Full course description
In this session, participants will learn the implications of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) for adult health. Through presentation, discussion, and a scenario, presenters will discuss how physicians can build trust with their patients and support them in understanding how their life experiences shape their habits and opportunities for behavior change.
Physicians, residents, and others in the public health and health care professions such as nurses and behavioral health professionals.
- Discuss the relationship between Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and adult health
- Recognize the role of the physician in screening for and addressing ACEs with their patients
- Identify approaches and resources for cultivating patient resiliency
Sean Hankins, MSW, Director, Adolescent Diversion Program, Michigan State University
Greg Williams, PhD, Manager, Business Operations, Baylor College of Medicine Department of OB/GYN
Continuing Education Credit
This course is not offered for credit. A certificate is available upon completion.
This training is being offered as a special session by the Certificate in Population Health and Health Equity in partnership with Authority Health and the University of Michigan School of Public Health.
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