july, 2020

10jul5:30 pm6:15 pmTrauma Leaves a Trace: The ACE Study and BeyondH45:30 pm - 6:15 pm MDT Speaker: Sonya Montgomery CE Credit / Rx Credit: 0.75 CE / 0.0 Rx

Event Details

Hear how repeated childhood stress of abuse, neglect, poverty, parents with mental health or substance abuse issues has a biological, tangible effect on early brain development. The ACE study (Adverse Childhood Events) uncovered a stunning link between childhood trauma and the chronic disease/disability people develop as adults, in addition to high risks for psychiatric and substance abuse disorders. In an era of tightening budgets and bottom-line focus, it is imperative to not only be informed on why our patients behave as they do, but understand the far reaching implications for organizations, environments, and a culture that are trauma engendered.

Sonya Montgomery, FNP-BC, PMHCS-BC; Pediatric Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, Focus Behavioral Health; Asheville NC

Time

(Friday) 5:30 pm - 6:15 pm

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