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WEBINAR 5/31: Trauma, ACEs, & Toxic Stress: Fostering Healthy Early Brain Development

Friday, May 11, 2018   (0 Comments)
Posted by: Julie Alonso
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Trauma, ACEs, and Toxic Stress: Fostering Healthy Early Brain Development Through Prevention and Protective Factors

May 31, 2018 | 2:00-3:00pm ET

 

Please join the Association of State and Territorial Health Officials (ASTHO) as we discuss key issues for states and territories addressing early childhood brain development, particularly in the prenatal to three years of age period. Webinar speakers will outline the science behind trauma’s effects on the developing brain and its implications for public health programs and policy, and state officials will share lessons learned and implementation recommendations from their own work.

 Speakers include: 

  • Moira Szilagyi, MD, PhD, Center Associate Faculty Member, CHCFC and Professor, David Geffen School of Medicine at UCLA, Department of Pediatrics, Division of General Pediatrics
  • Morgan McDonald, MD, FAAP, FACPI, Assistant Commissioner and Director, Division of Family Health and Wellness, Tennessee Department of Health
  • Carla Snodgrass, Early Childhood Section Chief, Tennessee Department of Health
  • Linda O'Neal, Executive Director, Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth
  • Richard Kennedy, Associate Director, Tennessee Commission on Children and Youth

Registration details can be found here.


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