Understanding NEAR (Neuroscience, Epigenetics, ACES, Resilience)
Throughout the nation, people are talking about the ACEs Study – the largest public health discovery of our time. Learn how experiences early in life, both positive and negative, affect our nervous system and potentially impact later-life health and well-being. Explore what builds resiliency and understand the basis of a trauma-informed school approach.
Thursday, March 29, 2018
at the Wilkes Elementary Library
7pm – 8:30pm
$10 per person
Join Cezanne Allen M.D, Executive Director of Bainbridge Youth Services and Sue Constan M.ED., School Counselor at Wilkes Elementary for this interactive presentation.
Cezanne Allen, M.D. is Executive Director of Bainbridge Youth Services. A former practicing physician, she is committed to promoting the foundations of health, well-being and resilience. Cezanne is a Kitsap Strong trained presenter in the NEAR sciences (Neuroscience, Epigenetics, ACEs and Resilience).
Sue Constan, M.Ed. is the school counselor at Wilkes Elementary School and a former special education mediator and facilitator for Sounds Options Group, LLC. Sue has a passion for educating schools and communities on trauma informed practices. Sue became a Kitsap Strong trained presenter in the Understanding NEAR (Neuroscience, Epigenetics, ACEs and Resilience)/Building Self-Healing Communities Interface this past September.
Pre-registration recommended as spaces are limited.
Brought to you by Peacock’s Partners for Early Learning.