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Webinar: Adverse Childhood Experiences and Home Visiting

Best Start Resource Centre / Centre de ressources Meilleur départ

Tuesday, 3 October 2017 from 12:00 PM to 1:00 PM (EDT)

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Goal: To increase the Screening Liaison Nurses (SLNs) use of an ACEs lens in their work.

Learning Objectives:

  1. To increase SLN awareness of ACEs and their long term health impacts.
  2. For SLNs to understand the potential of home visiting as an intervention for ACEs.
  3. For SLNs to incorporate the ACE discussion into the continuous education & training of community partners who also support screening.
  4. To increase SLN knowledge of HBHC data of ACE-like factors acquired identified during screening and the value of accurate screening to identify families with challenges.
  5. To improve screening reach and screening quality.

Description: This webinar will review adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) and their long-term impact on health and well-being. Home visiting will be considered as an intervention for ACEs and the HBHC screening tool will be reviewed as a means of identifying potential ACEs in families.


Speakers: Heather Larkin & Eunju Lee

Heather Larkin, Ph.D. is an Associate Professor at the University at Albany and co-Director of the National Center for Excellence in Homeless Services. Larkin has researched the prevalence of adverse childhood experiences (ACE) and service use among homeless people, and co-developed the Restorative Integral Support (RIS) model. She extends research on adverse childhood experiences (ACE); integrates social work prevention and intervention research for trauma response; investigates emerging mind/body/spirit interventions; and develops national and international partnerships with policymakers, program directors, and practitioners focused on ACE-informed programming that serves the whole person.


Eunju Lee, Ph.D. is an assistant profession at the School of Social Welfare at the University of Albany. Dr. Lee’s current research primarily focuses on two funded projects; the Healthy Families New York program and the Kinship Care Demonstration Project. Healthy Families New York is a home visiting program to improve the well-being of vulnerable mothers and their children. The project includes both process evaluation to improve program practice and a randomized trial which follows the participants over 15 years to assess program effectiveness.


Requirements: A computer with speakers (or headset) and high-speed internet are required to participate in this webinar. If speakers (or headset) are not available, a telephone would be required and a toll-free number will be provided.


For content inquiries, contact:

Jo-Anne Robertson,; 1-800-397-9567 or 416-408-2249, ext. 2238.

For registration inquires, contact:

Amanda Dupupet,; 1-800-397-9567 or 416-408-2249, ext 2235.

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Best Start Resource Centre / Centre de ressources Meilleur départ

The Best Start Resource Centre supports service providers working on preconception health, prenatal health and early child development. We provide consultations, respond to inquiries, deliver training and professional development (e.g., webinars, workshops, conferences, online courses), supply you with evidence-based resources and keep you connected (e.g., e-bulletins, electronic networks).


Le Centre de ressources Meilleur départ vise à faciliter le travail des intervenants dans les domaines de la santé avant et pendant la grossesse et du développement de la petite enfance. Nous offrons des consultations, formation et perfectionnement professionnel (ex. webinaires, ateliers, conférences, apprentissage en ligne), nous répondons aux demandes, nous offrons des ressources fondées sur des données probantes et  nous vous tenons au courant (ex. bulletins, réseaux).

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