Thanks to Emily Wilson, MPH, MS, CHES, who spent the year as a Stoneleigh Foundation Emerging Leadership Fellow at Institute for Safe Families (ISF). Thanks to the Stoneleigh Foundation for this wonderful opportunity. Emily concluded her one year fellowship here with ISF conducting national research on Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs).
By Anndee Hochman
Do you ever have nightmares? What’s different for you since Mommy and Daddy got divorced? Do you feel safe at school? What happens when you misbehave?
Last week, many people around the world closed the door on 2012 and celebrated the arrival of a new year. 2013 marks the 15th anniversary of the publication of the original Adverse Childhood Experience (ACE) Study findings in the American Journal of Preventive Medicine by Dr.’s Vince Felitti, Roberta Anda, and six other researchers: a study that changed long-held and accepted wellness paradigms in the United States, and challenged the models upon which many of our public and human service systems were founded.
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