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PACEs Science

At PACEs Connection, we believe in following the research. In the last few years, researchers have started to examine the impacts of positive childhood experiences (PCEs) on children and adults. We at PACEs Connection are particularly interested in the in

PACEs Science: Webinars


  • Adverse Childhood Experiences Study (2018) 
    In this free one-hour CE video, Dr. Vincent Felitti, the co-principal investigator of the internationally recognized ACE Study and world-renowned childhood trauma expert, discusses the research, clinical implications and applications in mental health practice today.

  • Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and Substance Use Disorder (SUD) Prevention (2016)
    This webinar addresses the role of ACEs as a contributor to developing problem behaviors during adolescence and adulthood. Learn more about:

    • Defining ACEs and their relationship with the social determinants health, trauma, and health inequities.

    • Understanding the impact of ACEs on SUD.

    • You may have to enter your name and email address to access the recording.

    • Selecting data sources that identify vulnerable populations at higher risks for ACEs; and

    • Utilizing prevention strategies to address ACEs.
      You may have to enter your name and email address to access the recording.

  • Trauma-Informed Care of Immigrant and Refugee Children (2016)
    The effects of trauma on immigrant children is examined. This webinar discusses mental health screening of immigrant children, reviews approaches to build resilience and health trauma, and offers insight on effective utilization of health care services to meet the unique needs of immigrants.