Mar 31, 2023

2023.03.31 The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)

The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES)

March 31, 2023


Huntington Tower

2025 Woodward St. Detroit, 48226

This event is held in partnership with Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network (DWIHN), Michigan Department of Health & Human Services, City of Detroit, Detroit Council of Baptist Pastors of Detroit and Vicinity, Liberty Bank, and REVOLT TV.

Course Description: The Institute of Trauma and Economic Justice is proud to host a training on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and their impact on people and communities. This training will also discuss resiliency, self-healing, and includes panel discussions focused on addressing challenges stemmed by untreated traumas, which are impacting the health and safety of our communities today.

Course Objectives:

1. Understand what Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) are and the impact they have on learning and health outcomes.

2. Recognize how stress response system activates fight, flight or fear and becomes conditioned over time especially in high stress situations.

3. Understand the concept of trauma informed care and how it creates safety for those impacted by violence and trauma.

4. Learn ways to build resiliency through protective factors.

5. Discuss community impact of ACEs 


9am: Welcome, opening remarks

9:20 Introduction to ACEs

10:30 BREAK

10:45 Lecture

11:25 Panel


1:00 Small group discussions

2:00 BREAK

2:15 Panel

3:05 Small Group

4:00 Popcorn reports

4:20 What’s next

4:30 Thank you and Closing Prayer 


Six (6) credit hours are being awarded for Continuing Education in the following areas:

  1. Social Work
  2. Michigan Certified Board of Addiction Professionals (MCBAP)
  3. Child Mental Health Professional (CMHP)
  4. Qualified Mental Health Professional (QMHP)
  5. Qualified Intellectual Disability Professional (QIDP)

PLEASE NOTEParking will not be discounted or validated. Huntington Tower offers secure garage parking for $25. Additionally, there will be metered street parking and private lot parking available for $10-$15.

Registration / Walk-In Policy

Registration is required. Walk-ins WILL NOT be permitted. Register to ensure your attendance.

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By joining us at this event, attendees consent to Detroit Wayne Integrated Health Network's Detroit Wayne Connect photographing, videotaping and using your image and likeness.

ADA Accomodations

If you have individual requirements or need special services to participate in this training, please notify Shelby Sprinkle at (313) 344-9099 or Please make arrangements at least two weeks before the event date.

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