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A Physician's Role in Addressing ACEs: Building Trust and Patient Resiliency (On Demand-No CE) is a Course

A Physician's Role in Addressing ACEs: Building Trust and Patient Resiliency (On Demand-No CE)

Started Mar 3, 2021


Full course description

PLEASE NOTE: No CE or certificate are available for this free course.

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.

Learning Objectives

  • 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


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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The Region V Public Health Training Center is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number UB6HP31684 Public Health Training Centers ($924,899). This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS or the U.S. Government.

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