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Childhood Trauma & ACEs: Education In An Age of Distress

Anna Graham and Dan Phillips are educators and the founders of ARC Education, an organization focused on childhood trauma in education based in Knoxville, TN. They will be joined by Professor of Psychology & Director of the Gordon Couples Research Lab Dr. Kristina Gordon and Dr. David Cihak, the Associate Dean of CEHHS & Director of the Bailey Graduate School of Education.

The talk and panel cover research on the emotional and physical effects of adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in the classroom and present research-based strategies for how to combat their impact. Co-Host of the event includes the Department of Psychology, the College of Education, Health & Human Sciences, and the Bailey Graduate School of Education

This event is free and open to the public. Guests may park in the Vol Hall Garage at no cost by requesting a voucher from the Baker Center staff at the event. Directions to the Baker Center can be found here.

Tuesday, September 24, 2019 at 5:00pm to 6:00pm

Howard H. Baker Jr. Center for Public Policy, Toyota Auditorium - Room 103
1640 Cumberland Ave., Knoxville, TN 37996

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