800 Eastowne Dr., Ste. 105,
Chapel Hill, NC 27514
The Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study is one of the largest investigations ever conducted to assess associations between childhood maltreatment and later-life health and well-being. Childhood abuse, neglect, and exposure to other traumatic stressors which we term adverse childhood experiences (ACE) are common. How do ACES impact parent engagement and involvement? This webinar includes information from the original study, as well as information from two programs regarding the prevalence of ACES in their parent population and how they are working to build protective factors and engage parents. A parent leader will share the experiences of her own ACES, and the proactive steps she is taking to keep her children from experiencing ACES.


Edi Winkle, TA Coordinator
FRIENDS National Center for CBCAP
Lacey Bloch, Parent Leader
Washington State
Thelma Dirkes, State Program Director
Parent Trust for Washington Children Center for Strong Families
Kristen Rector
Circle of Parents and Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee
Sandra Alexander, Subject Matter Expert in Child Maltreatement
Centers for Disease Control
NOTE:  Due to Center for Disease Control (CDC) policy, we are unable to share Sandra Alexander’s portion of the webinar.



 icon ACES Workgroup

icon Parent Trust for Washington Children Slides

icon Prevent Child Abuse Tennessee Slides

        will include specific information on the meeting agenda, and important information that you will need to know to prepare for the meeting and fully participate.  For those staff members that are not able to participate in person at the meeting, there are some opportunities to join the meeting from your State, and contribute to the National prevention effort.


        We will also provide you with an update on the FRIENDS NRC National Advisory Network, and the work that they will be involved in 2013.