Adverse Childhood Experiences Training (Nashville, TN)

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TSPN

446 Metroplex Drive

Suite Q-224

Nashville, TN 37211

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This 3 hour training aids in building a common understanding about early childhood through a shared, up-to-date, clear storyline based on science through Adverse Childhood Experiences.

Chronic childhood trauma, or what experts call adverse childhood experiences (ACEs), can disrupt a child's brain-building process. Like building a house in a storm or with below-grade materials and tools, ACEs are toxic to brain development and can compromise the brain’s structural integrity. Left unaddressed, ACEs and their effects make it more difficult for a child to succeed in school, live a healthy life and contribute to the state’s future prosperity — our communities, our workforce, and our civic life. Building Strong Brains: Tennessee ACEs Initiative is a major statewide effort to establish Tennessee as a national model for how a state can promote culture change in early childhood based on a philosophy that preventing and mitigating adverse childhood experiences, and their impact, is the most promising approach to helping Tennessee children lead productive, healthy lives and ensure the future prosperity of the state.

The $15 paid to attend will reimbursed in full following attendance.

The Goals

  • Increase the potential that every child born in Tennessee has the opportunity to lead a healthy, productive life.
  • Raise public knowledge about ACEs.
  • Impact public policy in Tennessee to support prevention of ACEs and to reduce community conditions that contribute to them.
  • Support innovative local and state projects that offer fresh thinking and precise measurement of impact in addressing ACEs and toxic stress in children.
  • Seek sustainable funding to ensure the state maintains a long-term commitment to reduce the impact of adverse childhood experiences.
  • Embrace open, responsive governance through statewide planning groups and the Three Branches Institute , comprised of leadership from the Executive, Legislative and Judicial branches of government, who were invited by the Governor to form a common agenda to advance child welfare and realign the juvenile justice system.​

https://www.tn.gov/dcs/topic/building-strong-brains-tennessee-aces-initiative

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