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In partnership with the St. Louis Mental Health Board and Department of Mental Health, Alive and Well STL presents:
How Trauma Impacts Social, Emotional and Health Outcomes
Thursday, December 8, 2016
9 - 11 a.m.
John C. Murphy Health Center
6121 North Hanley Road
Berkeley, Missouri 63134
Program is free of charge and open to the public.Anyone is welcome to participate.
This presentation will explore:
- the prevalence and impact of trauma on children’s brain development;
- the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (ACES) which first introduced us to the long-term impact that trauma can have on social, emotional and health outcomes;
- what we must do to help children and families recover from trauma;
- and what is behind many of the behaviors we see and how we can shift our perspective to serve children and families through the lens of trauma.
The presentation sets the groundwork for future in-depth training opportunities in understanding trauma. This program meets one of the training requirements for becoming an Alive and Well STL Ambassador.
Alive and Well is an initiative of the St. Louis Regional Health Commission. For more information, visit our website at www.aliveandwellstl.com.
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St. Louis Regional Health Commission
The St. Louis Regional Health Commission (RHC) is a collaborative effort to improve healthcare access and health outcomes in St. Louis City and County. The RHC works for coordinate issues of health policy for the St. Louis region and serves as the fiscal agent ofthe Gateway to Better Health Demonstration Project, which supports the St. Louis safety net with approximately $30 million dollars annually for outpatient care for the region's uninsured. For more information please visit www.stlrhc.org.