WMFD TV

Search Archive WMFD.com News

www.wmfd.com - The Mental Health and Recovery Board in Ashland County in conjunction with the national Academy on Violence and Abuse hosted a conference Wednesday at the John C. Myers Convocation Center at Ashland University in recognition of April being Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month. }}" />

   
 
 
Conference explores effects of violence and abuse

Story By: Brigitte Coles

 

 

 
 
 
  Email Story to Friend
   
  Original Published: 4/16/2014The Mental Health and Recovery Board in Ashland County in conjunction with the national Academy on Violence and Abuse hosted a conference Wednesday at the John C. Myers Convocation Center at Ashland University in recognition of April being Child Abuse and Neglect Awareness Month. Over 300 people attended the conference which addressed the findings from the Adverse Childhood Experiences Study, which looks at the effects of abuse and neglect in ones early life and the long lasting impact. The keynote speakers were Dr. Vincent J. Felitti, co-principal investigator of the Adverse Childhood Experiences (ACE)Study, Dr. David L. Corwin, president of the Academy on Violence and Abuse (AVA, Dr. Robert W. Block, former president of the American Academy of Pediatrics and Dr. David Schneider, chair and professor in the Department of Family and Community Medicine at St. Louis University. Those in attendance received a certificate.
   
  MORE RECENT NEWS
 
Image1 The rape and kidnapping trial of a Mansfield man begins in Richland County Common Pleas Court. Full Story
Image1 The Spirit of Ability Award was given to a deserving Ohio woman this weekend at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course. Full Story
 
Image1 Law enforcement officers and safe communities group members gathered Friday at the Kehoe Center in Shelby for a media panel discussion. Full Story
Image1 Sixty-seven, five and six-year- olds have the education they'll need to lead long, safe lives. Full Story
  MORE NEWS
 

67 Children Graduate From Ontario Safety Town

Mansfield adult ed offering free GED classes

Lexington Blueberry Festival 5K is August 16

Pioneer welcome week Aug. 12 - 14

Richland County Fair Board Rescinds Dress Code

Clear Fork Substance Abuse Policy Updated

Mansfield Sex Offender Fugitive Arrested In Cleveland

Mansfield School Board Approves Permanent Appropriations

Jazz Dance Camp Underway At Richland Academy Of The Arts

More News