Amy Scheel-Jones from the Monroe County Office of Mental Health will cover:
- the original ACEs study including key ﬁndings,
- how ACEs impact the brain,
- the connection to our local schools
Participants then learn about the ﬁndings from the Monroe County YRBS/ACEs analysis laying the foundation for the importance of implementing change in order to improve a full array of education/health outcomes.
Ideas for practice change are oﬀered such as the principles of trauma-informed schools and the value of resiliency in an introductory way.