“Adverse Childhood Experiences, Resilience, and the Role of Education”

Moffatt Auditorium and Atrium, Wayne Learning Center | March 12, 2019

After the viewing of a short video on ACEs, a panel of experts, some with their own stories of challenging childhood episodes, will discuss how such experiences impact development, how they can be overcome, the power of human resilience, and the role of education. Community organizations will be set up outside the auditorium to provide information about resources they provide that help children and adults deal with ACEs.
Panelists – Dr. Jennifer Gray, Assistant Professor of Psychology, UMO; Dr. Patricia Pfeiffer, Interim Vice President for Academic and Student Services, WCC; and Brandon Wilson, Community Member who describes himself as the “Face of ACEs”
Moderator – Melissa Harrell, Independent Health Educator, Mental Wellness Consultant, and Founder of Resiliency Counseling & Consulting, PLLC