ACES Brain the Biology of Stress and the Adverse Childhood Experience Study
Open to the Community & Professionals
March 10, 2017
Location: Project Turnabout Education Room
Trauma and the Developing Brain Neuro-Biology Baseline
•Learn the characteristics of the developing brain.
•Know what dynamics adversely affect this neuro-sequential process.
•Learn how the biology of toxic stress impacts our behavior, our choice, & our future.
The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study and It’s Relevance to Our Lives
•Understand what the Adverse Childhood Experience Study is.
•Understand why Adverse Childhood Experiences are important individually, in our community, and in the greater society.
The Intersection Between a Normal Adaptive Trauma Response and the Early Onset of Abuse of Substances
•Know the human response to trauma, the accumulation of stress, and the Toxic Stress Effect.
•Learn coping mechanisms and early onset of high risk behavior.
•Understand why a normal adaptive response to trauma may cause Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES).