The Importance of Addressing Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) in Achieving Permanency for Young Children [Webinar].
Osofsky, Joy D. Seidlin, Joseph. Hagemeier, Jami. Bell, Darneshia.
Quality Improvement Center for Research-Based Infant-Toddler Court Teams.
Presentation Training Material
Zero to Three
2000 M Street, NW, Suite 200
Washington, DC 20036
Tel: 202-638-1144 800-899-4301
This 1-hour, six minute webinar features speakers that discuss the importance of addressing adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in young foster children to achieve permanent placements. Speakers include: Dr. Joy D, Osofsky, a professor at Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center, Judge Joseph Seidlin, a judge in the Polk County Juvenile Court in Iowa, Ms. Jami Hagemeier, a parent attorney/guardian ad litem in Polk County, Iowa, and Ms. Dameshia Bell, a technical assistance specialist at Zero to Three. The presentations define ACEs, share findings from ACEs research related to child permanency, examine ACEs for parents and children, describe how the Zero to Three Safe Babies Court Team approach supports permanency for young children, reflect on the impact of intergenerational trauma on relationships and ways to interrupt the cycle, and describe strategies that increase parent self-efficacy in order to change the child welfare trajectory for both children and parents.
childhood trauma; trauma informed practice; early intervention programs; foster children; permanency; family courts; interagency collaboration; generational cycle of family violence; parent education; child rearing; parenting skills