A webinar on “The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experience on Adults” will be available July 20 at 2 pm, featuring Vincent Felitti, MD, principal investigator at the Adverse Childhood Experience Study.
The goal is the webinar is to have participants:
- Express an understanding that adverse childhood experiences are surprisingly common although typically concealed and unrecognized
- Recognize that adverse childhood experiences still have a profound effect 50 years later, although now transformed from psychosocial experience into organic disease and mental illness
- Recognize adverse childhood experience as one of the main determinants of health and social well-being of the nation.
The webinar is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Office on Women’s Health – Region V.