The ACE Study is one of the largest investigations ever conducted to assess associations between childhood maltreatment and later-life health and well-being. This session is designed to expand understanding, increase awareness, and provide actions from the effects of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and their cumulative effects on outcomes in both children and adults.
Speaker: Mary Sciaraffa, Eastern Kentucky University
Dr. Sciaraffa is an Associate Professor in Child and Family Studies at Eastern Kentucky University. She is a Certified Family Life Educator through the National Council of Family Relations and an Adverse Childhood Experiences, Interface, Master Trainer.
Her work in several different capacities has provided experiences with both young children and adults. Her publication, "Understanding and Promoting Resilience in the Context of Adverse Childhood Experiences" was recently published in the Early Childhood Education Journal.