April 16, 2013-Regional Academy on Violence and Abuse

The Long-Term Effects of Violence,Abuse and Trauma:
Implications of the ACE Study for Healthcare Practice and Public Policy

The Mental Health and Recovery Board would like to thank all those who were able to attend the April 16th Regional Academy of the Academy on Violence and Abuse. We hope you gained valuable information and enjoyed your day. Below are several links with conference materials (all gold words are hyperlinks), including handouts, PowerPoint presentations and other information.

Thanks again for making this conference a success!

Regional Academy on Violence and Abuse Program.


The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study - Vincent Felitti, M.D.

Abuse Affects Brain Development and Health - Randell Alexander, M.D., PhD.

Violence and Abuse Across the Lifespan of Individuals - Tasneem Ismailji, M.D., MPH.

Educating Your Community About the Health Impacts of Violence and Abuse - David L. Corwin, M.D.

A Trauma Informed Focus on Children - Melissa Peace, MSSA, LISW-S

Addressing the Needs of Traumatized Adults in Northeast Ohio - Patrick A. Palmieri, Ph. D.

Supporting Documents:

Hidden Costs in Health Care: The Economic Impact of Violence and Abuse

Implementing the New "Germ" Theory for the Public's Health: A Call to Action

Promoting Children's Health and Resiliency: A Strengthening Families Approach

Video from Conference:

Directed and Produced by Ray Hebst of the Ashland County-City Health Department

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