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Each year the Northern ACEs Collaborative convenes a national group of stakeholders from multi-sector partnerships, government, healthcare, philanthropy, and frontline trauma and adverse childhood experiences (ACEs) prevention to share the latest promising practices, innovative approaches, and research on addressing and preventing factors contributing to the disproportionately high rates of ACEs in rural areas. 


Inside the 2021 Rural ACEs Summit

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Program Associate II



About 2021 Rural ACEs Summit 

Please join the Northern ACEs Collaborative (NAC) for a memorable 2-DAY VIRTUAL experience as we look at the unique aspects and best practices of implementing Trauma-Informed and ACEs practices in rural communities across the United States.

Expect to see dynamic speakers working in rural areas, multi-sector partnerships funding these initiatives, innovative practices, equity and, more!

Target Audience 

Anyone interested in ACEs & trauma, clinical practitioners, community members, domestic violence workers, education and early childhood providers, elected officials, leaders in public health, organizations working in systems change, social services providers, students


  1. Present the latest promising practices, research, and innovative approaches to addressing and preventing factors contributing to high ACEs in rural communities across the US.

  2. Increase participant understanding of the effects of ACEs on individuals and communities leading to a more trauma-informed region.

  3. Provide a platform for relationship building through dialogue and information sharing.

  4. Provide both short-term and long-term solutions to addressing ACEs and the linkages to the Social Determinants of Health


Download the agenda here

The NASW-CA Chapter maintains responsibility for the continuing education event and its content. NASW-CA Chapter is approved by the National Association of Social Workers (NASW), Ca California Board of Behavioral Sciences (BSS) recognized CE Approval Agency to offer continuing education. The course meets the qualifications for 7 hours of continuing credit for LCSWs, LMFTs, LPCCs, or LEPs as required by BBS. 

The maximum number of credits available is seven (7)

  • September 29, 2021, a total of three (3) CEs will be offered (see registration add-ons)

  • September 30, 2021, a total of four (4) CEs will be offered (see registration add-ons) 

Please note some sessions may not be approved for CE credits for your professional license, and we recommend checking with Individual State Boards for final approval:

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Continuing Education Unit Credit and Certificates

2021 Rural Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACEs) Summit


Virtual Live Webinar | September 29 - 30, 2021 

9:00 AM - 2:00 PM PDT each day 


Zoom Webinar 

Quiet Location with Reliable Internet Connectivity


Do you have any questions regarding the summit or registering?

Program Associate II

Shanthal Ferreyra


Summit Sponsors

California Health and Wellness
California Health and Wellness

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North State Together
North State Together

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Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency
Shasta County Health and Human Services Agency

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California Health and Wellness
California Health and Wellness

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