The 2020 reimagine conference is happening virtually on October 13 and 14! We are excited about the great lineup of speakers and content that has been planned just for you! Join us to consider how the latest in Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) science should inform the work you do in, with, and for your community!
Adverse Childhood Experiences as a Public Health/Community Development Issue
Joanne Klevens, MD, PhD
This session will present the prevalence of ACEs and explain the mechanisms through which ACEs lead to risky health behaviors, chronic and infectious diseases, learning problems, and diminished life opportunities. It will describe strategies for preventing and remediating ACEs based on the best available evidence
Joanne Klevens, has worked in public health for almost 40 years, in violence prevention for 30 years, and with the CDC for almost 20 years. At the CDC, she conducted or collaborated in research on the effectiveness of interventions to prevent child maltreatment, partner violence, and youth violence. Before joining the CDC, Dr. Klevens worked as a researcher and consultant in violence prevention with the cities of Bogotá and Medellín in Colombia, South America. Her research in Colombia focused on the etiology and prevention of child maltreatment and youth violence.
Join us for the to learn more about helping individuals and communities heal and develop resilience!
Register by September 15 to receive a conference goody bag in the mail!