What this webinar covers:
This webinar was co-sponsored by NACDD and the Safe States Alliance and explores whether and in what ways the COVID-19 pandemic has been an adverse childhood experience, and if so, what chronic disease and injury prevention professionals can do now to address the potential long-term chronic disease and well-being consequences of the pandemic.
- Dr. Wendy Ellis, Assistant Professor, Global Health Director, Center for Community Resilience, George Washington University
- Richard Hamburg (moderator), Executive Director, the Safe States Alliance
- Dr. Doreen Marshall, Vice President of Mission Engagement, American Foundation for Suicide Prevention
- Dr. Susan McDaniel, Director of the Institute for the Family in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Rochester
- John W. Robitscher, MPH, CEO, NACDD
- This message also includes a special recorded greeting from Assistant Secretary for Health Dr. Rachel Levine.
Learn more about adverse childhood experiences:
- Listen to the podcast (or read the transcript) of “Health: To Be Determined” featuring a conversation between Dr. Gabiel Kaplan (NACDD Board Member) and Jodi Spicer, the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Consultant for the Division of Chronic Disease and Injury Control at the Michigan Department of Health and Human Services on how adverse childhood experiences relate to and impact overall health.
- View resources on Adverse Childhood Experiences and Adverse Community Experiences from NACDD’s GEAR Group learning communities.
- View Dr. Susan McDaniel’s list of resources and articles on this subject.
- Resources from Dr. Doreen Marshall on suicide rates during the pandemic: