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The Junior League of Montclair-Newark and ACES: An intersection 

The Junior League of Montclair-Newark and ACES: An intersection 

Join the Junior League of Montclair-Newark and New Jersey Department of Children and Families’ Office of Resilience as we observe National Foster Care Month and National Mental Health and Trauma Awareness Month.

Among the topics to be discussed by our panel of experts :
Adverse and Positive Childhood Experiences (ACES/PACES);  the COVID-19 pandemic’s impact onchildhood trauma; the effects these have had on children in out-of-home placement; and the leading work New Jersey is doing as  a trauma-informed, healing-centered state.
Please join us in learning from our distinguished speakers :
Keynote Speaker:  Dave Ellis, Executive Director of New Jersey Department of Children and Families’ Office of Resilience and nationally recognized ACES expert;
Arturo Brito, MD, MPH, leading community pediatrician ; President  and CEO of the Children’s Health Fund; former Executive Director of the Nicholson Foundation.
Jasmine Pender, Essex County Court Appointed Special Advocate (CASA)Advocate Supervisor and former  New Jersey Department of Children and Families Case Management Organization (CMO)
Please use this link to register:
Please email advocacy@jlmn.org  with any questions you may have.

Please note registration is limited to 100 participants.

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