ACE training available to adolescent-serving agencies in April

Mar 11, 2013  •   Written by Erin Addington   •  no comments

UPDATE: Training is full. Registration is closed. Please check back at another time at http://nefhealthystart.org/ and http://jccti.org for more training opportunities.

A training on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) is available to adolescent-serving agencies on Wednesday, April 10 from 9am-12pm at the Jacksonville Children’s Commission.

Space is limited. Register for the training at the JCC Training Institute website.

Young people who have experienced child abuse, sexual abuse, mental health issues, domestic violence, suicide, etc. are traumatic stressors known as Adverse Childhood Experiences.

The training will provide

  1. An overview of the adverse childhood experiences (ACE) that impact young people.
  2. The signs and symptoms for child abuse / neglect, domestic violence and sexual assault, mental health issues, drug and alcohol abuses.
  3. Community resources and best practices on how to make referrals for youth who are experiencing ACE

This program is supported in part by the Northeast Florida Healthy Start Coalition with funding from U.S. Department of Health & Human Services, Administration for Children & Families, Family and Youth Services Bureau under the Personal Responsibility Education Program (PREP) (Grant No. 90AK0011-01-00). The training will be conducted by the JCC in conjunction with the Healthy Start Coalition and Jacksonville Area Sexual Minority Youth Network  (JASMYN).

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