Significant adversity in childhood increases the risk of addictions, mental health problems and chronic diseases, sometimes decades later. In this webinar, you’ll learn:
How social interactions are critical to how brain circuits form and mature.
Experiences that promote healthy brain architecture and experiences that derail it.
How toxic stress affects brain development.
The impact of adverse childhood experiences on later learning, social, and health outcomes, including addiction.
How to build the foundations of resilience in children, adults, and families.
Dr. Nicole Sherren is the Scientific Director and Senior Program Officer with the Palix Foundation. She has a PhD in Neuroscience with expertise in experience-based brain development, neurodevelopmental disorders, and brain plasticity. Nicole joined the Palix Foundation in 2007 to focus on mobilizing the science of early brain development into policy and professional practice.