AWARE : Adverse Childhood Experiences

What is Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs)?

According to the CDC, Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) have a tremendous impact on future violence victimization and perpetration, and lifelong health and opportunity. Working together, we can help create neighborhoods, communities, and a world in which every child can thrive.
Read here for more info on Adverse Childhood Experiences from the CDC
Other resources on ACEs:
  1. Nadine Burke-Harris TED talk
  2. Clearinghouse of ACEs news and information
  3. Center for Youth Wellness  
  4. 2018 Data on ACEs in Arkansas  


Mechanisms by which Adverse Childhood

For more information, please contact:

Dr. Betsy Kindall, AWARE State Project Coordinator
Arkansas Department of Education
OUR Educational Cooperative
P.O. Box 610
Valley Springs, AR 72682
Phone: 870-302-3094