Continuing Nursing Education Event
Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACES) and Implications for Care:
Building Resilient Families in KC
March 2, 2017
6 p.m. Dinner Provided
Saint Luke’s College, 624 Westport Road, Kansas City, MO 64111
Enter the parking lot through the gates located on the east side of the building.
This event is free and open to the public.
Join Donna O’Malley, PhD, RN, and Brijin Gardner, LSCSW, RPT-S as they discuss Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) and its toll on long-term health and wellness.
O’Malley is the Director of Community Programs, Department of Social Work at Children’s Mercy Hospitals & Clinics and the Project Director of Partnership for Resilient Families. Gardner is the Director of Clinical and Social Services at Kansas City’s Operation Breakthrough, one of the largest early childhood education centers in the country.
Children’s Mercy Hospital and Operation Breakthrough formed the Partnership for Resilient Families in 2013. Together they identify gaps in current services related to the social determinants of health and explore optimal health care delivery models to address the physical, mental, behavioral and developmental health needs of the children and the families they serve.
O’Malley and Gardner will discuss how the health of populations in Kansas City can be changed for the better. You can read more on their topic here
Saint Luke’s Health System is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Midwest Multistate Division, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.
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