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The National Summit on Adverse Childhood Experiences

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May 13 and 14, 2013

Philadelphia, PA

Hosted by:

 The Institute for Safe Families and the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation

National sponsors of the Summit include:  The American Academy of Pediatrics, Academy on Violence and Abuse, Council on Social Work Education, Futures Without Violence, National Council for Behavioral Health, Prevent Child Abuse America and The Thomas Scattergood Behavioral Health Foundation.


National Leadership Forum on ACE

Research, Policy and Practice

(By Invitation Only)

Monday and Tuesday, May 13-14, 2013

8:30 am – 3:30 pm

The purpose of the National Summit on Adverse Childhood Experiences is to bring together national and local leaders committed to understanding the research, policy and practice implications about adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) in order to create a paradigm shift within healthcare, mental health, and child-serving systems. 


Childhood Restored: 

The Path From Adversity To Wellness

Liberty View Ballroom, Independence Visitor Center, Philadelphia, PA

Tuesday, May 14, 2013

Reception 4:30 pm – 6:00 pm

Symposium 6:00 pm – 8:00 pm


Guests will hear from renowned national leaders on trauma, adversity and resilience.

Sandra L. Bloom, MD

Nadine Burke Harris, MD, MPH

Kenneth Ginsburg, MD, MS Ed


For questions or to register for the Tuesday evening event please contact

Carolyn Smith-Brown