20ID011 - Adverse Childhood Experiences Southeastern Summit 2019: Creating Healthy and Resilient Communities

Nov 1–Nov 3, 2019 Closed Medicine Mental Health Nursing Public Health

20ID011 - Adverse Childhood Experiences Southeastern Summit 2019: Creating Healthy and Resilient Communities



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During the first two Southeastern ACE Summits in Asheville, North Carolina, a groundswell of support was started in building trauma-informed communities. 2015 focused heavily on awareness and understanding of the urgency and the need for continued work. In 2017 we continued our collaborations with health, education, law, and behavioral health. The 2017 summit focused on the next steps and defining what we could do practically to create trauma-informed communities. Now for 2019, you asked and we listened. You wanted more time to workshop strategies with colleagues from across the United States. This conference will provide for time with peers to learn practical tools, skills and strategies for advancing ACE Work and Trauma-Informed Care. Our goal is for you to take practical tools and strategies learned back to your schools, organizations, communities, or agencies and be able to assist individuals and communities to understand and stop the intergenerational transmission of ACEs.

2019 Pre-conference Location (FRIDAY)
121 Hendersonville Rd
Asheville NC 28803

2019 Main Conference and Post-conference Location (SATURDAY AND SUNDAY)
Wilma M. Sherrill Center
University of North Carolina - Asheville
1 University Heights
Asheville, NC 28804

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This conference is supported by:


Target Audience

Those involved in assessment, treatment, education, support, and advocacy for children and families who experience ACEs including: primary care providers, physicians, nurses, mental health professionals, early childhood educators, k-12 educators, public health professionals, child & family advocates, law enforcement, juvenile justice experts, court system professionals, community organizers, parents and caregivers.


  • Integrate knowledge and experience of Interprofessional individuals and groups, via small group discussions
  • Engage diverse professionals in group discussions that will identify at least two interventions, sources of resiliency or protective processes that have improved the lives of individuals who have experienced ACEs
  • Review the effects of trauma on the caregiver/child dyad and integrate early interventions
  • Review trauma-informed resources available in marginalized and underserved communities and be able to easily access those resources on behalf of your client, student, or patient
  • Connect with peers to learn skills to create ACE Collaboratives


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