Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Neuroscience and Resilience

Dates: September 12, 2019

Meets: Th from 8:45 AM to 12 N

Hours: 3.00

Location: GRAND RAPIDS - BIK 340

COURSE: $49.00

Online registration is not available at this time. Please contact our office for more information.

 Phone: (616)331-7180  Email:

The presentation will focus on understanding the neurobiology and epigenetic effects of exposure to Adverse Childhood Events early in life, how these early experiences affect adult health and wellbeing and how we can support folks with a history of ACEs and create resilient communities.

Objectives: Participants will

1. Become familiar with some of the neurobiological effects of exposure to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE).
2. Understand what an ACE and ACE score is and be familiar with the prevalence of ACES nationally and in Michigan.
3. Become familiar with the three nested systems to promote resilience and understand the process of community capacity building as a means of creating self-healing communities.

Recommended for LBSW and LMSW beginning skill level.
Fee: $49.00

Fee Breakdown

Course Fee (Basic)COURSE$ 49.00
Course Fee (Alternate)SSW Field Education Supervisor$ 36.00
Course Fee (Alternate)GVSU Social Work Faculty$ 15.00


Bicycle Factory
Grand Valley State University
201 Front Ave SW
Grand Rapids, MI 49504


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