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The Why and How of Trauma-Informed Care: A Life Course Approach to Understanding the Trajectory of Tobacco Use

10.23.19 @ 8:00 am - 3:00 pm
The Samoset Resort 220 Warrenton St
Rockport, Maine 04856

This full day workshop will provide an overview of the ACEs science and evidence demonstrating the long-term consequences of early life adversity on tobacco use. The workshop will introduce trauma-informed care principles and practices and the importance of integration into tobacco cessation and prevention programs.

Workshop Objectives:
1) To summarize the contribution of ACEs on tobacco and other substance use across the life span.
2) To describe trauma-informed principles.
3) To demonstrate trauma-informed practices as it applies to tobacco and substance use.

About the Presenter: Dr. Shanta R. Dube is Associate Professor at Georgia State University. In 1999, she joined the CDC as one of the early investigators on the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE) Study and has been actively engaged in ACE research for two decades. Her current work focuses on delivering her training The Why and How of Trauma-Informed Care to increase awareness, acceptance, and adoption of the ACEs science and integrative approaches to trauma healing.