Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) with Alissa Copeland, MA
Friday, May 10th 11:30-4:00
Course will cover:
• What are Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and how do they impact work in human services?
• Overview of the CDC/Kaiser Permanente ACE Study
• ACEs science and the impacts of ACEs on families
• Practical Application of the ACEs Questionnaire
• Resources and tools
Alissa Copeland, MA has worked in human services for seventeen years, with most of that time spent in child welfare. She currently works as a workforce curriculum developer for the Alliance for Child Welfare Excellence at the School of Social Work, University of WA Seatle. Ms. Copeland also works part-time as the community editor for an online resource and professional networking group ACEs in Foster Care, a sub-group of the ACEs Connection Network. She has contributed locally to Snohomish County eﬀorts to promote an understanding of ACEs and ACE science/trauma-informed work across disciplines by participating as an active member on the Snohomish County NEAR (Neuroscience, Epigenetics, ACEs, Resiliency) Steering Committee for the past three years. Ms. Copeland is eager to share information and resources to increase understanding and skills at applying ACE screening and a trauma-informed perspective to work in human services.
2940 W. Marine View Drive
Everett, WA 98201Cost:
$40 – Human Service Council Members
$50 – Non – Human Service Council Members
(price includes lunch)