health care responses to domestic violence through training, health policy reform, and public education. She collaborates with national medical and nursing associations to enact effective health policy and programmatic health care responses to abuse and was the recipient of the American Medical Associations’ Citation for Distinguished Service for her efforts to train health care providers on domestic violence. Ms. James coordinates the biennial National Conference on Health Care and Domestic Violence. During her 20 years Futures without Violence, Ms. James has also worked with the international program, collaborating with leaders from non-governmental and health care organizations in Russia, Mexico, India, and China to build the capacity of health systems, providers, and community members to identify and help victims in reproductive health settings.
Continuing Education Credit (CEU)
Continuing Education will not be offered for this event.