Participants will learn about tools for mitigating these effects. In addition, participants will be introduced to The Martinsburg Initiative, an innovative school, police, community partnership in Martinsburg, West Virginia, that is striving to apply the science of ACEs prevention.
This session will:
- Provide a comprehensive understanding of the correlation among ACEs, toxic stress, and trauma.
- Demonstrate how prolonged toxic stress can have lasting negative effects on the brain and the body.
- Identify specific strategies that can be used to mitigate the negative effects of ACEs.
- Describe how The Martinsburg Initiative is implementing the science of ACEs prevention to strengthen families and empower communities.