Northern Michigan FCC Region: Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)
November 21 @ 5:30 pm - 7:30 pm
Thursday November 21, 2019 5:30-7:30 PM Northern Michigan FCC, Michelson Memorial United Methodist Church, 400 E. Michigan Ave., Grayling, MI 49738 (Use side entrance on Spruce St.) 5:30-6:00 PM Networking and Potluck Theme: (*Please bring a dish to pass and own beverage*) Giving Thanks followed by a 6:00–7:15 PM Parent Meeting / Training. (Training Credit Earned: 1 hour)
Children gather separately from 6:00-7:30 PM with activities and games sponsored by the church.
THEME: Adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) aretraumatic events occurring before age18. ACEs include all types of abuse and neglect as well as parental mental illness, substance use, divorce, incarceration, and domestic violence. The more ACEs experienced, the greater the risk for these outcomes.
PRESENTER: Heather Samkowiak. PLEASE RSVP at least 7 days prior to each monthly meeting / event.
Contact Lori Hunt 989-370-6831.
Meetings here on December 2019 TBD, January 16, 2020, March 19, 2020, May 21, 2020, July 16, 2020 and September 17, 2020.