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The Impact of Adverse Childhood Experiences on an Urban Pediatric Population

Lecture | June 19 | 6-7:30 p.m. |  UC Berkeley Extension (Downtown Center) | Note change in date, time, and location

Nadine Burke Harris, M.D., MPH, FAAP

UC Berkeley Extension

Understand how adverse childhood experiences are a risk factor for adult ailments such as heart disease and cancer. Dr. Nadine Burke Harris outlines the relationship between poverty, child development and health in this thought-provoking lecture. She eloquently describes a model that integrates medical, mental health, and holistic and social services in an evidence-based approach to improving the health and well-being of urban children and youth. Harris shares innovative treatment models based on her research and clinical practice. If you are a health and mental health clinician or teacher who works with urban children, youth and their families, this lecture will be of particular interest. The lecture’s wide-reaching conclusions, however, hold lessons for anyone interested in improving the lives of children.

Please refer to EDP 315861. Make reservations online, or by calling 510-642-4111.