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Suicide Prevention Coalition of Georgia Meeting

SPCGeorgia Educational Series presents:
The ACES Study -
Adverse Childhood Experiences: Implications for Health, Wellness and Prevention

at the Link Counseling Center, Sandy Springs, GA
Our special guest presenter will be: Dr. Katie A. Ports, PhD.

Katie A. Ports, PhD, is a Fellow in the Division of Violence Prevention (DVP) at the National Center for Injury Prevention and Control (NCIPC) of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC).   Dr. Ports works primarily with the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study in DVP and serves as a Subject Matter Expert for the ACE Study.   Her research focuses primarily on ACEs and impact on lifelong health and opportunity.

During this presentation, attendees will:

·         be introduced to the public health framework of childhood maltreatment and other adverse childhood experiences;

·         understand the association between early adversity and important health, wellness, and life potential outcomes;

·         integrate the role of prevention into their understanding of how different sectors can work together to promote lifelong health and well being by preventing child maltreatment and other early adversities.


ere is NO cost to attend this event, but
Registration is required as seating is limited

Friday, August 21, 2015 - 10:00am