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ACEs: Understanding Trauma and Prevention Strategies
ACEs: Understanding Trauma and Prevention Strategies

Thu, Sep 28

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Zoom Webinar

ACEs: Understanding Trauma and Prevention Strategies

Effective ways to promote awareness and education of childhood trauma on long-term health outcomes.

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Time & Location

Sep 28, 2023, 11:30 AM – 12:30 PM CDT

Zoom Webinar

About the event

Empowering Families, Protecting Children through Advocacy and Awareness: A Public Webinar Series

Louisiana CASA is excited to host our third webinar series. This series is brought to you in partnership with the Louisiana Children's Trust Fund so we are required to ask participants certain demographic questions during registration. Once you register, an email will be sent to you that includes the link to join the webinar. We hope to see you there!

ACEs: Understanding Childhood Trauma and Prevention Strategies

ACEs are negative experiences that can occur during childhood, such as abuse, neglect, or household dysfunction, and they have been linked to a range of health problems later in life, including chronic disease, mental illness, and substance abuse. This presentation will discuss effective ways to promote awareness and education on the impact of childhood trauma on long-term health outcomes, covering topics such as the prevalence and impact of ACEs, how to recognize signs of trauma in children and adults, and strategies for preventing and responding to ACEs. By promoting awareness and understanding of ACEs, this webinar will help to prevent child abuse and promote a culture of prevention and support for individuals and communities affected by trauma.

About the Speaker: 

Jordyn G’sell, PLPC, is the Prevention Services Coordinator for Child Advocacy Services, a non-profit organization providing services through the Court Appointed Special Advocates (CASA) program, Children’s Advocacy Center (CAC) program, and other services supporting their mission to give Voice, Healing, and Security to children. Jordyn received her Bachelor of Science degree in Family and Child Studies and Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Louisiana Tech University. She is also currently working toward her Louisiana LPC license. Jordyn is a facilitator of numerous evidence-based prevention curriculums, including Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), the Triple P Parenting program, Darkness to Light: Stewards of Children, Trust-Based Relational Intervention (TBRI), and more. In her free time, she loves spending quality time with her family and friends, reading, cooking, and traveling.

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