Midwest ACEs Summit, the Psychological Trauma & Juvenile Justice Conference

Iowa ACEs 360 is teaming up with the Trauma Informed Care Project to bring three days of learning about how systems and communities can lead to trauma and how we can respond. You’re invited to attend the Midwest ACEs Summit, the Psychological Trauma & Juvenile Justice Conference, or both events!

Events will take place June 8-10, 2020, at the Holiday Inn Airport – Des Moines. Registration for both events will open in April 2020.

Monday, June 8, 2020 Midwest ACEs Summit -Hosted by the Iowa ACEs 360 Coalition –Presenters will focus on the expanded view of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) pyramid with an emphasis on how social context and historical trauma can lead to ACEs. Learn how this expanded view requires new ways to approach our policy, systems, and direct-service work.

Tuesday, June 9 – Wednesday, June 10, 2020 -Psychological Trauma & Juvenile Justice Conference Hosted by The Trauma Informed Care Project – Presenters will share out-of-the-box ideas to understand the root causes of trauma and to apply trauma-informed care strategies. Speakers:

  • Kim Richards, RN, NC-BC
  • Linda Chamberlain, PhD, MPH
  • Roy Wade
  • Anne Contreras, MACP, MFTi


About debraschrader

I am the Executive Director for the 4 R Kids Early Childhood Iowa Area Board. The area that I serve includes Adair, Dallas, Madison, and Warren counties. If you would like more information about early childhood or early childhood services supported by the 4 R Kids ECI Area Board, feel free to contact me.
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