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Arkansas Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience Summit
September 28 @ 8:00 am - 5:00 pm CDT
Join us for the 2019 Arkansas Adverse Childhood Experiences and Resilience Summit Sept. 26–28 in Little Rock.
This 3rd annual event is hosted by AFMC and the Arkansas Childhood Experiences (ACEs)/Resilience Workgroup. The Workgroup is a cross-sector collaboration of approximately 300 individuals representing more than 100 organizations and government agencies in health care, public health, education, law enforcement, human services, mental health, churches, and businesses.
The Summit is designed for those involved in assessment, treatment, education, support and advocacy for children and families who experience ACEs.
Provider Symposium | Saturday, Sept. 28 • Dentists • Family practitioners • Mental health/behavioral health providers• Pediatricians • Primary care providers (PCP, PA, APN, RNP, etc.) at Pulaski Heights United Methodist Church, Little Rock, Arkansas
Summit | Thursday/Friday, Sept. 26–27• Business and civic leaders • Child and family advocates• Community organizers • Court system professionals• Education administrators (early childhood, K–12, university) • Health care professionals • Juvenile justice experts • Law enforcement• Mental/behavioral health professionals• Policymakers• Public health professionals • Violence prevention specialists •
Workforce/school wellness professionals
Summit Workshops | Saturday, Sept. 28 • Classroom teachers — early childhood, K–12 • Parents and caregivers — foster and adoptive parents • Parents and caregivers — parents of children with special needs
**This is an AFMC-sponsored event.