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Learn more about our biennial prevention conference to be held in Greenville, South Carolina, September 5-6, 2019. With the theme of Resilient Families and Resilient Communities, conference attendees will be inspired by dozens of dynamic breakout sessions, regional and national experts and networking opportunities.
Children's Trust has strong network of adverse childhood experience (ACE) Interface Master trainers who are available to help you and your community understand the importance of preventing ACEs.
Learn the impact of ACEs on early childhood brain development, health and well-being, the original ACE study and South Carolina ACE data, as well as strategies to empower communities to prevent ACEs.
"Paper Tigers" and "Resilience" explore ACEs and efforts to apply the science and evidence-based practices to empower communities to improve health and well-being.
Through a guided conversation, Children’s Trust staff can help facilitate community perspectives and knowledge to build a foundation for collective action.
Protective factors are conditions in families and communities that, when presents, increase the health and well-being of children and families. They serve as buffers, helping parents who might otherwise be at risk of abusing their children find resources, supports and coping strategies so that they can parent more effectively, even under stress.