ACEs and Resilience - A Community Perspective

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Target Audience

Physicians, NPs, PAs, social workers, psychologists, licensed professional counselors, educators/teachers, school personnel, mental health professionals, substance abuse professionals, clinicians, nurses, health and human service practitioners, concerned community members, emergency medical technicians, law enforcement, and people impacted by opioid use disorder.

Description

The ACEs epidemic has been a growing area of interest in the last several years. ACEs, or Adverse Childhood Experiences, are being investigated and related to many adverse health outcomes in adulthood. Additionally, the Opioid epidemic is raging on in Gaston County as a result of COVID and many additional factors, such as ACEs. Resilience and resiliency efforts are one way to combat ACEs and the Opioid epidemic.
Complete this course to get a better understanding of how resilience can combat the negative effects of ACEs and Opioid Use Disorder.

Speaker
Keynote Speaker
Dr. Karen Melendez, MD

Panelists
Jeffrey Ellison, PhD
Maceo Mayo, PS, IPS, CPSS, QMHP
Judith Ayala, LCMHC, LCAS
Tina Peterson, MSW
Karol De Witt, SHRM-SCP, SPHR
Abimbola Akanji-Mapp, MD
Heather Kauffman, BSW


Release Date: June 2022
Valid Through: June 2024

Objectives

  • Recognize the impact of ACES on overall health
  • Apply resiliency methods in daily work
  • Define how ACES can affect opioid use disorder

Contact

Cortney Fowler BSBA

Electives

Apr 30, 2022 - Apr 30, 2024
Status
Open
Presenter(s)
Abimbola Akanji MD, Judith Ayala MA, LCMHC, LCAS, Jeffrey Ellison PhD, Heather Kauffman BSW, Maceo Mayo BA, CPS, CPSS,, Karen Melendez MD, Tina Peterson Master of Social Work, Li
Date(s)
Apr 30, 2022 - Apr 30, 2024
Time
2:25 PM - 2:25 PM
Fee
Credit
0.10 - CEU
1.25 - Contact Hours
Location
Online Learning
Details
Status
Open
Date(s)
Jun 30, 2022 - Jun 2, 2024
Location
Online Learning
Fees
$0.00
Registration is Free
Credits
0.10
CEU
1.25
Contact Hours