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In this second installment of the ‘Adverse Childhood Experiences: Recognizing and Minimizing their Impact on Children and Adults’ series, learn tips for how you can recognize behaviors that are linked to Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and the importance of trauma-informed care.

Throughout this video, Laurie Naumann B.A. tells the heartbreaking story of a teenager who, through horrific circumstances, found herself in court at the age of 15 for drug trafficking. The true story of this young woman demonstrates the importance of trauma-informed care.

Watch and listen below to learn more.

This is part two of a four-part series, so be sure to check out the next!

If you missed part-one, where Ms. Naumann and Dr. Mahadevan focused on defining and identifying ACEs and examining their impact on children and adults, you can find it at: Adverse Childhood Experiences | Part 1.

This MFLN-Military Caregiving blog post was published on July 14, 2017.