Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs), Part 1 of 2: An Overview and Implications for Family Life Education

This webinar is now available for free to NCFR members and to Certified Family Life Educators (CFLEs). Log in, or become an NCFR member or a CFLE, to access it.
April 12, 2018 11:00am - 12:30pm
Free for NCFR members & CFLEs / $85 for nonmembers

Mary Sciaraffa

The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) study is one of the largest investigations ever conducted to assess associations between childhood maltreatment and later-life health and well-being. This webinar will expand your understanding and awareness of ACEs and their cumulative effects on outcomes in both children and adults. Implications for Family Life Educators will be discussed.

Intended audience: New and seasoned family professionals

Approved for 1.5 CFLE contact hours of continuing education credit.

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Webinar Objectives

As a result of attending the webinar, participants will be able to:

  1. Describe the initial ACE study as well as subsequent studies and identify several implications for the practice of family life education.
  2. List societal benefits from mitigating the effects of ACEs by building resiliency in children and adults.
  3. Outline the role of family life education in reducing and eliminating ACEs​.

About the Presenter

Mary Sciaraffa, Ph.D., CFLE, is an associate professor in child and family studies at Eastern Kentucky University. She holds a master's degree in human development & family studies from Texas Tech University and a doctorate degree in curriculum and instruction from Louisiana State University. Additionally, she is a Certified Family Life Educator through the National Council on Family Relations and an Adverse Childhood Experiences Interface master trainer.

She has worked in several different capacities, which have allowed her to work with both young children and adults. It has always been her professional goal to offer adult students a quality education and thus improve the quality of life for individuals and families.  She has presented at national conferences, state conferences, and local venues with a variety of audiencesDr. Sciaraffa has been published in peer reviewed professional journals, text books, and practitioner's books. Her article entitled, "Understanding and Promoting Resilience in the Context of Adverse Childhood Experiences" was recently published in the Early Childhood Education Journal.

On-Demand Webinar Recording and Classroom Use

Even if you can't watch this webinar live, your registration will still grant you access to watch the recording at your convenience. This webinar is now free for NCFR members and Certified Family Life Educators (CFLEs), and $85 for nonmembers.

License for classroom use by one professor is available for $120 for NCFR members, $185 for nonmembers.

License for departmental use (multiple professors) is available for $170 NCFR member / $305 nonmember.

Departmental license for CFLE-approved programs is $140.

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