The University of Washington Maternal and Child Public Health Leadership
Training Program invites you to join a Webinar on "Adverse Childhood
Experiences (ACE) Study and Home Visiting."
When: Thursday, June 16th, noon - 1:00 p.m.
(Pacific Daylight Time)
New scientific discoveries about the lifelong impacts of adverse childhood
experiences shed light on the intergenerational benefits of home visiting.
Laura Porter will share information about the ACE Study,including data
from Washington State. Kathy Carson will discuss some of the evidence of
outcomes for home visiting and how understanding the impacts of childhood
trauma can impact home visiting practice. This presentation is intended for
people working with young children and families and anyone interested
in parenting and child development.
Laura Porter currently serves as the Staff Director for the Washington State
Family Policy Council, where she is responsible for the day-to-day operations
of the council. In addition, she is responsible for administrative and fiscal
oversight of the Family Policy Council Community Public Health and Safety
Networks, a network of 36 local affiliates which engage more than 10,000
Washington residents in efforts to reduce child abuse and neglect,
youth violence and other major social problems.
Kathy Carson supports planning and program development of community health
services for Public Health - Seattle & King County. She has 39 years experience in
public health, beginning as a public health nurse and, since 1985, working in a variety of
program management and leadership positions. Her professional focus is parent child
health and home visiting.
If you are interested in attending this one-hour Webinar, please send an
email to firstname.lastname@example.org